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Covid: Daily Mail donated masks to NHS from Uighur factory in China

A delivery to the NHS by the paper's campaign is believed to have come from a Chinese labour scheme.
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Covid: Daily Mail's NHS masks came from Uighur factory in China

PPE given to the NHS by the paper's campaign is believed to have come from a Chinese labour scheme.
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Covid in Scotland: SNP's healthcare bonus 'stoking up division'

The Scottish government is criticised for urging the Treasury to make its £500 bonus to NHS workers tax-free.
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Covid: Boris Johnson urges MPs to back tough tiers for England

The prime minister said the NHS remained under pressure, despite a four-week national lockdown.
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Gender reassignment: High Court rules on puberty blockers for under-16s

Keira Bell took legal action against an NHS gender clinic which treated her as a teenager.
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Children who want puberty blockers must understand effects, high court rules

Bid against NHS trust brought by woman who took hormone blockers at 16 before ‘detransitioning’Children under 16 who wish to undergo gender reassignment can only consent to having puberty blockers if they are able to understand the nature of the treatment, the high court has said in a landmark ruling.Keira Bell, a 23-year-old woman who began taking puberty blockers when she was 16 before “detransitioning”, brought legal action against the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust, which runs the UK’s only...
Tags: Gender, UK, UK News, NHS, Tavistock, Keira Bell, Portman NHS Trust

Scotland's papers: Christmas 'gift' for NHS and social care workers

A bonus payment of £500 for Scotland's NHS and adult social care staff makes Scotland's front pages.
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Liverpool is attempting mass COVID-19 testing during the UK's lockdown — but the reaction to the program is mixed

Liverpool is undertaking a mass coronavirus testing pilot, with residents having access to lateral flow tests that are able to determine if someone has coronavirus in under an hour. Peter Byrne/Getty Images Liverpool's mass COVID-19 testing program, a pilot in Prime Minister Boris Johnson's "Operation Moonshot vision," is dividing public health officials and politicians, according to The Washington Post. The Post reported that as of November 3, Liverpool's weekly rate of COVID-19 tests was...
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Infogrid raises $15.5M from Northzone to retrofit buildings with ‘smart’ IoT

Infogrid, an IoT startup which can retrofit an existing building to make it ‘smart’, has raised $15.5 million. The Series A funding round was led by Northzone with participation from JLL Spark, Concrete VC, The Venture Collective, Jigsaw VC, an unarmed real estate investment group, and an unnamed large international asset owner, although one report speculated that it is Starwood Capital, the property-focused investor. Infogrid’s platform combines IoT sensors with proprietary AI analysis and has ...
Tags: TC, Internet Of Things, Europe, Articles, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, NHS, British Army, Facilities Management, Northzone, Officer, Science and Technology, Port, Starwood Capital, Ambient Intelligence, Jeppe Zink

Every NHS and social care worker in Scotland to receive £500 ‘thank you’, Sturgeon announces

Part-time staff will also receive a ‘proportionate share’ to be paid in the current financial yea
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NHS to enlist 'sensible' celebrities to persuade people to take coronavirus vaccine

Exclusive: People who are ‘known and loved’ will front campaign amid fears of low take-upCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNHS bosses plan to enlist celebrities and “influencers” with big social media followings in a major campaign to persuade people to have a Covid vaccine amid fears of low take-up.Ministers and NHS England are drawing up a list of “very sensible” famous faces in the hope that their advice to get immunised would be widely trusted, the Guardian has lear...
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Coronavirus live news: Turkey's toll hits record for seventh day in row; UK deaths rise by 215

Numbers of deaths rise by another 185 in Turkey; UK cases go up by 12,155; Germany to decide in January which curbs can be liftedLife after Covid: will our world ever be the same? A year after Wuhan alarm, China seeks to change Covid origin story UK: Angry Tory MPs turn on Gove after ‘overwhelmed NHS’ claims 6.23pm GMT Lebanon will begin to slowly relax coronavirus restrictions imposed two weeks ago from Monday, as it looks to boost its struggling economy ahead of Christmas.Acting health m...
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Coronavirus live news: Germany will decide which restrictions to lift in January; UK deaths rise by 215

