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Antibiotic awareness

World Antibiotic Awareness Week

Today marks the beginning of World Antibiotic Awareness Week! The week aims to increase global awareness of antibiotic resistance (AMR) and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policymakers to avoid the further emergence and spread of...

sepsis day

World Sepsis Day

Today we’re wearing pink to mark World Sepsis Day, an opportunity to raise awareness about sepsis globally. Sepsis, or severe infection, is one of the most common fatal diseases worldwide. An estimated 50 people die from sepsis every hour...

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Global Citizenship

Many NHS Scotland staff give their time and expertise to volunteering work in healthcare settings across the world – helping to make big improvements in the health of other countries whilst at the same time benefitting Scotland. On Friday...

Soapbox Attends the 2018 GLOW Conference

This year’s GLOW conference (Global Women’s Research Society), hosted by the University of Cambridge, took an inter-disciplinary perspective with the theme ‘Bench to Bedside’. Lab scientists, obstetricians, midwives, social researchers, statisticians, funders and even filmmakers spent two days together,...

Goodbye Suzanne!

We are sad to announce that Soapbox Senior Programmes Officer and extraordinaire, Suzanne Cross is leaving Soapbox for new pastures! Suzanne has been with Soapbox from our very beginnings in 2012. As Soapbox settled into its stride over the...