UK coronavirus: all children in England will be back at school in September, says Gavin Williamson – as it happened
News updates: education secretary says guidance will be issued to schools in next two weeks; Boris Johnson suggests social distancing will change; death toll rises by 173Coronavirus alert level cut from 4 to 3Black men three times more likely to die of Covid-19 than white menSouth Asians in Britain more likely to die in hospital, study findsCoronavirus global updatesAll our coronavirus coverage6.43pmBSTThat ’s it from me today. Thank you all for reading along and getting in touch throughout the day, your contributions and messages are greatly appreciated.Related:Coronavirus live news: virus present in two big Italian...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 19, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Lucy Campbell (now) and Ben Quinn (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Education Politics UK news Infectious diseases Science Boris Johnson Gavin Williamson NHS Health Society Medical research 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

Adolescents from disadvantaged neighborhoods show gene regulation differences
(Duke University) An 18-year study of 2,000 children born in England and Wales found that young adults raised in communities marked by more economic deprivation, physical dilapidation, social disconnection, and danger display differences in the epigenome -- the proteins and chemical compounds that regulate the activity of their genes. The findings suggest that gene regulation may be one biological pathway through which neighborhood disadvantage 'gets under the skin' to engender long-term health disparities. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Overconsumption and growth economy key drivers of environmental crises
(University of New South Wales) If we want to mitigate and solve the many global environmental issues the world is facing, we can't rely on technology alone, scientists have warned. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health 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

COVID-19 Florence Nightingale Diagram's of UK Deaths, CEBM (updated 17th June 2020)
Updated to include death data in England and Wales up to 5th June 2020. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Police in England and Wales far more likely to fine BAME people in lockdown
One senior police chief says bias and lack of trust may have contributed to figuresCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePolice enforcing the coronavirus lockdown in England and Wales were almost up to seven times more likely to issue fines to black, Asian and minority ethnic people than white people, figures show.Data from police forces shows 17 were more likely to issue a penalty notice to BAME people than to white people. Two forces, Northumbria and Merseyside, were not.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 17, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Vikram Dodd and Mirren Gidda Tags: Race Police Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science UK news Source Type: news

Understanding and quantifying the scale-up penalty: a systematic review of early developmental preventive interventions with criminological outcomes - Yohros A, Welsh BC.
This article reviews the process of scaling up early developmental preventive interventions with criminological outcomes over the life-course, with a focus on quantifying the scale-up penalty. The scale-up penalty is an empirically based quantif... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Fish evolution in action: Land fish forced to adapt after leap out of water
(University of New South Wales) Many blennies - a remarkable family of fishes - evolved from an aquatic 'jack of all trades' to a 'master of one' upon the invasion of land, a new study led by UNSW scientists has shown. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 17, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Adverse childhood experiences: a retrospective study to understand their associations with lifetime mental health diagnosis, self-harm or suicide attempt, and current low mental wellbeing in a male Welsh prison population - Ford K, Bellis MA, Hughes K, Barton ER, Newbury A.
BACKGROUND: Prisoners are at increased risk of poor mental health and self-harming behaviours, with suicide being the leading cause of death in custody. Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) such as child maltreatment are strong predictors of poor mental he... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents 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

Coronavirus (COVID-19): looking after people who lack mental capacity, DHSC (updated 15th June 2020)
Guidance for health and social care staff who are caring for, or treating, a person who lacks the relevant mental capacity. 15 June 2020 Added Welsh translations of main guidance document, annex A and annex B. 10 June 2020 Added a new section to the attachment'The Mental Capacity Act (2005) (MCA) and deprivation of liberty safeguards (DoLS) during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic: additional guidance'. The new section is called'The right to appeal if someone is subject to emergency health powers and lacks the relevant mental capacity'. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News 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

Deaths involving COVID-19 by local area and socioeconomic deprivation: May 2020, ONS
This document provides provisional counts of the number of deaths and age-standardised mortality rates involving the coronavirus (COVID-19) in England and Wales. Figures are provided by age, sex, geographies down to local authority level and deprivation indices. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Australia's largest state reports first local coronavirus case in weeks
Australia's largest state of New South Wales on Saturday reported its first locally transmitted COVID-19 case since late May, a sign the threat from the pandemic is far from over as social distancing restrictions continue to be eased. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

UK coronavirus: Matt Hancock not ruling out compulsory cooperation with test and trace system – as it happened
UK death toll risesby 151 to 41,279; urgent cancer referrals in Englandfell by 60% in first month of lockdownNHS unable to trace contacts of 33% of people with coronavirusWho does coronavirus kill in England and Wales?How successful is test and trace? - AnalysisCoronavirus – latest updates7.15pmBSTThat ’s it from us today on the UK side. If you would like to continue to follow the Guardian’s coverage of the pandemic, head over to theglobal live blog for the worldwide picture.Related:Coronavirus live news: Bahrain says 44% of asymptomatic cases are infectious6.42pmBSTThe government of the Isle of Man has a...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 11, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Sparrow, Lucy Campbell and Sarah Marsh Tags: Politics UK news Coronavirus outbreak Health Matt Hancock Iain Duncan Smith Universal basic income Society Jeremy Hunt Science 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