UK cases go up by 12,155; Premier of North-Rhine Westphalia urges people to observe rules; Dominic Raab says correct balance needs to be struck on restrictionsLife after Covid: will our world ever be the same? A year after Wuhan alarm, China seeks to change Covid origin story UK: Angry Tory MPs turn on Gove after ‘overwhelmed NHS’ claims 4.16pm GMT Italy registered a further 20,648 coronavirus infections on Sunday, compared to 26,315 the previous day. There have been 541 coronavirus-relate...
Tags: UK, China, Germany, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Italy, Wuhan, Gove, North Rhine Westphalia, Dominic Raab, Coronavirus

Nearly a third of English hospital trusts exceed first peak of Covid patients

Scientists warn that scrapping or relaxing tier system too quickly could imperil NHSCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNearly a third of England’s hospital trusts have exceeded their first wave peak of Covid patients undergoing treatment, as scientists warned that relaxing or scrapping the three-tier system too quickly could further hamper the NHS.Hospital trusts in south Somerset and Devon last week treated more than twice as many Covid patients as they did at the peak ...
Tags: Health, England, Society, UK News, Hospitals, NHS, Health policy, Devon, Somerset, Coronavirus, NHS hospital

Working in the NHS, it doesn't feel like any end to Covid is in sight

The news about a vaccine doesn’t feel real to stressed and exhausted hospital staff, says a consultantCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIt turns out that a pandemic really is a marathon, not a sprint to a finish line. I guess that was obvious really.It’s not all bad. We are no longer dealing with an unknown threat that we are having to discover as we go along. The disease is known, its presentation recognised, its complications understood. Continue reading...
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Coronavirus live news: Germany will decide which restrictions to lift in January; England faces third wave in new year

Premier of North-Rhine Westphalia urges people to observe rules to bring down case numbers; Dominic Raab says correct balance needs to be struck on England restrictionsLife after Covid: will our world ever be the same? A year after Wuhan alarm, China seeks to change Covid origin story UK: Angry Tory MPs turn on Gove after ‘overwhelmed NHS’ claims 11.57am GMT Germany will decide in early January which coronavirus curbs can be lifted, the premier of the state of North-Rhine Westphalia has sa...
Tags: UK, England, China, Germany, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Downing Street, Wuhan, Gove, Reuters, North Rhine Westphalia, Raab, Dominic Raab, Coronavirus, Deutschlandfunk radio

Long Covid: ‘Is this now me forever?’

Months after coming down with the virus, Eleanor Morgan is still struggling with ‘long Covid’. What is it and how can the burden be eased?Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOne night in early March, I had a fever that reminded me of being a child. My pyjama top stuck to me with sweat, my joints ached and, at some point, the walls looked like they were breathing. The next morning I started coughing and didn’t stop. It was pre-lockdown and, taking pity on me (I live alone ...
Tags: Health, Science, London, Biology, Society, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Microbiology, Eleanor Morgan, Paddington Station, Coronavirus

Coronavirus live news: Brazil records nearly 600 deaths; Victoria goes 30 days without new cases

Brazil records nearly 52,000 daily new cases; more than 150 arrested in UK anti-lockdown protests; Australian state of Victoria records no new cases and no deathsUK: Angry Tory MPs turn on Gove after ‘overwhelmed NHS’ claims Shops reopen in France as national lockdown eases Australia’s Covid vaccines: everything you need to know Melbourne emerges to a season of hope and relief 1.12am GMT Around the world about 200 Covid-19 candidate vaccines are being developed, with more than 40 in human ...
Tags: UK, Australia, France, India, US, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Brazil, Victoria, Melbourne, Gove, Johns Hopkins University, Coronavirus

Nadhim Zahawi appointed minister in charge of Covid-19 vaccine rollout

UK business minister to take on additional role as NHS prepares for mass deploymentCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNadhim Zahawi, the minister for business and industry, has been placed in charge of overseeing the deployment of the Covid-19 vaccine, Downing Street has announced.No 10 said the Stratford-on-Avon MPwould take on the role until at least next summer. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, Science, Society, UK News, Public services policy, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Microbiology, Health policy, Vaccines and immunisation, Avon, Stratford, Nadhim Zahawi

