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Should the legal introduction of e-scooters on the roads raise concerns about their safety?

Simon Pimlott
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Until recently it has been illegal to use an e-scooter on Great Britain’s roads. From Saturday, 4 July 2020 it has been permissible to use rental e-scooters on the public roads, although it will remain illegal to use privately owned e-scooters on the...

Road Fatalities on the Rise

Malcolm Underhill
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After decades of a reduction in the number of fatalities on Britain’s roads, recent statistics reveal that the number of fatalities may now be on the rise. There are likely to be a number of reasons for this, but whatever they are, road fatalities...

Coronavirus causes increased risks of assaults for sex workers

Malcolm Underhill
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Views on the health of sex workers may fall into two camps. There will be those who consider sex workers deserve whatever they get, even if that means being exposed to violent attacks; and those who will see sex workers, mostly women, as victims of social...

Can I make a child abuse compensation claim if the offender has been convicted?

Malcolm Underhill
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It takes courage and bravery to reveal you have been sexually assaulted, whether as an adult or when you were a child.  It is even more of a challenge to provide a detailed account as to exactly what happened. It is therefore unsurprising that many...

Has COVID-19 affected your cancer treatment?

Seema Bagha
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We can all say we have been negatively impacted from Coronavirus, especially when it comes to our health. During the pandemic and the lockdown, since 23 rd March 2020, there have been patients who have either missed treatments, have had delayed or ...

Don't delay seeking medical care during the pandemic

Malcolm Underhill
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During the Covid 19 pandemic there has been an understandable reduction in the number of people seeking help from the NHS. Indeed, it was reported that the number of visits in England, to accident and emergency, were down by 29%. It was also reported by the...

The forgotten mothers and babies of the COVID -19 era

Natalie Amara
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The year is 2020 and it is indeed a strange one to come to terms with. In November 2019, reports surfaced in China of a new strain of the little-known coronavirus, termed COVID-19, that was quickly sweeping across the city of Wuhan. Fast forward to June 2020...

The effect of the Coronavirus on unpaid carers

Simon Pimlott
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During the Covid-19 pandemic much has been written about the challenges faced by those working in hospitals and care homes as they tackle unprecedented demands on their stretched resources. However, there has been less written about the often-extreme...

The effect of the Coronavirus on unpaid carers

Simon Pimlott
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During the Covid-19 pandemic much has been written about the challenges faced by those working in hospitals and care homes as they tackle unprecedented demands on their stretched resources. However, there has been less written about the often-extreme...

The effect of the Coronavirus on unpaid carers

Simon Pimlott
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During the Covid-19 pandemic much has been written about the challenges faced by those working in hospitals and care homes as they tackle unprecedented demands on their stretched resources. However, there has been less written about the often-extreme...

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