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Pregnant women at risk from NHS workers’ mixed messages over safety of jab
Expectant mothers tell helpline midwives are advising them against vaccines despite threat posed by virus

Hannah Summers

17, Oct, 2021 @6:45 AM

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Don’t merge social care and the NHS | Letters
Better integration, yes, merger, no: social care has always been the weaker sister and would lose out further

17, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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A&E crisis leaves patients waiting in ambulances outside hospitals for 11 hours
Doctors say casualty departments are on the ‘edge of a precipice’, leading to dangerous levels of handover delays

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

16, Oct, 2021 @12:40 PM

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Without GPs we would be in chaos instead of a crisis | Letters
Letters: Dr Shaun Meehan proposes a government of national unity to get us through the next few years. Plus letters from Dr Jon Fenton, Nick Nuttgens, Dr Michael Peel, Peter Lowe, Patricia Morgan and Alan Stowell

Letters

15, Oct, 2021 @4:40 PM

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Why Britons are tolerating sky-high Covid rates – and why this may not last
Analysis: as Covid cases reach 40,000 a day, scientists think normalisation is partly to blame for the lack of public reaction

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

15, Oct, 2021 @2:33 PM

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Tory austerity caused misery – and now they want to make it worse | Polly Toynbee
Even though the human cost of a cruel policy has been confirmed, expect another turn of the screw next week, says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

15, Oct, 2021 @2:16 PM

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Sunak expected to confirm end to public sector pay freeze
Exclusive: Unions say if departments are not given funding to raise pay then in effect freeze will remain

Heather Stewart Political editor

15, Oct, 2021 @12:13 PM

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Covid: how did error over wrong PCR test results in UK happen?
An estimated 43,000 people may have been given false negative results. Here are the key issues

Jamie Grierson

15, Oct, 2021 @11:16 AM

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GPs have become the new fall guys for government failures | Gaby Hinsliff
The Tory press are on the warpath, followed by Sajid Javid. Clapping for carers feels a long time ago, says the Guardian columnist Gaby Hinsliff

Gaby Hinsliff

15, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Charities say Covid booster rollout for immunosuppressed is ‘chaotic failure’
More than half of those with compromised immune systems yet to be contacted for third vaccine dose

Peter Walker and Nicola Davis

15, Oct, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Austerity in England linked to more than 50,000 extra deaths in five years
Researchers looked at 2010-2015 when Cameron cuts to NHS and social care were starting to bite

Andrew Gregory Health editor

14, Oct, 2021 @10:30 PM

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GPs warn face-to-face appointments plan could lead to exodus of doctors
British Medical Association says blueprint could exacerbate GP shortage and see many leave the profession

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

14, Oct, 2021 @8:27 PM

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