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Vulnerable adults left without care in England as staff crisis worsens
Figures obtained by the Observer show thousands of people not receiving paid-for services because of lack of workers

Chaminda Jayanetti

15, Jan, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Covid news: UK reports 82,886 new cases; Omicron dominant in Ireland – as it happened
Latest UK daily cases show a 72% jump on the 48,071 new infections recorded last Sunday; Irish officials say 52% of cases estimated to be new variant

Jem Bartholomew (now) Ben Quinn and Fran Lawther (earlier)

20, Dec, 2021 @12:47 AM

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Lack of walk-in vaccine centres puts England’s booster jab target at risk
Thousands drive miles as appointment-only systems jeopardise aim of offering third vaccination to all adults by end of month

Chaminda Jayanetti

19, Dec, 2021 @1:32 PM

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Covid live: Germany tightens restrictions on travel from UK — as it happened
Follow all the latest developments on coronavirus from around the world

Nadeem Badshah and Damien Gayle and Jedidajah Otte (earlier)

19, Dec, 2021 @12:11 AM

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Number of healthy patients ‘stranded’ in English hospital wards rises by 80%
Many fit people are not being discharged because of a lack of adult home care or community health provision

Chaminda Jayanetti

12, Dec, 2021 @8:38 AM

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Domestic abuse offenders in England – not their victims – to be moved away from the family home
Local councils are looking to minimise disruption to children but concerns remain about safety and the underfunding of refuges

Chaminda Jayanetti

27, Nov, 2021 @3:12 PM

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Skip to the loo? Easier said than done as Britain loses hundreds of public toilets
Cash-strapped councils have closed a fifth of conveniences, leaving some people with no choice but to stay close to home

Chaminda Jayanetti

14, Nov, 2021 @10:15 AM

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Record number of domestic abuse victims made homeless
Charities call for more social housing to address ‘heartbreaking and shameful’ new statistics

Chaminda Jayanetti

30, Oct, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Disabled people struggling to hire carers after Brexit
Ministers refuse to ease immigration restrictions as campaigners warn of ‘social care time bomb’

Chaminda Jayanetti

23, Oct, 2021 @8:01 PM

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Nearly a quarter of callers to NHS helpline give up after being left on hold
North-east worst hit as waiting times for assistance near 25 minutes

Chaminda Jayanetti

03, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Universal credit cut will cost carers for disabled £1,000 a year
More than 300,000 people will be hit by the end of the £20 temporary increase in the benefit, government figures show

Chaminda Jayanetti

02, Oct, 2021 @3:09 PM

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Coroners warned of mental health care failings in dozens of inquests
Observer investigation identifies 56 cases in which patients lost their lives after being unable to access the help that they needed

Chaminda Jayanetti

05, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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