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Group of NHS medics launch legal bid against compulsory Covid jabs
Group includes intensive care doctor who told Sajid Javid he did not agree with policy in England

Sarah Marsh

28, Jan, 2022 @5:41 PM

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Everything Is True by Roopa Farooki review – the pandemic up close and personal
A doctor’s record of facing the onslaught of Covid’s first wave while swamped by private grief

Rachel Clarke

27, Jan, 2022 @7:30 AM

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About 300,000 in UK have potentially deadly aortic valve condition, study finds
NHS may struggle with future numbers, researchers warn, due to large pool of undiagnosed people

Andrew Gregory Health editor

25, Jan, 2022 @11:30 PM

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Home births in England may be denied if midwives without Covid jab lose jobs
Women could also be unable to give birth at their local hospital as understaffed maternity units face loss of up to 2,000 midwives

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

25, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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A worker in winter: the hidden life of a GP – angry patients, anti-vaxxers, extreme goodwill and exhaustion
In the first of a new series on the under-pressure workers holding the UK together in this difficult winter, doctor Laura Mount reveals how staff sickness, spiralling waiting lists and political pressure have left GPs on the brink

Sirin Kale

25, Jan, 2022 @6:00 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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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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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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Waiting lists must not be a pretext for privatising the NHS | Stella Creasy
The government is pouring money into private healthcare firms. But who is really benefiting, asks Labour MP Stella Creasy

Stella Creasy

23, Jan, 2022 @4:43 PM

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Severe shortage of nurses in UK children’s intensive care units
Report reveals healthcare assistants are covering the work of nurses in 29 of the country’s 30 specialist units

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

23, Jan, 2022 @1:58 PM

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Mandatory Covid jabs policy divides NHS leaders in England as deadline nears
Trust chiefs hold conflicting views over compulsory vaccinations, which look set to put staffing of health service under even more pressure

James Tapper

23, Jan, 2022 @9:00 AM

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