Associate Professor in Public Health @unisouthampton MBChB FFPH MRCP MPH. MSc PhD in Epidemiology. MBE. My words=my personal views. RT≠endorse #CountLongCovid

Hampshire, UK
Joined May 2010
Our paper measuring #LongCovid stigma using a new scale: preprint (not-peer reviewed yet). medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/… In our UK-based sample, 95% experienced at least one type of stigma at least sometimes and 76% often/always. @PantelichMarija @NidaZiauddeen @Know_HG @ClaireHastie1
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Look at the sky and breath… Having something so much bigger than my little life yet so entwined with it as a beautiful companion brings me calm.
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Have you experienced #LongCovid while pregnant or breastfeeding? There is very little research in this group. Please consider taking part in our survey to understand more about this. More info on this link: southampton.qualtrics.com/jf… Please RT or share to relevant groups. Thanks.
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I mean Sunday night is so…
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Of course I’m not really relaxing if I’m feeling guilty about relaxing…
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Nature with the sun shining on it are the ultimate healers.
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I don’t take up labels easily unless I know exactly what they mean to me, but it’s a sunny Sunday morning and worth saying that I’d unapologetically call myself a #feminist. Here’s a reminder of the definition for those who forgot. Nothing controversial in 2022 ☀️☺️
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Remember those public health vs the economy debates & headlines in 2020-21 when we were saying #CountLongCovid? Well here goes an answer from none other than the Bank of England. The quotes below are from a speech by Michael Saunders, Monetary Policy Committee Member: 1/5
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Childhood obesity rates are twice as high in the most deprived compared to the least deprived areas. gov.uk/government/publicatio…
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Day 14 OK.. for two weeks now I’ve been posting a picture and a quote everyday. Here’s today’s picture and over to you for sharing a quote that inspires you or simply makes you feel good 🙂
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Day 13 “Set the bird's wings with gold and it will never again soar in the sky." Rabindranath Tagore
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Day 12 “Either grant me the bliss of the ignorant or give me the strength to bear the knowledge.” @Elif_Safak
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I think long-term sickness figures need to be quoted alongside unemployment figures, don’t you?
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Oops almost forgot today. Day 11 “The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” Elbert Hubbard
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*Food basket survey* Please consider participating in our survey (5-10 min) led by @geodianna which asks about the food items you buy most frequently. This is to see how food prices change over time by tracking a 'representative' basket. More info here: southampton.qualtrics.com/jf…
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Day 10 “Faith is the bird that feels the light and sings when the dawn is still dark.” Rabindranath Tagore
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Day 9 “And that's the thing about people who mean everything they say. They think everyone else does too.” @khaledhosseini
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Under the tree 😍
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My 9 year old’s photography :)
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