Scots Gaelic could die out within a decade, study finds
Language is used routinely only by a diminishing number of elderly islandersA casual visitor to Scotland might assume that the Gaelic language is thriving, with every police car carrying the wordpoileas and every ambulanceambaileans. Yet in the few places where it is spoken, the language is in a profound, potentially terminal crisis.Without radical action, Scots Gaelic will be dead within a decade, according to a study. The language is rarely spoken in the home, little used by teenagers, and used routinely only by a diminishing number of elderly Gaels dispersed across a few island communities in the Hebrides.Continue readi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 2, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Severin Carrell Scotland editor Tags: Scotland Scottish politics Language Science UK news Source Type: news

Scottish Firm to Trial T Cells as Possible COVID-19 Treatment Scottish Firm to Trial T Cells as Possible COVID-19 Treatment
A Scottish biotechnology firm said on Tuesday it would start clinical trials on a possible T cell treatment for COVID-19, aimed at reducing the need for intensive care among hospitalised patients.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - July 1, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Rising coronavirus infections in pockets of UK raise fears of further local lockdowns
Leicester is unlikely to be the only place to return to tight restrictions, say scientistsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageParts of Kent, London, north Wales and Scotland are still battling significant Covid-19 outbreaks, sparking fears from scientists and public health directors thatLeicester ’s return to lockdown is set to be repeated.Bars and restaurants are preparing to reopen on Saturday in what the prime minister, Boris Johnson, has dubbed “Independence Day”.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 30, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Robert Booth, Ian Sample, Ashley Kirk and Anna Leach Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Leicester Wales UK news Scotland London Science Boris Johnson Matt Hancock Source Type: news

Aileen Bryson retires from RPS
RPS Scotland says farewell to Deputy Director, Aileen Bryson today after 9 years working within the policy and practice team. Jonathan Burton, Chair of the SPB, said:“Aileen has been instrumen (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - June 30, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Trial of T-cell coronavirus therapy approved in Scotland
Biotech company to test Covid-19 treatment using ‘bully boy’ immune cells (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Scotland 'should consider making travellers from England self-isolate for 14 days'
Professor Devi Sridhar - who advises Nicola Sturgeon - said Scotland is on track to be 'Covid-free' by September. Scotland yesterday saw no new Covid-19 deaths for the third day in a row. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Expert says Scotland 'could be Covid-free by end of summer'
Prof Devi Sridhar says the country could eliminate the coronavirus if the decline in new cases continues. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RPS Scotland welcomes Near Me virtual consultations
RPS Scotland is delighted to have endorsed newly published guidance for pharmacists wishing to use Near Me video consultations.This is a fantastic opportunity for pharmacists to deliver person centred (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - June 25, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Exploration of morbidity, suicide and all-cause mortality in a Scottish forensic cohort over 20 years - Rees C, Thomson L.
BACKGROUND: Premature mortality among patients experiencing forensic care is high. This paper examines the morbidity and mortality of all Scottish high secure patients in 1992/1993 and followed up 20 years later through the context of recovery. AIMS: To ex... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

UNISON calls on government to act on ‘systemic racism’
UNISON is calling on the UK government to take action on the “systemic structural racism” that has been exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. A statement from general secretary Dave Prentis, which also comes against the background of global Black Lives Matter protests in the wake of the murder of George Floyd by police in the US, specifically calls on the government to: implement the recommendations from the Windrush Lessons Learned review by Wendy Williams from March this year; implement the Lammy Review of the criminal justice system from 2017; bring into force in England section 1 of the Equality Act 2010, the ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 19, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News black lives matter coronavirus Covid-19 dave prentis unison black members Source Type: news

