Covid-19: Tougher post-lockdown rules 'strike a balance', says PM -

Covid-19: Tougher post-lockdown rules ‘strike a balance’, says PM

Covid-19: Tougher post-lockdown rules ‘strike a balance’, says PM. Tougher rules for England will “strike a balance” when the national lockdown ends next week, Boris Johnson has said. At a Downing Street briefing, the PM acknowledged that the stricter three-tiered system of regional measures to tackle coronavirus would bring “heartbreak and frustration”. But he said[…]

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Coronavirus: Doctors spell out how to exit England’s lockdown

Coronavirus: Doctors spell out how to exit England’s lockdown. Lifting lockdown must be handled better this time round to avoid a surge in Covid that could overwhelm the NHS, doctors say. The British Medical Association has published a blueprint for how it thinks England should proceed with any easing. It includes replacing the “rule of[…]

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Doubts over use of UK’s Nightingale hospitals for vaccine rollout

Doubts over use of UK’s Nightingale hospitals for vaccine rollout. The Nightingale hospital in east London was barely used at the height of the UK’s first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic © Tolga Akmen/AFP Government plans to use the UK’s Nightingale hospitals as mass vaccination centres have been greeted with scepticism by medical professionals, who[…]

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Coronavirus: Portadown school campus closes after Covid cases

Coronavirus: Portadown school campus closes after Covid cases. Since opening in 1995, Craigavon Senior High School has operated on a ‘split site’ on two separate campuses five miles apart Craigavon Senior High School’s (CSHS) Portadown campus is to close temporarily after a cluster of Covid-19 cases at the school. From Monday pupils with be taught[…]

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Covid: Support group says excluded self-employed need help

Covid: Support group says excluded self-employed need help. Gary Beck and his wife Julie have spent their entire life savings of £15,000 to survive this period Life savings have been spent, loans have been taken out and cars have been put up for sale by some of those affected by the financial fallout of Covid-19.[…]

Covid-19: Next two weeks 'crucial' for ending England lockdown -

Covid-19: Next two weeks ‘crucial’ for ending England lockdown

Covid-19: Next two weeks ‘crucial’ for ending England lockdown. captionPubs have been forced to close as part of England’s national lockdown The next two weeks will be “absolutely crucial” if England’s lockdown is to end as planned on 2 December, a government scientific adviser has said. Prof Susan Michie said the public must resist breaking[…]

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Covid: Caffè Nero seeks help after pandemic ‘decimates’ trading

Covid: Caffè Nero seeks help after pandemic ‘decimates’ trading. Caffè Nero has been forced to launch a restructuring of its business following the second lockdown. The coffee chain is launching a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) which will allow it to renegotiate terms with its landlords and other creditors. Caffè Nero, which employs 6,000 workers, said[…]

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Coronavirus: Safety officials had ‘political’ pressure to approve PPE

Coronavirus: Safety officials had ‘political’ pressure to approve PPE. The isolation suits supplied by PestFix were similar to those pictured here Britain’s safety watchdog felt leaned on by the government to make factually incorrect statements about PPE suits bought for NHS staff earlier in the Covid-19 pandemic, the BBC has found. Emails reveal how the[…]

Coronavirus: Cabinet to meet as PM considers England lockdown -

Coronavirus: Cabinet to meet as PM considers England lockdown

Coronavirus: Cabinet to meet as PM considers England lockdown. This key document shows several UK daily death projections by different modellers, compared with the first wave. The black line represents the government’s predicted “reasonable worst-case scenario” The PM will meet his cabinet later as he considers a month-long lockdown across England – in the hope[…]

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Medical technology: is the future self-driving laboratories

Medical technology: is the future self-driving laboratories? IDTechEx has identified three core technology pillars that are required for the advent of self-driving laboratories, including laboratory informatics, materials informatics, and robotics. Self-driving laboratories, whereby a lab automatically chooses what experiments to do, robotically carries this out, tracks the reaction with integrated sensors, acquires and analyses the[…]

Could wearable technology improve infection control in care homes -

Could wearable technology improve infection control in care homes

Could wearable technology improve infection control in care homes? A new trial is to take place in care homes across the UK to see if wearable digital devices can help reduce COVID-19 infections and prevent deaths. The wearable devices, similar in size to a wristwatch, can register when wearers come into contact with each other,[…]

Covid-19 tracking tool appears on smartphones – but it’s not an app -

Covid-19 tracking tool appears on smartphones – but it’s not an app

Covid-19 tracking tool appears on smartphones – but it’s not an app. A new Covid-19 tracking feature has appeared on Androids and iPhones – but it’s not a contact-tracing app. The new settings are part of an update to the operating systems,which will enable an app to run in the background. The “exposure notification” allows[…]

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NICE endorses patient record tool to improve AF treatment - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

NICE endorses patient record tool to improve AF treatment

NICE endorses patient record tool to improve AF treatment. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has endorsed a tool developed by a West Midlands GP to improve treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF), a heart condition that affects 1.2m people in the UK. The tool, being rolled out to 4,166 GP practices using[…]

Relentless Brexit news coverage is really hurting our mental health - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Relentless Brexit news coverage is really hurting our mental health

Relentless Brexit news coverage is really hurting our mental health. People are changing routes to work and imposing curfews on themselves to avoid stress from endless Brexit news coverage. WIRED Dwindling food supplies. The prime minister threatening another general election if there’s a vote of no confidence in his government. The prospect of day-long traffic[…]

Addressing mental health issues in small businesses could bring major boost to the economy - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Addressing mental health issues in small businesses could bring major boost to the economy

Addressing mental health issues in small businesses could bring major boost to the economy. Mental health awareness has risen enormously in recent years. Celebrities from athlete Michael Phelps to Prince Harry and pop star Lady Gaga have spoken publicly about their mental health struggles and the stigma surrounding them. But business has been slow to react – particularly[…]

Just one day of work a week improves mental health, study suggests - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Just one day of work a week improves mental health, study suggests

Just one day of work a week improves mental health, study suggests. Researchers say working eight hours has same positive impact as full-time employment Shifting from unemployment to employment reduced people’s risk of falling into the ‘poorest mental health’ category by 30%, the study found. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Reuters The benefits of employment on mental health[…]

More than 100,000 children denied mental health treatment each year, figures suggest - Independent - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

More than 100,000 children denied mental health treatment each year, figures suggest

More than 100,000 children denied mental health treatment each year, figures suggest. Tens of thousands of 10-17 year olds seeking help turned away from NHS trusts because problems not deemed ‘serious’ enough, warns Children’s Society A report by the Children’s Society finds that 60 per cent of children referred to mental health services in 2017 were not treated[…]