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‘It messes with you mentally’: the fear, swelling and stress of life with lymphoedema
More people in the UK have lymphoedema, an inflammatory condition that causes swelling of the limbs, than Parkinson’s or MS, yet it has not been widely recognised. Now, finally, awareness is spreading

Elle Hunt

29, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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GP clinics at ‘breaking point’ and recovery plan is essential
Government must ramp up staff recruitment as job was ‘undoable’ even before Covid, says GP body

Rachel Hall

28, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Amanda Pritchard to replace Simon Stevens as NHS England chief
Appointment is sign government wants continuity for pandemic recovery

Rajeev Syal and Rachel Hall

28, Jul, 2021 @5:27 PM

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Brexit, wearing masks, the royal family: we want to hear your views on divisive issues
We want to hear from people across the UK who hold different views on some of the more divisive issues of our time for a new Guardian series

Guardian community team

28, Jul, 2021 @2:17 PM

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West Suffolk hospital chief resigns prior to bullying claims review
Stephen Dunn, Matt Hancock’s local hospital chief, steps down after trust asks staff for fingerprint samples

Matthew Weaver

28, Jul, 2021 @11:50 AM

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Sajda Mughal: The woman who survived 7/7 - quit her job and fights for a better world
After the tube she was commuting on was blown up, Mughal’s life changed for ever. A Muslim herself, she was horrified to hear Muslims had been behind the attack. So she quit her job and started her own programme to take on extremism

Arifa Akbar

28, Jul, 2021 @11:34 AM

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Dire poverty in north-east England ‘driving many more children into care’
Directors of children’s services say region is in ‘vicious cycle’ after 77% rise in care population

Helen Pidd North of England editor

28, Jul, 2021 @9:26 AM

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UK ministers lay out ‘most ambitious’ plan for disabled workers
Strategy to improve conditions for disabled people labelled ‘thin’ and ‘flawed’ by some campaign groups

Peter Walker Political correspondent

27, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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A third of middle-aged UK adults have at least two chronic health issues – study
Childhood poverty and health issues before adulthood all factors in decline in mid-life wellbeing

Rachel Hall

27, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Covid vaccination rates for workers in Australian home aged care as low as 5%, but ‘not a focus’ for government
Aged care providers say low vaccination rates are affecting the services they can provide for older Australians in their homes

Christopher Knaus

27, Jul, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Low-paid NHS workers deserve better than this paltry offer | Letters
Letters: Karen Barratt highlights all those essential cogs in the health service who will not benefit by the government’s largesse, while David Hughes says nurses should take a leaf out of politicians’ greed playbook. Plus letters from Roger Cook and Jean Betteridge

Letters

27, Jul, 2021 @4:37 PM

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Let’s ban the sale of tobacco to anyone born after 2005 | Letter
Letters: The rolling cycle of health-destroying addiction can be stopped by this one simple measure, says Emily Marston

Letters

27, Jul, 2021 @4:35 PM

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