COVID-19 - guidance for acute settings, RCPCH (updated 18th June 2020)
This page provides guidance for paediatric emergency and acute settings. It has been produced with the Association of Paediatric Emergency Medicine (APEM) and the British Paediatric Allergy, Immunity and Infection Group (BPAIIG). Updates in this version (18 June 2020) Added link to RCPCH 2 External 0 0 0 guidance on resuscitation false https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/resources/covid-19-resuscitation-guide false false%>. Added link to 2 External 0 0 0 guidance for hospital visitors false https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-infection-prevention-and-control/new-government-recommendatio...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blog: Deaf workers ’ ignored in coronavirus pandemic
Coronovirus has been a massive challenge for all of us. But imagine you are a Deaf public services worker like us. We’re UNISON members. Iain works for a local council and Gillian works in a hospital. And our first language is British Sign Language. When coronavirus first hit, many Deaf people were very confused about what was happening. Unlike in Scotland, prime minister Boris Johnson’s daily press conferences haven’t had a live British Sign Language interpreter in the same room. The BBC news channel provides an interpreter in a box to the side of the screen, but this isn’t on the main ne...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 18, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News coronavirus Covid-19 deaf members disabled members equalities Source Type: news

Blog: Deaf workers ignored in coronavirus pandemic
Coronovirus has been a massive challenge for all of us. But imagine you are a Deaf public services worker like us. We’re UNISON members. Iain works for a local council and Gillian works in a hospital. And our first language is British Sign Language. When coronavirus first hit, many Deaf people were very confused about what was happening. Unlike in Scotland, prime minister Boris Johnson’s daily press conferences haven’t had a live British Sign Language interpreter in the same room. The BBC news channel provides an interpreter in a box to the side of the screen, but this isn’t on the main ne...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 18, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News coronavirus Covid-19 deaf members disabled members equalities Source Type: news

Coronavirus UK: Thousands of women miss cervical screening
Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust warned only one in seven women said they would feel safe going for a smear test. The appointments have all been cancelled in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Minimum pricing in Scotland leads to fall in alcohol sales - Christie B.
Alcohol sales from supermarkets and off-licences in Scotland fell by 4-5% in the year after minimum pricing was introduced, producing further evidence that the policy is reducing consumption. An analysis by Public Health Scotland and the University of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

HE employers announce 2020 pay freeze proposal
The Universities and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA) has released a statement to the joint higher education trade unions that announces a pay freeze for 2020/2021. The exception to this is adjustments needed to meet statutory National Living Wage levels. UNISON, alongside joint higher education trade unions EIS, GMB, UCU and Unite, has said that it is “extremely disappointed”. UNISON head of higher education Ruth Levin said: “This proposal is clearly a huge disappointment. Higher education support staff have worked so hard over the past few months to support students and colleagues to keep univ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 16, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article colleges education higher education higher education pay universities Source Type: news

U.K. Researchers Say They Have Found First Drug that Improves COVID-19 Survival
Researchers in England say they have the first evidence that a drug can improve COVID-19 survival: A steroid called dexamethasone reduced deaths by up to one third in severely ill hospitalized patients. Results were announced Tuesday and researchers said they would publish them soon. The study is a large, strict test that randomly assigned 2,104 patients to get the drug and compared them with 4,321 patients getting only usual care. The drug was given either orally or through an IV. It reduced deaths by 35% in patients who needed treatment with breathing machines and by 20% in those only needing supplemental oxygen. It did ...
Source: TIME: Science - June 16, 2020 Category: Science Authors: MARILYNN MARCHIONE /AP Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Aiming high to be there for our members
UNISON’s COVID-19 response fund was set up to provide a safety net for our members during this crisis. Thanks to the generous donations of the 69 UNISON branches listed below, our dedicated charity, There for You, has been able to give emergency grants to over 900 members. But that need isn’t going away any time soon. That’s why we’ve set a target of £250,000 for branch donations to the COVID-19 response fund – and we want to reach it by the end of June. Sincere thanks to the 69 branches who have very kindly donated from their general funds and/or their industrial action funds. Wil...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 16, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Lucy Shaddock Tags: Article News coronavirus Covid-19 there for you welfare Source Type: news

Married Britons report higher anxiety levels during lockdown
Survey finds people married or in civil partnerships feeling more anxious than single peopleCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMarried people and those in civil partnerships have reported the highest rise in anxiety levels during lockdown, according to a study by the Office of National Statistics.Figures from the ONS, based on a survey of 6,430 adults in England, Scotland and Wales found that the percentage of people who are married or in a civil partnership who reported high levels of anxiety increased from 19% in 2019 to 39%. This compares with 36% of single people, up from 23%, and 32% of ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 15, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Marsh Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Science UK news Source Type: news

