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‘I just want to go home’: the locked-out Queenslanders trapped in no man’s land
Hundreds of people are stuck in northern NSW, living in cars and tents – and running out of time

Susan Chenery

15, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Without GPs we would be in chaos instead of a crisis | Letters
Letters: Dr Shaun Meehan proposes a government of national unity to get us through the next few years. Plus letters from Dr Jon Fenton, Nick Nuttgens, Dr Michael Peel, Peter Lowe, Patricia Morgan and Alan Stowell

Letters

15, Oct, 2021 @4:40 PM

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Worst care homes more likely to have poorest residents, official data shows
Sixty-nine per cent of people in ‘inadequate’ homes in England have their bills paid for by the state

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

15, Oct, 2021 @2:53 PM

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Sunak expected to confirm end to public sector pay freeze
Exclusive: Unions say if departments are not given funding to raise pay then in effect freeze will remain

Heather Stewart Political editor

15, Oct, 2021 @12:13 PM

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Charities say Covid booster rollout for immunosuppressed is ‘chaotic failure’
More than half of those with compromised immune systems yet to be contacted for third vaccine dose

Peter Walker and Nicola Davis

15, Oct, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Austerity in England linked to more than 50,000 extra deaths in five years
Researchers looked at 2010-2015 when Cameron cuts to NHS and social care were starting to bite

Andrew Gregory Health editor

14, Oct, 2021 @10:30 PM

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GPs warn face-to-face appointments plan could lead to exodus of doctors
British Medical Association says blueprint could exacerbate GP shortage and see many leave the profession

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

14, Oct, 2021 @8:27 PM

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Disabled woman to take DWP to court over ‘immoral’ automatic benefit deductions
Helen Timson says third party deductions scheme can leave many without enough money to buy food

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

14, Oct, 2021 @6:46 PM

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‘It is with a heavy heart that I leave’ – why the unrelieved pressure is pushing GPs to quit
An overburdened workforce has little hope the Tory pledge of 6,000 extra UK family doctors will happen any time soon

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

14, Oct, 2021 @6:27 PM

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People taking statins less likely to die from Covid, study suggests
Experts warn findings do not prove cholesterol-lowering drugs can reduce death rates

Andrew Gregory Health editor

14, Oct, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Don’t Be That Guy: activists praise campaign tackling sexual violence
‘Powerful’ video by Police Scotland calls on men to look at their own attitudes and behaviours towards women

Kevin Rawlinson

14, Oct, 2021 @5:25 PM

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Police commissioner accused of victim blaming after Everard case resigns
Tory Philip Allott caused outrage in wake of the murder by saying women ‘need to be streetwise’

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

14, Oct, 2021 @3:28 PM

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