Society

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Smoking-related cancer twice as prevalent among poor in England
Overall cancer rates are higher among the wealthy, finds Cancer Research UK – but smoking and its cancers are now concentrated among the poor

Denis Campbell

02, Aug, 2021 @11:01 PM

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‘I am still waiting’: some Australians turned away from getting Covid vaccine because of register errors
More reports have emerged of problems with the national vaccine register, causing confusion and frustration

Christopher Knaus

02, Aug, 2021 @11:00 PM

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Daughter of 13-year-old mother raped in 1970s wins justice at last
Daisy, 45, overcame years of police inaction after persuading her mother to testify against Carvel Bennett

Diane Taylor

02, Aug, 2021 @6:38 PM

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The key to persuading people to get vaccinated | Letters
Letters: Paul McGilchrist on why governments should address misinformation clearly and repeatedly, and Des Senior and Patrick Cosgrove on public health and personal freedom

Letters

02, Aug, 2021 @4:44 PM

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Women not receiving NHS support after miscarriage, say campaigners
Pregnancy and baby loss charity Tommy’s says 20% of women experience PTSD after miscarriage

Rachel Hall

02, Aug, 2021 @4:28 PM

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‘There is another way’: why Timpson boss hit out at PM’s chain-gang plan
James Timpson has employed ex-prisoners since 2008 and says putting trust in people pays off

Eric Allison Prisons correspondent

02, Aug, 2021 @1:41 PM

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Union calls on private NHS employers to match public-sector pay rises
Union says workers employed by private firms should not miss out on 3% pay rise given to NHS staff

Alex Mistlin

01, Aug, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Wellbeing in decline in England as loneliness rises, report shows
Decline started before Covid pandemic and continued to drop as country entered first lockdown in March 2020

Nicola Slawson

01, Aug, 2021 @11:00 PM

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High Wycombe: the home counties food insecurity hotspot
Even though it is one of England’s most affluent areas, study finds one in seven households went hungry during last lockdown

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

01, Aug, 2021 @7:32 PM

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Johnson faces rebellion over ‘intolerable’ hunger and poverty in home counties
Steve Baker, MP for Wycombe, urged ministers not to ignore the cost of living crisis in constituencies like his

Patrick Butler and Jessica Elgot

01, Aug, 2021 @7:32 PM

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Joseph Compton obituary
Other lives: Environmental health officer who tackled the problems of slum housing in 1950s Manchester

Barbara Compton

01, Aug, 2021 @4:43 PM

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Judy Hildebrand obituary
Other lives: Pioneering family therapist who later moved into training a new generation of practitioners

Bebe Speed

01, Aug, 2021 @4:42 PM

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