CT Coronary Angiography More Accurate Than Exercise ECG in Stable Angina CT Coronary Angiography More Accurate Than Exercise ECG in Stable Angina
CTCA is more accurate than exercise ECG for detecting CAD and predicting future risk in patients with suspected stable angina, according to a post hoc analysis of the SCOT-HEART trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - June 12, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Is the worst of the pandemic behind us? Here's what scientists know | Devi Sridhar
A second wave of coronavirus cases would be disastrous – but there are ways to prevent this happeningCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOver the weekend, there wereno new deaths from coronavirus in London, Scotland or Northern Ireland. Slowly, the number of hospitalisations and deaths is falling across the UK. Rather than celebrating these early signs that the worst of the pandemic could be behind us, however, some scientists are warning of a second wave of infections – an increase in coronavirus cases in the coming weeks or months, which could occur even after a sustain...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 11, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Devi Sridhar Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science World news Medical research UK news Source Type: news

Mapping evidence of young people's experiences of sexual aggression in the United Kingdom: a systematic scoping review protocol - Mulqueeny DM, Roberts J, Nkabini SM.
BACKGROUND: According to the UK's Office for National Statistics, England and Wales reported a 2.9% increase in sexual aggression cases (3.4 million females and 631,000 males) between 2009 and 2019. In Scotland, sexual aggression cases increased by 66%, wi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

RPS and UKBPA call for BAME workforce support
The RPS and UK Black Pharmacists Association have written jointly to ministers in England, Scotland and Wales calling for support for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) pharmacists and team membe (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - June 10, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Coronavirus WAS in Scotland weeks before the first case was confirmed on March 1, scientists reveal
Researchers at the University of Glasgow swabbed more than 400 people in March and tied the virus to at least 113 entry points. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Put sustainable development at heart of UK recovery, PM told
Business, charity and trade body leaders urge Johnson to tackle inequality and climate crisisCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe bosses of Unilever, HSBC and Royal Bank of Scotland are among 150 business, charity and trade body leaders urging Boris Johnson to putUNsustainabledevelopmentgoals (SDGs) at the centre of the UK ’s Covid-19 recovery plans.In a letter addressed to the prime minister, they called on the UK government to view the crisis as an “opportunity” to tackle looming problems including inequality and the climate crisis.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 9, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Kalyeena Makortoff Tags: Sustainable development Coronavirus outbreak Boris Johnson Environment UK news Science Infectious diseases Global health Poverty Unilever HSBC Royal Bank of Scotland Sustainable development goals Business Source Type: news

Compromise, partnership, control: Community Justice Authorities in Scotland - Buchan J, Morrison K.
Community Justice Authorities (CJAs) were heralded on their inception as modernizing Scotland's community justice system and resolving longstanding tensions between central and local government over community justice control, by encouraging partnership wor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection and pregnancy, RCOG (updated 4th June 2020)
This is guidance for healthcare professionals on coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in pregnancy, published by the RCOG, Royal College of Midwives, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, Public Health England and Public Health Scotland. This is version 10 (published 4th June) and has been updated to condense the content and ensure the evidence and rationale for advice is explicit. Also contains: new content on labour and birth for women who asymptomatic of COVID-19 updates to advice for women with clinical deterioration reference to the new testing frameworks further advice regarding prevention of venous-thro...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Post-COVID recovery should lock in ocean sustainability, says Commonwealth Secretary-General
PRESS RELEASE  By External SourceJun 8 2020 (IPS-Partners) The Commonwealth Secretary-General is urging governments to ensure their countries’ post-COVID economic recoveries are environmentally sustainable and safe for the ocean. Forty-seven of the Commonwealth’s 54 member countries have a coastline while 25 are either small island developing states or ‘big ocean states’ relying heavily on the ocean for food and income. On World Oceans Day (8 June), Secretary-General Patricia Scotland calls on countries to reform development strategies in a way that supports vibrant and sustainable blue and g...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Economy & Trade Environment Green Economy Health Source Type: news

