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British Medical Association says ‘time is now’ for Covid plan B
The doctors’ trade union believes not taking action over England’s growing Covid cases is ‘wilfully negligent’

Nadeem Badshah

20, Oct, 2021 @9:18 PM

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Social mobility tsar wants campaign against toddlers having mobile phones
Katharine Birbalsingh says she wants to educate parents that the devices will make reading harder for children

Sally Weale Education correspondent

20, Oct, 2021 @6:33 PM

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Doctors in south Wales ‘scared to come to work’ over safety fears
Staff at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board hospitals report being ‘close to total burnout’

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

20, Oct, 2021 @5:38 PM

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Complacency slowing England’s Covid booster jabs rollout, says NHS leader
Ruth Rankine says people are less motivated to get top-up dose as restrictions have eased

Denis Campbell and Ian Sample

20, Oct, 2021 @3:09 PM

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Family of vulnerable man found dead in Dorset prison demand reforms
Call follows inquest jury conclusion that there was a string of failings in care of Anthony Clacher

Steven Morris

20, Oct, 2021 @11:32 AM

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‘Smoking kills’ could be printed on every cigarette under new UK proposals
MPs propose raft of tough new measures aimed at getting more people to stop smoking

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

20, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Deaths among the double vaccinated: what is behind the Australian statistics?
A small number of people become severely unwell with Covid even if they are fully vaccinated, but the data suggests they mostly suffer from other conditions as well

Melissa Davey Medical editor

20, Oct, 2021 @3:16 AM

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English vaccine centres to take children’s bookings from next week
Vaccination of 12- to 15-year-olds for Covid to be extended beyond schools, as PM warns of ‘difficult winter’

Aubrey Allegretti and Heather Stewart

19, Oct, 2021 @5:52 PM

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Tell us: how did you get through a period of loneliness in your life?
We would like to hear about your experience of loneliness – and how you managed to put it behind you

Guardian community team

19, Oct, 2021 @4:33 PM

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Councils face call to prioritise gang victims for rehousing
FoI research finds threats or links to crime put 26,500 people at risk of homelessness in England and Wales

Jessica Elgot

19, Oct, 2021 @4:27 PM

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Doctors call on NHS to offer women more help after first miscarriage
Current rules state support only has to be provided to those who have had three unsuccessful pregnancies

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

19, Oct, 2021 @1:07 PM

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‘Inadequate’ Blackburn care home put into special measures
Inspectors who visited Longfield residential home found dementia patients living in ‘undignified’ and dirty conditions

Andrew Gregory Health editor

19, Oct, 2021 @6:09 AM

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