NHS trusts tell women seeking IVF to prove they’re in a ‘stable’ relationship

Dozens of NHS trusts tell women seeking IVF to prove they’re in a ‘stable’ relationship – creating infertility ‘postcode lottery’ IVF patients in some areas in England must prove 3-year ‘stable’ relationship status to be eligible for free infertility treatment 24 CCGs require relationship stability to ‘ensure the welfare of the child’  However, local policies differ … Read more NHS trusts tell women seeking IVF to prove they’re in a ‘stable’ relationship

NHS trusts tell women seeking IVF to prove they’re in a ‘stable’ relationship

Dozens of NHS trusts tell women seeking IVF to prove they’re in a ‘stable’ relationship – creating infertility ‘postcode lottery’ IVF patients in some areas in England must prove 3-year ‘stable’ relationship status to be eligible for free infertility treatment 24 CCGs require relationship stability to ‘ensure the welfare of the child’  However, local policies differ … Read more NHS trusts tell women seeking IVF to prove they’re in a ‘stable’ relationship

BBC finally APOLOGISES after correspondent said ‘n****r’ in news report

‘We made a mistake’: BBC finally APOLOGISES after social affairs correspondent Fiona Lamdin said ‘n****r’ in news report about hit-and-run attack on black NHS worker Social affairs correspondent Fiona Lamdin said highly-offensive term on July 29 Tony Hall said they ‘made a mistake’ and ‘should have taken different approach’  More than  18,000 people complained to the … Read more BBC finally APOLOGISES after correspondent said ‘n****r’ in news report

BBC finally APOLOGISES after correspondent said ‘n****r’ in news report

‘We made a mistake’: BBC finally APOLOGISES after social affairs correspondent Fiona Lamdin said ‘n****r’ in news report about hit-and-run attack on black NHS worker By Jemma Carr For Mailonline Published: 15:52 BST, 9 August 2020 | Updated: 15:52 BST, 9 August 2020 The BBC has apologised for a news report which contained a racist … Read more BBC finally APOLOGISES after correspondent said ‘n****r’ in news report

HEALTH NOTES: Covid-proof clip makes cancer check-ups safe 

HEALTH NOTES: Covid-proof clip makes cancer check-ups safe By Mail on Sunday Reporter Published: 22:00 BST, 8 August 2020 | Updated: 22:10 BST, 8 August 2020 Surgeons are using a specialised clip to trap coughs and sneezes – to make vital check-ups on patients with suspected cancer in the nose and throat ‘Covid-proof’. Every year, … Read more HEALTH NOTES: Covid-proof clip makes cancer check-ups safe 

The ‘Epipen’ that stops migraines before they start

The ‘Epipen’ that stops migraines before they start and could save 10,000 patients repeated hospital visits Previously anti-migraine medicine had to be injected by a doctor or a nurse This new development allows patients to self-administer the treatment  A special epi-pen allows patients to administer the drug ahead of a migraine  Ted Rowntree, 26, who … Read more The ‘Epipen’ that stops migraines before they start

Thousands of NHS nurses and healthcare staff march through UK streets in protest over pay

Thousands of NHS workers are taking to the streets of the UK to protest against their exclusion from a recent public sector pay rise announcement. Anger is mounting as NHS workers were overlooked in the latest round of public sector pay rises – despite more than 500 NHS and social care staff dying from Covid-19. Unite, … Read more Thousands of NHS nurses and healthcare staff march through UK streets in protest over pay

More than three million English people are so fat they qualify for obesity surgery, a study warns 

More than three million people in England are so fat they need obesity surgery, a study warns. Researchers found that one in 14 adults currently qualify for an anti-obesity procedure that can cost between £4,000 and £15,000 a time. The total bill could set the NHS back by up to £45billion – more than a … Read more More than three million English people are so fat they qualify for obesity surgery, a study warns 

More than three million English people are so fat they qualify for obesity surgery, a study warns 

More than three million people in England are so fat they need obesity surgery, a study warns. Researchers found that one in 14 adults currently qualify for an anti-obesity procedure that can cost between £4,000 and £15,000 a time. The total bill could set the NHS back by up to £45billion – more than a … Read more More than three million English people are so fat they qualify for obesity surgery, a study warns 

Coronavirus UK: SAGE say ‘no evidence’ face shields work

Hairdressers and barbers should wear face coverings and not just visors in order to help curb the spread of coronavirus, scientists advising the Government say. The experts warn that plastic face shields being used in hair salons are unlikely to be an effective control for aerosol transmission of Covid-19 – which scientists fear is one … Read more Coronavirus UK: SAGE say ‘no evidence’ face shields work