'I was at war with my body': my year as a day patient on an eating disorders ward

At 32, I was given a choice: go to hospital every day – or risk a long wait to become an inpatient. Could I face down the demons that had stalked me since I was a child?I throw the bread. It misses the nurse and lands in the metal sink with a pathetic thud. I run out of the kitchen, through a door labelled “quiet room” and kick a beanbag. I kick it again and again, until all I can see is the red fabric and white wall blurring into pink. I want to smash something, I want to break things until I c...
Tags: Health, Society, Mental Health, Eating Disorders, Anorexia, Homelessness, Social exclusion, NHS

Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine is reportedly being flown by United Airlines chartered flights to distribution hubs, in anticipation of FDA approval

Oil markets surged in the hours after Pfizer announced positive results from its coronavirus vaccine study. Dado Ruvic/Reuters Chartered United Airlines flights from Brussels to Chicago are carrying Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, according to The Wall Street Journal. The flights represent one leg of a chain, which will extend from Chicago to distribution hubs around the US. Pfizer's vaccine must be stored in minus -103 degrees Fahrenheit, so the flights reportedly have special FAA approval to ...
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Hospitals in England told to prepare for Covid vaccine rollout in 10 days' time

Exclusive: NHS could receive first deliveries of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine as soon as 7 December Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageHospitals have been told to prepare for the rollout of a coronavirus vaccine in as little as 10 days’ time, with NHS workers expected to be at the front of the queue, the Guardian has learned.NHS bosses said hospitals in England could expect to receive their first deliveries of a vaccine produced by Pfizer/BioNTech as soon as Monday 7 December...
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Hundreds get wrong results due to Covid test error

More than 1,300 people were incorrectly told they had coronavirus by NHS Test and Trace.
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UK medical clinics are selling controversial 'virginity tests', even though the WHO says they don't work and can traumatize women

A woman at a medical clinic (posed by model). Shutterstock "Virginity tests," in which a woman's hymen is examined, are available at least seven UK medical clinics, an investigation by BBC Newsbeat and 100 Women has found. The tests are legal in the UK, but the WHO and UN say they violate human rights and should be banned. "Failing" the test can result in violence, sexual assault, banishment from their community, and even "honor killing." France is currently mulling a ban of the tests, but...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, England, France, Germany, Trends, UK News, Bbc, Vagina, Virginity, NHS, Healthcare, United Nations, Who, Virgin

Here's why you still need a work commute, and how to create one while working from home

Engaging in commuting rituals can improve your mood, productivity, and anxiety when working from home. Westend61/Getty Images Stephen Moore is the co-editor of the Post Grad Survival Guide, and helps run two online mastermind groups that support creatives and writers in mastering their craft.  Without morning walks or breaks, Moore says it's easy to push the limits of our workload, and that even while working from home we should take back the time we would've used during our commute.  To g...
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Elizabeth Dixon: Baby death guidelines 'never drawn up by NHS'

Elizabeth Dixon suffered brain damage as a result of missed high blood pressure by medical staff in 2000.
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First-year EU students face £800 Brexit bill if not in UK before 2021

Visa and health fees likely to be levied on those who started UK courses overseas due to CovidFirst-year EU students who enrolled in UK universities this autumn but have been unable to move to the country due to the pandemic face an £800 Brexit bill shock if they don’t set foot on British soil before 31 December, campaigners have warned.The Home Office said they will not qualify for EU pre-settled status if they arrive after the end of the transition period, even though they have been unable to ...
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COVID-19: Fall in cancer drug treatment rose quickly following 'rapid' NHS guidance

The number of patients starting anticancer therapies dropped by more than 30 per cent in April, the month following the UK's first COVID-19 lockdown, but went above pre-pandemic levels within three months, finds a new study of NHS England data co-led by UCL researchers.
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Lockdown asylum freeze puts Iraqi doctor 'in limbo'

"Karim" wanted to help the NHS but the pandemic put his asylum claim on hold.
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Cancer: Blood test for 50 types to be trialled by NHS

More than 165,000 people in England will be offered the tests from next year.
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