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World Sepsis Day

September 13th marks World Sepsis Day, an opportunity for people to unite in the fight against sepsis. As a leading cause of maternal and neonatal deaths, sepsis, or severe infection, is one of the most common fatal diseases worldwide....

More Than A Medical Issue

Last Thursday saw the extremely successful ‘Powered by PechaKucha’ event in celebration of the International Day of the Midwife. Soapbox hosted an evening of presentations at the Belmont Filmhouse, Aberdeen, where speakers came to talk about various topics in...

Global Handwashing Day

October 15th 2016 marks Global Handwashing Day, a global campaign to encourage the practise of handwashing to prevent the spread of infections and improve global hygiene and health. An estimated 15% of patients globally develop one or more infections...