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Universal credit cut will lead to more UK children in care – study
Academic modelling estimates removal of £20-a-week uplift will result in explosion in child poverty

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

26, Sep, 2021 @10:30 AM

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Owners face new trap in their bid to sell flats hit by Grenfell cladding crisis
Mortgage firms still want safety certificates on low-rise buildings, despite new ruling

Tom Wall

26, Sep, 2021 @8:08 AM

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‘I would watch every episode’: charting the 30-year study into Australian women’s ageing
Science needs to recognise and address the vast differences between male and female health, says Prof Cassandra Szoeke

Natalie Parletta

25, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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‘Psychedelics renaissance’: new wave of research puts hallucinogenics forward to treat mental health
In what’s been described as a ‘paradigm shifter’ for psychiatry, Australian clinical trials are exploring the therapeutic benefits of illegal substances

Donna Lu

25, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Patricia’s Room: a loving tribute defying the invisibility of living with dementia
In a new photo series tracing her 90-year-old mother-in-law’s memory loss, Jennifer Blau aims to break down the stigma associated with the disease

Rafqa Touma

25, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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‘Just a miscarriage’: has anything improved in NSW since Jana Horska’s shocking experience in 2007?
More than a decade after a parliamentary inquiry promised to overhaul the management of early pregnancy complications, underfunding, understaffing and insensitivity continue to fail women in their darkest hour

Isabelle Oderberg

25, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Prison guards, but not mother, get counselling after baby dies in cell
Exclusive: Report from the ombudsman found that the guards who failed to help were offered bereavement support but not the grieving teenager

Hannah Summers

25, Sep, 2021 @4:03 PM

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UK care homes face funding crisis as banks refuse loans
Providers say lenders have ‘no appetite’ for industry battered by Covid and staff crisis

James Tapper and Michael Savage

25, Sep, 2021 @2:04 PM

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Fears over NHS plan to close all local ambulance stations in London
London ambulance service programme will shut 68 sites and replace them with 18 new ‘hubs’

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

25, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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We must oppose this cruel universal credit cut by any means necessary | Letters
Letters: Readers say the withdrawal of the £20 uplift has to be resisted and that many of those affected have already suffered disproportionately

Letters

24, Sep, 2021 @3:42 PM

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Paradoxes of progress on autism | Letter
Letter: Prof Jonathan Green and Prof Andrew Whitehouse explain some of the implications of their autism therapy trial

Letters

24, Sep, 2021 @3:37 PM

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NHS ‘on the edge’ with some patients waiting 48 hours for a bed
Exclusive: record number of A&Es having to turn away ambulances daily amid unprecedented demand

Andrew Gregory and Denis Campbell

24, Sep, 2021 @1:24 PM

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