What a difference a week makes - or maybe not. Last Sunday I joined BBC World Service Weekend's host, the audacious and fantastic Catrin Nye and my fellow panelist, Simon Robinson, regional editor Europe, Africa and Middle East for the Reuters New Agency to discuss everything from votes for 16...
Saleyha Ahsan looks at trench foot and other infections of the war. Particularly how poor wound cleansing was one of the major contributors to amputations and death.
100 years today since some women over 30 in the UK won the right to vote for the first time on the passing of the Representation of the People Act. It initiated the change to bring votes to all women, regardless of age, marital staus and wealth.
Emergency doctor and ex-army officer, Dr Saleyha Ahsan compares medical equipment used in modern warfare with WW1.
And being on the One Show sofa with Donny Osmond for the discussion! He was just brilliant.
It’s the first day of February and today for the first time since the end of November, I’m allowing myself to breath easier. Not totally free but just easier. Not the normal free spirt, head in the clouds, chasing the ideas kind of breathing but slightly less tense, slightly relaxed...
BBC Earth Lab Published on 5 Jan 2017 Dr Saleyha Ahsan tells us how much execise we need to do in order to burn off a single chocolate bar and the options that are available to us for calulating and burning the calories.
Imagine trying to save someone whose heart has stopped. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) with rescue breaths is being delivered to maintain essential oxygen flow to the brain. But the heart has not started beating on its own again. How long should the doctor carry on before “making the call”? When should they stop...
2018 didn't start as planned. All that anticipation of starting fresh with new projects and how you want to define the rest of the year disappeared into a mist of hospitals, consultant ward rounds and being at the mercy of someone else’s judgement and care.