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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...

What can i do if my cancer treatment was delayed due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Seema Bagha
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As we all know, due to the pandemic, many departments in hospitals have ceased from operating. Testing people for various health issues has ceased, non-emergency surgeries have all been put on hold as well as many other treatments. As the days go by, we hear...

Former football coach Barry Bennell found guilty of child sex abuse - UPDATED

Malcolm Underhill
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Barry Bennell, a former football coach who worked at top-level English clubs, including Manchester City and Leeds United, was found guilty in February 2018 of multiple sex offences against boys he coached in the 1980s. The 64-year-old, who now goes by the...

#YouAreNotAlone

Malcolm Underhill
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Victims of sexual assault or childhood sexual abuse can suffer long-term mental health problems, including depression and, in the worst cases suicide. Therefore, is important that once they have felt able to talk about what has happened to them, they...

Coronavirus Inquests - Garden Shed Vlog

Malcolm Underhill
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This is the first in our series of 'Garden Shed Vlogs' by Malcolm Underhill . In this video Malcolm looks at the issue of inquests for coronavirus deaths. ...

How to Keep Children Safe Online (update (03 June 20)

Malcolm Underhill
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For the first few weeks following the government’s announcement of a coronavirus pandemic lockdown on 23 March 2020, not having to go to school, but staying at home, was a novelty and exciting children. Perhaps their parents too.   Not...

Should Doctors be Responsible for their Actions during the Coronavirus Covid-19 Lockdown?

Malcolm Underhill
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The nation’s efforts are directed towards supporting professionals in the NHS, to enable them to treat patients diagnosed with Covid 19. To maximise our prospects of coping with the spread of the coronavirus, retired health workers and those training...

Covid-19 and Children with Brain Injury

Simon Pimlott
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The Covid-19 pandemic has caused devastation worldwide and few people have been left unaffected by the consequences. It is a confusing and emotionally destabilising crisis that does not discriminate. However, some members of society are more vulnerable than...

Will paedophiles take advantage of the coronavirus crisis?

Malcolm Underhill
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When the government announced the early closure of schools following the coronavirus outbreak, the immediate concern was that standard safeguarding procedures could be forgotten about, leaving children vulnerable to exploitation to those who would mean to do...

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