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Coronavirus spreading in care homes - again.

  The coronavirus is spreading through care homes again, according to leaked documents that show the government is failing to protect the most vulnerable from the spiralling number of cases. A Department of Health report marked “official...

Waste management company fined after worker's leg amputation.

  A London waste management company has been fined for breaching safety legislation after an agency worker had part of a leg amputated after being struck by a moving excavator. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard that on 12 September 2017, the...

Fire risk of emollient skin creams.

People who use emollient creams to treat dry and itchy skin conditions are being warned they can build up in fabrics and cause them to catch fire more easily. The medicines regulator says clear warnings on product packaging are needed to alert consumers. ...

Uninsured surgeon struck off.

A cosmetic surgeon, who worked without adequate insurance for operations that went wrong, has been struck off. One woman, from County Durham, cannot close her eyes properly after being operated on by Dr Arnaldo Paganelli, while others did not receive...

Tate attacker warned of murder plan a year earlier.

The teenager who threw a six-year-old boy from the 10th floor of the Tate Modern in London had spoken about plans to push someone off a high building about a year earlier. The claim comes from a care worker to Jonty Bravery who says opportunities to stop...

Pandemic leads to sharp decline in child vaccination.

The global coronavirus pandemic has led to a sharp fall in the number of children being vaccinated, the United Nations (UN) says. The decline in immunisation against diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough during the first four months of the year is the...

Safety concerns for 50 million facemasks.

  Fifty million facemasks bought by the government in April will not be used in the NHS because of safety concerns. The government says the masks, which use ear-loops rather than head loops, may not fit tightly enough. Labour MP Rachel Reeves called...

Concern for babies born in lockdown.

Concerns are being raised for the wellbeing of babies born in lockdown, as parents struggle to access regular support services. England's children's commissioner, Ann Longfield, highlighted pressures facing mothers caring for babies without the...

NHS Trusts 'not consulted' about changes to face coverings.

NHS trusts were not consulted before the government announced changes to the use of face coverings and visitor policy in English hospitals on June 6, a leading figure in the NHS has said. Chief executive of NHS Providers, Chris Hopson, said trust leaders...

PM challenged over care home deaths.

  Boris Johnson must account for official figures showing 10,000 "unexplained" deaths in care homes in April, Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer told the House of Commons. Sir Keir said there were 18,000 more deaths in April than the average for...
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