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Too worried about tariffs and trade wars to follow Twitter? Here is our roundup of the health-related tweets you might have missed last week:

  • Healthcare named as top worry in Great Britain in interesting @IpsosMORI chart;

  • Claire Lemer reflects on her time as a trauma patient in great blog that argues "Getting the care you need shouldn’t depend on being knowledgeable, articulate, and demanding"; 

  • new blog by Academy of Medical Sciences Fellow Francesca Happé explores why we are missing or misdiagnosing thousands of girls and women in the UK who have autism; 

  • Data shows sickness absence rates climbing to over 5% for NHS staff over the winter with flu having an impact on more than just patients; 

  • Watch this short amination to find out more about the history of MS; 

  • As the NHS explores new ways of delivering care in the community they should take a look at what we could learn from New York barbershops; 

  • An interesting blog by @Paul_Corrigan on social prescribing as the NHS looks to the future;

  • Lots can be learnt from comparing health systems from across the globe – here are 19 country profiles for comparison;

  • Provider sector Q4 figures revealed over £800m of savings was one-off efficiencies – money the NHS will have to save all over again next year.

Over the pond

  • Health care costs repeatedly top the list of consumers’ financial concerns in America and here is part of the reason why;
  • Growing demand for itemised medical bills in the States as Kaiser Health News and NPR run a ‘bill of the month’ series which last month highlighted the big bill for 4 tiny screws.

And finally

  • A headline leaves us all wondering what happens to patient 1,000.