Health

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Dementia patients who see same GP have better quality of life, study finds
Study finds patients who consistently see same GP have fewer health complications and emergency hospital visits

Andrew Gregory Health editor

25, Jan, 2022 @12:05 AM

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NHS England plans dental ‘treatment blitz’ to tackle appointments backlog
New £50m funding pot allocated to help provide 350,000 extra slots – including weekends and evenings – in February and March

Andrew Gregory Health editor

25, Jan, 2022 @12:01 AM

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A full list of alleged government Covid rule-busting ‘parties’
From ‘cheese and wine’ in Downing Street to ‘boozy’ leaving dos – the number of suspect events grows to 15

Aubrey Allegretti

24, Jan, 2022 @8:51 PM

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Making tough choices for better NHS care | Letters
Letters: One junior doctor says we need to make the NHS the best choice for healthcare, Gary Hartnoll believes consultants who do private work are an easy target and Steve Iliffe says tapping the private sector can help the NHS

Letters

24, Jan, 2022 @4:58 PM

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‘Paradigm shift’ needed in way WHO is funded, says director general
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says Covid pandemic has proven that health is ‘an international issue’

Peter Beaumont

24, Jan, 2022 @2:48 PM

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Tell us: did you decide to become a nurse in the UK during the pandemic?
We’d like to hear from trainee nurses about what inspired them to apply

Guardian community team

24, Jan, 2022 @11:10 AM

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Reaching for military metaphors won’t help Britain learn to live with Covid | Philip Ball
There will be no ‘victory’ or ‘armistice day’ – the reality of how pandemics end is far more complicated than that, says the science writer Philip Ball

Philip Ball

24, Jan, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Long Covid: nearly 2m days lost in NHS staff absences in England
MPs urge support for workers after data shows extent of ongoing illness in first 18 months of pandemic

Ian Sample Science editor

24, Jan, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Unvaccinated NHS staff in England urged to have Covid jab before deadline
Dominic Raab calls for workers to come forward amid calls for cut off for mandatory shots to be extended

Ian Sample Science editor

23, Jan, 2022 @6:52 PM

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Half of first-wave Covid cases may have lasting harm to sense of smell
Early findings in Swedish study show range of chronic olfactory problems in people infected in 2020

Ian Sample Science editor

23, Jan, 2022 @5:30 PM

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The Guardian view on recovery: an underrated process | Editorial
Editorial: Recuperation – for the nation as well as the individual – requires attention, care and even grace

Editorial

23, Jan, 2022 @5:23 PM

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The urgent need for clean water, at home and abroad | Letters
Letters: Christine McGourty, the chief executive of Water UK, calls for collaboration between companies and regulators to improve the health of UK rivers, while Claire Seaward of WaterAid warns of the spread of drug-resistant infections through dirty water

Letters

23, Jan, 2022 @5:01 PM

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