Society

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‘School-to-prison pipeline’: youth justice services failing black boys
Probation inspectorate finds lack of curiosity underpinning inaction on youth offending disparities across England

Aamna Mohdin

21, Oct, 2021 @7:53 PM

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Can GPs take industrial action and how might it affect patients?
Family doctors have moved towards holding a ballot on industrial action in a row over in-person appointments

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

21, Oct, 2021 @7:22 PM

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GPs in England threaten industrial action over in-person appointments
Family doctors reject plan to force them to see any patient who wants face-to-face appointment

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

21, Oct, 2021 @6:44 PM

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Peter Deary obituary
Other lives: Long-serving scout leader and church volunteer in Hertfordshire

Alison Deary

21, Oct, 2021 @4:41 PM

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Government will take 18 years to reach rape charges target, data shows
Analysis reveals that at current pace ministers will fall far short of increase promised in England and Wales

Alexandra Topping, Tobi Thomas, Pamela Duncan and Brendan Matheson

21, Oct, 2021 @4:03 PM

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St Andrews University: safety measures introduced over drink-spiking concerns
Students’ union to bring in tests at campus bars after incidents reported in four university cities across Scotland

Libby Brooks and Maya Wolfe-Robinson

21, Oct, 2021 @3:12 PM

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Jeremy Hunt calls for shorter wait for Covid booster jabs before Christmas
Relaxing six-month gap between second and third doses would speed up rollout, says former health secretary

Jessica Elgot

21, Oct, 2021 @1:02 PM

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Who can get a Covid booster jab in England?
Health minister says eligible people no longer need to wait to be invited if six months has passed since second dose

Alexandra Topping

21, Oct, 2021 @10:12 AM

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Only 14% of promised Covid vaccine doses reach poorest nations
Just 261m of the 1.8bn doses pledged by wealthy nations have arrived in low-income countries, analysis finds

Andrew Gregory Health editor

21, Oct, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Three in five Australian GPs say vaccine rollout changes among biggest Covid challenges
RACGP Health of the Nation report finds psychological conditions were again most reported reason for patient presentations

Melissa Davey Medical editor

21, Oct, 2021 @3:40 AM

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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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