Covid-19: Millions living in areas with no deaths and vaccine rollout extended
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Covid-19: Millions living in areas with no deaths and vaccine rollout extended

This article was taken from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-56927987 By BBC Health News   Here are five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Friday morning. We’ll have another update for you this evening.   1. Millions living in areas with zero Covid deaths About 22 million people in the UK are living in areas that…

Four steps this Earth Day to avert environmental catastrophe
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Four steps this Earth Day to avert environmental catastrophe

Today on International Earth Day we look at what has been achieved to combat climate change and more. This article was taken from: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/apr/22/earth-day-environmental-catastrophe-policy By Simon Lewis With political pressure and these smart policy goals, a new sense of the common good could be within reach Today is Earth Day, which should provide us with…

Coronavirus declared ‘serious and imminent threat’ to British public by health secretary
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Coronavirus declared ‘serious and imminent threat’ to British public by health secretary

This article was taken from: https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-serious-and-imminent-threat-to-british-public-health-secretary-11930575 By Alix Culbertson The UK government can now forcibly quarantine people and keep them in isolation to prevent the spread of the virus. The spread of coronavirus has been declared a “serious and imminent threat” to the British public after a patient in isolation tried to “abscond”. The announcement…

NHS cancer patients ‘missing out on basics information’
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NHS cancer patients ‘missing out on basics information’

This article was taken from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-51439146 By BBC Health news Cancer patients in England are missing out on basic information about their diseases because of staff shortages in the NHS, a charity has warned. Macmillan Cancer Support said at least 120,000 patients a year felt topics including treatments and side effects were not fully explained….

Second rise in student nurse applications ‘very encouraging’
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Second rise in student nurse applications ‘very encouraging’

This article was taken from: https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/education/second-rise-in-student-nurse-applications-very-encouraging-06-02-2020/ By Gemma Mitchell Interest in studying nursing in England has increased for the second year running but the damage caused by the removal of the bursary is still being felt, new figures suggest. Data released today by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) showing applications are continuing on an upward…