Post Tagged with: “NHS”

Covid and anxiety: Why our key workers deserve more respect

Covid and anxiety: Why our key workers deserve more respect

By Joe Greenough – We all know key workers risk their physical health every day in Covid-19 Britain, but the stress, fear and anxiety is more difficult for us to imagine. While some workplaces have found ways to work comfortably through the virus, those in healthcare, face to face with it everyday, face a much harder emotional struggle. Joe Greenough […]

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Yorkshire’s answer to Banksy joins forces with Essex gallery owner for limited edition art project

Horse Vaults, Pontefract

By Grace Pritchard “Graffiti is one of the few tools you have if you have almost nothing. It’s the voice of people who aren’t listened to,” said street artist Banksy in 2001. In his book Banging Your Head Against a Brick Wall  Banksy encapsulates what it means to empower people through street art. Now, almost two decades on from the […]

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Take paracetamol instead of ibuprofen for viral infections, study claims

Take paracetamol instead of ibuprofen for viral infections, study claims

By Jack Walker As the number of cases of Coronavirus continues to rise, questions have been raised about whether people should use anti-inflammatories like ibuprofen to treat the disease. A study from the United States originally published in 2009 has resurfaced online. It claimed ibuprofen and similar non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) inhibit the production of cells that the body creates […]

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Pudsey election candidates questioned on local and national issues at “respectful” Parish Church hustings

Pudsey election candidates questioned on local and national issues at “respectful” Parish Church hustings

By Richard Liddle Four of the five parliamentary candidates for Pudsey took questions from the public on Tuesday evening at Pudsey Parish Church. Jane Aitchison (Labour), Stuart Andrew (Conservative), Quinn Daley (Green) and Ian Dowling (Liberal Democrat) faced questions from the public on a wide range of national issues including Brexit, the climate crisis, food banks and Universal Credit, as […]

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The “A” word – have we really progressed since bedlam?

The “A” word – have we really progressed since bedlam?

  Embed from Getty Images By Charlotte Lascelles Autism – for some it’s an excuse by parents to pardon their children’s behaviour; for some it’s an excuse for bullying; and for others, it’s a reason to lock someone up. Yes, it may well be 2018 but there is still a stigma around autism. I’m autistic, I have a condition called […]

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Exercise is key to tackling worldwide obesity crisis, say health experts

Exercise is key to tackling worldwide obesity crisis, say health experts

By Mellissa Dzinzi FITNESS AND nutrition experts say education about exercise and diet are the key to combating the international obesity crisis.

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Patients waiting two years for treatment as NHS “reaches breaking point”

Patients waiting two years for treatment as NHS “reaches breaking point”

By Leanne Simmons A PATIENT who has been waiting for treatment for nearly two years for a severe skin condition agrees with the British Medical Association’s claim that the NHS is at “breaking point”.

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Smoking made my teeth fall out – Swansea man issues health warning to youngsters

Smoking made my teeth fall out – Swansea man issues health warning to youngsters

  By Terrileigh Wilkinson A MAN who lost his teeth due to smoking has issued a warning to young people to kick the habit.

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Experts urge caution over Jeremy Hunt’s plans for apprentice nurses to bypass degree courses

Experts urge caution over Jeremy Hunt’s plans for apprentice nurses to bypass degree courses

By Sasha Scales THE HEALTH secretary has announced that student nurses will be able to train on the job rather than having a traditional degree.

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Hospital sugary drinks ban leaves some staff in a tizz over the fizz

Hospital sugary drinks ban leaves some staff in a tizz over the fizz

By Shannon Bruce THE NHS is considering banning sugary drinks from hospital vending machines and cafes… but some health workers are not happy with the plans.

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