Steve Fouch

Head of Communications
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Steve Fouch is CMF Head of Communications. He has worked in community nursing, HIV & AIDS and palliative care. He serves on the International Board of Nurses Christian Fellowship International.
Steve Fouch

Recent blog posts written by Steve Fouch

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Can we vaccinate our way out of the pandemic?

Here in the UK, we have been feeling pretty good about ourselves recently, with (at the time of writing) over 35 million adults having been partially vaccinated and more than 18 million fully vaccinated. In other words, more than two-thirds of the adult population has […]

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The headline figures don’t tell the whole story in the BMA assisted suicide poll

While there have been what seems like an unending succession of polls of British doctors about euthanasia and assisted suicide, that run by the British Medical Association (BMA) early in 2020 can lay claim to being one of the most thorough and significant. With over […]

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COVID-19 exposing global health inequalities

Last week, I looked at how COVID-19 was disproportionately affecting people of colour in the UK, and how existing social and health inequalities were being brought into the light once again by the pandemic. But while the rich world grapples with its legacy of social […]

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COVID-19 is exposing UK health inequalities

Recent figures from theDepartment of Health and Social Care (DHSC) show the UK death toll from COVID-19 was nearly 40,000 by the start of June. This makes the UK’s death toll among the worst in the global pandemic. Black and minority ethnic (BAME) communities make up a […]

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The Nightingale Legacy

With the news just over a week ago that the London Nightingale Hospital was to be ‘mothballed’ as no new COVID-19 cases were expected to need the facility in the foreseeable future, it is ironic that today we celebrate the institution’s namesake’s 200th birthday. One wonders […]