Edinburgh disavows Surgisphere claims of co-operation with NHS Scotland
US health data group at heart of halted trials for Covid-19 treatment says it had co-operated on ‘best practices’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Outbreak exercise showed ‘clear gap’ in readiness
A 2018 MERS outbreak exercise in Scotland revealed concerns over protective gear, the BBC learns. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK coronavirus live: No 10 does not rule out PM having to self-isolate if Sharma has Covid-19
News updates: MP claims Sharma ’s illness shows follyof abandoning virtual Commons; attorney general says her pro-Cummings tweet did notundermine law; Sturgeon saysR number in Scotland between 0.7 and 0.9Sharma met Johnson and Sunak day before showing symptomsDowning Street lobby briefing - SummaryCoronavirus latest: at a glanceCoronavirus – latest global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage4.04pmBSTThe Department of Health in Northern Ireland has also published its latest estimate of R, the reproduction number, for Northern Ireland. It is between 0.7 and 0.9 - the same as in Scotland. (See2pm.)The Departmen...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 4, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Sparrow and Lucy Campbell (now); Aamna Mohdin (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Politics UK news Boris Johnson Society Medical research Prince Charles Dominic Cummings Law Suella Braverman Race Alok Sharma Office for Budget Responsibility Scotland Source Type: news

Affect and trust as predictors of public support for armed police: evidence from London - Yesberg JA, Bradford B.
Police in England, Scotland and Wales operate largely unarmed and have done since the formation of the London Metropolitan Police in 1829. However, recent terror attacks and concern over serious violent crime have prompted increased funding for armed offic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

All UK chief medical officers rejected lower virus threat level, source says
Guardian told all four CMOs discussed and refused No 10 proposal, not just Chris WhittyCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAll four of the UK ’s chief medical officers rejected suggestions from No 10 that the coronavirus threat level could be reduced because it contradicted evidence that showed the virus was still widespread, the Guardian has been told.A senior source in one devolved government said the chief medical officers of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland discussed and refused Boris Johnson ’s proposal.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 2, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Peter Walker and Severin Carrell Tags: Chris Whitty Coronavirus outbreak UK news Scotland Wales Northern Ireland Infectious diseases Medical research Science Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Test and trace system kicks off in England and Scotland
Thousands of contact tracers are tracking down close contacts of people with coronavirus. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK coronavirus live: test and trace gets under way in England and Scotland
Council leaders warn they lack powers to make local lockdowns work, as Tory MPs resist PM ’s call to move on from the Dominic Cummings furoreTory anger at Cummings grows as dozens of MPs defy Boris JohnsonHancock: it is public ’s ‘civic duty’ to follow test-and-trace instructionsGovernment target of 200,000 Covid-19 tests ‘meaningless’ – expertsGlobal coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage10.09amBSTThe number of passengers arriving in the UK by air fell from around 7.1 million in January to 3.8 million in March, according to a Home Office report.Numbers fell &ld...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 28, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Marsh Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Politics UK news Dominic Cummings Science Boris Johnson Source Type: news

Allosaurus dinosaur suspected to be scavenging cannibal
Dinosaur-on-dinosaur dining habit revealed by scrutiny of fossil bones from Colorado siteAbout nine metres long, with grasping claws and a skull it used like a hatchet,Allosaurus was among the most fearsome dinosaurs of the Jurassic period. Now, it seems, the animal could also have been a cannibal.Fossil researchers have revealed that bite marks found in a cache of dinosaur bones from the Mygatt-Moore quarry, western Colorado, were made by dinosaur-on-dinosaur dining. And the marks on Allosaurus bones had potentially been made by dinosaurs of their own kind.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 27, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Dinosaurs Fossils Zoology Science Research publishing US news Scotland Academics UK news Source Type: news

Winning for care
Care workers have faced some of the toughest circumstances during COVID-19. Caring for those most vulnerable to the virus, whilst grappling with failures from an inadequate government response, unfair conditions and a dysfunctional care system. But UNISON have been fighting back. And we have been winning. Here, we share some victories from care workers campaigns throughout the UK in the last few weeks. In Norfolk, a care home member contacted UNISON concerned about a lack of masks. UNISON contacted local officials who arranged for 300 masks to be quickly transferred while supply line issues were sorted. In Leeds,...
Source: UNISON Health care news - May 27, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Rachael Henry Tags: Article Source Type: news

