Society

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MS charities decry UK postcode lottery for ‘life-changing’ drug
Nearly 70,000 estimated to be missing out on drug available on NHS in Wales and Scotland

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

09, Aug, 2021 @11:30 AM

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Covid vaccine mandates: can you be required in Australia to get the jab?
We ask experts about the law around requiring vaccination – and if it is ethical for employers to impose such a mandate

Paul Karp

09, Aug, 2021 @7:26 AM

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UK set to ‘hoard’ up to 210m doses of Covid vaccine, research suggests
Exclusive: Pressure grows on government to do more to help poorer countries left ‘fighting for scraps’

Aubrey Allegretti

09, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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UK couple completes challenge to take part in 101 Olympic sports
Charlotte Nichols and Stuart Bates have raised more than £100,000 for motor neurone disease

Steven Morris

09, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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NHS England delays could lead to thousands of deaths, says heart charity
Long waiting times for hospital care mean heart patients could miss ‘window of opportunity’, report finds

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

08, Aug, 2021 @11:01 PM

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NHS still not recognising British citizens’ overseas Covid jabs, says peer
Lord Paddick accuses government of ‘broken promises’ after Pfizer jabs received in Norway go unrecognised

Robyn Vinter

08, Aug, 2021 @1:13 PM

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Is robot therapy the future?
Seek help for a mental health issue today and you may find yourself referred to an online app or talking to a robot therapist. Is this welcome democratisation of an expensive resource – or the ‘Uberisation of therapy’? Eva Wiseman reports

Eva Wiseman

08, Aug, 2021 @9:00 AM

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‘It was just unconscionable’: Cori Bush on her fight to extend the eviction moratorium
The congresswoman’s protest on the Capitol steps may have been unconventional – but she didn’t come to Washington to play by the old rules.

Poppy Noor

08, Aug, 2021 @9:00 AM

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It’s up to you, Rishi Sunak: your next move is make or break for the NHS
The chancellor has largely met his pledge on funding during the Covid pandemic but that could change in the autumn spending review

Chris Hopson

08, Aug, 2021 @6:30 AM

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The next battle for the NHS: Sajid Javid v Rishi Sunak
With soaring waiting lists and an exhausted workforce, billions are needed to avoid a crisis. Will the health secretary persuade a hard-nosed chancellor to fund the health service?

Michael Savage and Denis Campbell

08, Aug, 2021 @6:01 AM

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NHS waiting lists could top 15 million in four years without major rise in capacity
Overspend of at least £5bn likely, says Nuffield Trust – but cabinet is deeply split over size of future funding settlement

Michael Savage and Denis Campbell

07, Aug, 2021 @11:02 PM

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‘No sympathy, no understanding’: the social worker fired while perimenopausal
After 18 years of service, this social worker found no duty of care from her employers when her perimenopause brought on crippling anxiety

Amelia Hill

07, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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