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Inquiry to look at how to encourage NHS mutuals

Health minister says John Lewis-style participation could bring significant improvements to health sector

Patrick Wintour

09, Oct, 2013 @11:01 PM

Letters: Outdoor education opens new avenues for discovery
Letters: The most exciting time of expansion was in the 1960s, when many visionary chief education officers set up a wide network of local authority outdoor education centres

09, Oct, 2013 @8:00 PM

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Depression in pregnancy may affect children's mental health, study finds
Research suggests that levels of stress hormone cortisol, which are raised in depression, can influence development of foetus

Sarah Boseley, health editor

09, Oct, 2013 @8:00 PM

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Soho sex workers protest against evictions – video

Sex worker and two 'maids' explain how the crackdown will make their job more dangerous

John Domokos and Alexandra Topping

09, Oct, 2013 @7:19 PM

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Soho sex workers protest against forced evictions in London red light district

Demonstrators gather outside office of one of the main property owners in the area calling for them to stand up to the police

Alexandra Topping

09, Oct, 2013 @6:32 PM

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Harrow council offers social housing tenants up to £38,000 to move and buy

Home ownership grant one of London borough's downsizing incentives and illustrates scarcity of social housing in parts of UK

Peter Walker

09, Oct, 2013 @3:39 PM

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Will banning packs of 10 cigarettes help smokers quit?
New government measures are supposed to discourage kids and social smokers, but the verdict on the street is mixed

Will Coldwell

09, Oct, 2013 @3:36 PM

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Society daily 09.10.13

Can community energy-switching combat fuel poverty?

Clare Horton

09, Oct, 2013 @11:31 AM

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The voluntary sector must consider the impact of ageing

A new commission aims to give the charitable sector 'a gentle kick up the pants' and make sure it's not complacent. Lynne Berry explains

Lynne Berry

09, Oct, 2013 @8:30 AM

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Charities can campaign as they always have | Andrew Lansley

Andrew Lansley: The changes the government is proposing to its lobbying bill should allay charities' concerns

Andrew Lansley

09, Oct, 2013 @7:00 AM

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Robert Francis QC: 'Good people lack support to do their job' | Denis Campbell

Denis Campbell: The head of the Mid Staffs inquiry still believes the government's response should include minimum staffing levels

Denis Campbell

09, Oct, 2013 @6:30 AM

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Why the social care bill is still cause for concern | David Brindle

David Brindle: As the biggest overhaul of social-care rules for 65 years returns to parliament, anxiety prevails about the length of home-care visits and the cap on care costs

David Brindle

09, Oct, 2013 @6:00 AM

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