We ’re winning for care in the COVID-19 pandemic
During COVID-19, care workers have been caring for those most vulnerable to the virus, while facing the triple whammy of an inadequate government response, unfair conditions and a dysfunctional care system. But UNISON has been fighting for them – and winning. Here we look back at some of those victories. A care home member in Norfolk contacted UNISON, concerned about a shortage of masks. The union contacted local officials who arranged for 300 masks to be quickly transferred, while supply line issues were also dealt with. In Scotland, UNISON negotiated with the Scottish government to secure the Scottish Liv...
Source: UNISON Health care news - May 27, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Rachael Henry Tags: Article care homes care workers coronavirus Covid-19 Source Type: news

Making a difference for care during COVID-19
During COVID-19, care workers have been caring for those most vulnerable to the virus, while facing the triple whammy of an inadequate government response, unfair conditions and a dysfunctional care system. But UNISON has been fighting for them – and winning. Here we share some of those victories. A care home member in Norfolk contacted UNISON, concerned about a shortage of masks. The union contacted local officials who arranged for 300 masks to be quickly transferred, while supply line issues were also dealt with. In Scotland, UNISON negotiated with the Scottish government to secure the Scottish Living Wag...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - May 27, 2020 Category: Food Science Authors: Rachael Henry Tags: Article care homes care workers coronavirus Covid-19 Source Type: news

Coronavirus and the social impacts on British regions: April 2020, ONS
This document presents indicators from the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey to understand the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on people, households and communities in the countries and regions of Great Britain. This release uses four waves of survey results covering April 2020 to present results for Wales, Scotland and the nine English regions. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Death payment for families of Scottish care staff
Care workers who test positive for coronavirus will be given enhanced payments in future. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chemistry and slavery in the Scottish Enlightenment - Stewart J.
The Scottish Enlightenment has long been identified with abolitionism because of the writings of the moral and economic philosophers and the absence of slaves in Scotland itself. However, Scots were disproportionately represented in the ownership, manageme... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Britain comes together to clap for carers on Covid frontline – as it happened
Government signs deal for 10m antibody tests; 17% of Londoners and 5% of rest of country may have had Covid-19; official UK death toll rises to 36,042Johnson forced to drop NHS surcharge for migrant health workersFewer young adults sticking to lockdown rules, study showsMatt Hancock ’s press conference - summaryCoronavirus global updates - liveCoronavirus latest: at a glanceSee all our coverage8.31pmBSTThat ’s the end of our UK live coverage for tonight, please follow worldwide developments on our global blog. Thanks for reading and writing in.Related:Coronavirus live news: Spain reports lowest Covid-19 daily d...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Sparrow and Nazia Parveen (now); Josh Halliday (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Politics Science UK news Infectious diseases Office for National Statistics Health NHS Nicola Sturgeon Scotland Scottish politics Chris Patten London Sadiq Khan Matt Hancock Boris Johnson Source Type: news

UK coronavirus live: migrant care workers to be exempt from NHS surcharge after U-turn
Government has signed deal for 10m antibody tests to be rolled out next week; health secretary says 17% of Londoners and 5% of rest of country have had Covid-19; official UK death toll rises to 36,042Johnson forced to drop NHS surcharge for migrant health workersFewer young adults sticking to lockdown rules, study showsCoronavirus global updates - liveCoronavirus latest: at a glanceSee all our coverage5.53pmBSTA football columnist from the Daily Mirror goes next.Q: Why are young people who play the working class game of football not able to train, when people can play sport like tennis?5.47pmBSTQ: Is there a point where co...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Sparrow and Nazia Parveen (now); Josh Halliday (earlier) Tags: Politics Coronavirus outbreak Science UK news Infectious diseases Office for National Statistics Health NHS Nicola Sturgeon Scotland Scottish politics Chris Patten London Sadiq Khan Source Type: news