Society

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Thurrock council ignored bankruptcy warnings and took ‘unprecedented risks’
Documents show Thurrock failed to act despite being cautioned about scale and risky nature of investments

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

30, Nov, 2022 @6:59 PM

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‘We want action’: bereaved families launch Killed Women campaign
Campaigners hope collective voice will force change in Britain, where a woman is killed by a man every three days

Alexandra Topping

30, Nov, 2022 @6:30 PM

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A full exploration of the rise in gender-questioning girls is much needed | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to an article on the huge rise in the number of adolescent biological girls seeking referrals to gender clinics in recent years. Plus, the gender-neutral pronoun ‘per’

30, Nov, 2022 @5:42 PM

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Housing hazards that cost the NHS £1.4bn a year and can be deadly | Letter
Letter: There has not been enough investment in ensuring that homes do not threaten the health or life of occupiers, write Prof David Ormandy and Dr Stephen Battersby

30, Nov, 2022 @5:41 PM

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Care crisis left my brother relying on the kindness of friends and volunteers | Letters
Letter: Shelagh Young writes about her brother being left without care, and says that trying to hold local councils or the NHS to account feels futile

30, Nov, 2022 @5:41 PM

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Young people and parents in the UK: share your views on vaping
We would also like to speak with parents and young people as figures show the number of children and young people vaping is rising

Guardian community team

30, Nov, 2022 @3:43 PM

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Ambulance workers in England: tell us why you’re striking
We would like to speak to ambulance workers ahead of the planned industrial action

Guardian community team

30, Nov, 2022 @2:19 PM

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NHS ‘nowhere near ready’ to deliver new Alzheimer’s drug, doctors say
Patients unlikely to receive lecanemab before 2026 and health service does not yet have necessary infrastructure

Ian Sample Science editor

30, Nov, 2022 @10:34 AM

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NHS England ad campaign hopes to change behaviours and relieve service
The Help Us Help You campaign by M&C Saatchi, worth up to £28.6m, encourages people to cut down on in-person GP visits

Aubrey Allegretti

30, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Drug slows cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s patients, study reveals
Antibody therapy lecanemab removes clumps of protein called beta amyloid that builds up in brain

Ian Sample Science editor

30, Nov, 2022 @12:50 AM

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Thurrock council admits disastrous investments caused £500m deficit
Tory-led Essex authority is on brink of bankruptcy and has appealed to government for emergency bailout

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

29, Nov, 2022 @8:18 PM

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Six in 10 older teens in England have ‘possible eating problems’
NHS Digital research reveals scale of issues, with even higher number of 20- to 23-year-olds affected

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

29, Nov, 2022 @7:37 PM

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