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Stress and exhaustion from regular 12-hour shifts partly to blame for burnout, says King’s Fund thinktank
Gruelling 12-hour shifts, exhaustion and burnout are leading growing numbers of nurses to quit the NHS within three years of joining, new…
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Ministers have ruled out changes to make it easier for transgender people in England and Wales to have their gender legally recognised.
They have rejected calls for people to be able to self-identify their gender and change their birth certificates…
yesterday
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McDonald's, Pret a Manger and similar restaurants without an alcohol licence will not need to serve customers at tables, the government has confirmed.
On Tuesday new rules governing hospitality were announced.
They mean pubs and other places with…
yesterday
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Chancellor Rishi Sunak is understood to be looking at options to replace the furlough scheme when it expires at the end of October.
These include a salary top-up scheme similar to those already operated by governments in France and Germany.
During…
yesterday
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The Public Interest News Foundation seeks donations from philanthropists and tech companies
British news outlets are to be supported by a new charity which will take advantage of tax breaks to funnel donations into public interest journalism across…
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Growing numbers of older people are choosing live-in care or to move in with homeowners who have spare rooms
Anxiety is running high about the risk of loved ones contracting Covid in a care home over the coming months. And not without reason.…
yesterday
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A CITY councillor has slammed a decision to exclude people on the housing waiting list from living in a new 22-storey tower block, saying it is ‘not good enough’. 





Planning permission was recently granted for Portsmouth City Council’s Arundel…
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THE extra costs from the Covid-19 pandemic response will see Hampshire County Council down about £83m this year.

 




 

The council’s cabinet is due to examine the latest coronavirus financial forecasts at a meeting on September 29 to review the…
yesterday
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Women should be protected under expanded hate crime laws, according to a new report from the Law Commission.
The independent body that advises government said misogyny should be treated in the same way as other discrimination when it is the…
yesterday
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Shelter spaces could drop by two-thirds this winter due to coronavirus regulations
Space in homeless shelters could drop by as much as two-thirds because of physical distancing regulations, experts have warned, leaving rough sleepers with nowhere to…
yesterday
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Extension of four state-backed programmes comes as fears grow about impact of second wave
The government hopes to allay growing concerns over the economic fallout from a second wave in coronavirus infections by extending its emergency Covid-19 loan…
Monday
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Eviction hearings will now resume in courts in England and Wales - but the most serious cases will be given priority.
A backlog has built up during a six-month ban on proceedings in place during the coronavirus outbreak.
Cases involving domestic…
Monday
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National Savings and Investments (NS&I), which issues Premium Bonds, has slashed the interest rates it pays.
The dramatic cut will hit the savings of 25 million people who have invested with NS&I, which allows people to lend money to the government.…
Monday
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Leading shares across Europe have fallen sharply in morning trading amid fears that a renewed rise in coronavirus cases will blight economic prospects.
In London, the benchmark FTSE 100 share index was down more than 3%, with airlines, travel firms,…
Monday
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Country should be prepared for significant restrictions for next six months, says Chris Whitty
The UK has “turned a corner” for the worse and is on course for up to 50,000 new daily cases of Covid-19 by mid-October, which could lead to 200 deaths a…
Monday
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Professionals fear the pandemic has sidelined mental health services, despite a huge surge in demand
When Lily Gardiner’s sister took her own life at the end of July, Gardiner was left feeling as though her sister’s mental health struggles and death…
Monday
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A DEVELOPER given permission to build 55 homes is looking to more than double the amount of homes on the site.
Reside Developments was granted planning permission for 55 homes on a site between Funtley Road and the M27 in Funtley but the firm has…
Monday
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THOROUGH rules for a rental electric scooter trial in the city will be imposed to prevent an ‘e-scooter wild west’ situation.
During a virtual meeting today Portsmouth City Council's traffic and transport boss, Councillor Lynne Stagg, agreed to…
Monday
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The government has scrapped rail franchising and announced plans to extend support for train firms.
After passenger numbers fell during lockdown, taxpayer money was used to plug the shortfall in ticket revenues.
So far, the bill has run to more than…
Monday
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Exclusive: NHS England keen to ensure continuation of treatment of cancer and other conditions
A series of hospitals will be designated as coronavirus-free zones during the second wave of the outbreak in a significant policy shift designed to ensure…
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Growing numbers of NHS nurses quit within three years, study finds

Stress and exhaustion from regular 12-hour shifts partly to blame for burnout, says King’s Fund thinktank Gruelling 12-hour shifts, exhaustion and burnout are leading growing numbers of nurses to quit the NHS within three years of joining, new research reveals. Stress, lack of access to food and drink while at work, and the relentless demands of caring for patients are also key factors in the exodus, the King’s Fund thinktank found. ... The Guardian  

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Changes to gender recognition laws ruled out

Ministers have ruled out changes to make it easier for transgender people in England and Wales to have their gender legally recognised. They have rejected calls for people to be able to self-identify their gender and change their birth certificates without a medical diagnosis. Ministers said reform of the 2004 Gender Recognition Act was not the "top priority" for trans people. ... BBC News  

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Sunak weighs up new worker pay subsidy scheme

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is understood to be looking at options to replace the furlough scheme when it expires at the end of October. These include a salary top-up scheme similar to those already operated by governments in France and Germany. During Prime Minister's Questions, Boris Johnson was urged to act swiftly by Labour and SNP MPs to prevent what one called a "tsunami of job losses". ... BBC News  

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