Society

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MPs tell Johnson: you have a duty to help vaccinate the world
Group urges prime minister to tackle desperate shortage in developing nations

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

31, May, 2021 @9:00 PM

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NHS staff are reaching the end of their tether | Letters
Letters: GPs have been put in an untenable position, expected to provide both unlimited remote advice and face-to-face appointments, writes Dr Charlotte Bryson. Plus letters from a frustrated patient and a trainee nurse

Letters

31, May, 2021 @3:58 PM

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Covid lockdown school closures ‘hit mothers’ mental health but left fathers unaffected’
Study of parents in England reveals mothers suffered from loneliness, depression and problems sleeping

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

31, May, 2021 @1:24 PM

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Food bank supremo Emma Revie: ‘This is the best job in the world – and it shouldn’t have to exist’
The Trussell Trust gave hungry Britons 2.5m food parcels in the last year. A million were for children. Its CEO talks about the failure of the benefits system, the strains of the pandemic – and her awe at the people who step up to help

Sam Wollaston

31, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Family accuses East Surrey hospital of letting woman ‘waste away’
Coroner ruled that neglect contributed to Linda Doherty’s death from starvation amid blunders in 2017

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

30, May, 2021 @3:00 PM

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GPs warn over plans to share patient data with third parties in England
Doctors say NHS Digital’s proposals could erode the relationship between them and their patients

Sarah Marsh

30, May, 2021 @1:26 PM

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‘Don’t freak out!’ Why keeping calm and carrying on exercising can help back pain
When it hurts to walk, bend or even sit, it’s tempting to lie down until your spine sorts itself out. But moving can be the key to getting better

Amy Fleming

30, May, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Lionel Shriver: ‘A chosen death is an authorial act – I’ve never cared for stories that end on ellipses’
The author’s new novel centres around an elderly couple bound in a suicide pact. Watching her parents age, the subject of dying with dignity is never far from her mind

Lionel Shriver

30, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The psychologists signing up for psychedelic therapy training: ‘Amazing things can happen’
The global renaissance of psychedelic drugs in the treatment of mental health gains further legitimacy in Australia as psychologists sign up for clinical trials

Jenny Valentish

29, May, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Patients were sent back to care homes without Covid test despite bosses’ plea
Pressure piles up on Matt Hancock after managers say they felt ‘abandoned’ by health ministry in first wave

Michael Savage and James Tapper

29, May, 2021 @6:01 PM

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Health experts urge caution on giving Covid vaccines to UK children
As the US and Europe approve plans to immunise teenagers, scientists in Britain advise delay

Robin McKie

29, May, 2021 @11:12 AM

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Vulnerability support service adheres to all ethical and clinical standards | Letter
Letter: Nik Adams and Nicki Fowler on the partnership service between NHS forensic mental health teams and policing

Letters

28, May, 2021 @11:18 AM

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