Place managers for crime prevention: the theoretical and empirical status of a neglected situational crime prevention technique - Douglas S, Welsh BC.
Place managers are individuals who are physically and legally able to prevent crime in proprietary places, in addition to their designated functions within these places. They can be apartment complex owners, store managers, bar owners, parking lot attendan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Sexual behaviour evidence and evidence of bad character in sexual offence proceedings: proposing a combined admissibility framework - Brewis B, Jackson A.
This article critically evaluates whether the 'rape shield' legislation in England and Wales, as currently contained in s 41 Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act (YJ&CEA) 1999, is fit for purpose. The article addresses the impact of the case of R v Evan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

How has Covid-19 affected your hometown?
An interactive graphic created by researchers at the University of Cambridge shows how coronavirus deaths in each area of England and Wales break down by date and place of death. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News 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

Step up, stand up and speak out against racism
The murder of George Floyd in the US and the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on Black communities in the UK have focused attention on the everyday inequalities faced by Black people. UNISON head of equality Gloria Mills provides some context on racism in the UK and explains how the union is at the forefront of the fight against it. Gloria, do you feel that systemic racism has never meaningfully gone away? Systemic racism is present in our institutions, both public and private. It has never meaningfully gone away, but it has taken different forms. In the past, Black people experienced overt racism by being cal...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 10, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article black members Covid-19 Gloria Mills Source Type: news

Engineers find neat way to turn waste carbon dioxide into useful material
(University of New South Wales) Making catalysts to convert waste carbon dioxide into useful industrial products has been expensive and complicated -- until now. UNSW engineers show it's as easy as playing with Lego. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 10, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

10million patients could be stuck on NHS surgery waiting lists by Christmas due to coronavirus
The NHS predicts at least 10million people in England and Wales will be on waiting lists for routine surgery if there is a second wave of coronavirus this year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK's REAL coronavirus death toll is at least 10,000 too low
Office for National Statistics data shows 46,421 people died of Covid-19 in England and Wales by May 29. The official figure for the same day was just 35,967. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

LGPS survey: local authorities adapting slowly to COVID-19
A survey of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), taken in mid-May, shows how local authorities are adapting to COVID-19. Run on behalf of the England and Wales Scheme Advisory Board, 83 local authorities took part. It found that 27% of schemes are having virtual pension committee meetings, yet 61% have not reached the stage of going beyond the planning of meetings. Only 51% of local authorities have reviewed their registers. There were changes to 42 councils, which indicated they were dealing with member contributions and changes to investment returns. Overall, UNISON hopes to see the process improve as the response...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 9, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article LGPS Source Type: news

Analysis of death registrations not involving coronavirus (COVID-19), England and Wales: 28 December 2019 to 1 May 2020
Between 7 March and 1 May 2020, there were an excess of 46,380 death registrations compared to the 5-year average, 27.8% of which did not involve coronavirus. The largest increases in non-Covid-19 deaths were in those due to dementia and Alzheimer disease (5,404 excess deaths). (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New research shows how complex chemistry may be relevant to origins of life on Earth
(Tokyo Institute of Technology) Scientists would like to understand how life began on Earth. One popular model suggests life began when simple RNA molecules capable of copying themselves formed spontaneously in primitive environment. How this happened remains a vexing problem. New research by scientists from Earth-Life Science Institute (ELSI) at Tokyo Institute of Technology and the University of New South Wales suggests that simple organic compounds exposed to high energy radiation may be predisposed to form molecules like RNA. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 8, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Astronomers warn 'wilderness' of southern night sky at risk from SpaceX satellites
Stargazing under threat as pristine skies over New Zealand and Australia fill with scores of Starlink satellitesAstronomers in the southern hemisphere have warned that the wonders of the night sky are at risk from hundreds of satellites that have been shot into space by Elon Musk ’s company SpaceX.The night skies of Australia and New Zealand are globally renowned for their clarity, drawing tourists from across the world to dark-sky sanctuaries such asTekapo on New Zealand ’s South Island and the Warrumbungle national park in New South Wales.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 5, 2020 Category: Science Tags: New Zealand Astronomy Space SpaceX Asia Pacific Science Australia news Source Type: news

Undiagnosed COVID-19 could mean English toll is higher than thought: ONS
An increase in the number of deaths in England and Wales in recent months that have not been linked to COVID-19 could indicate that undiagnosed cases are killing more people than previously thought, data from the Office for National Statistics showed on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews 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

Coronavirus: 'Excess deaths' in England and Wales revealed
The Department of Health tally is down almost 13 per cent on the 412 deaths recorded last Wednesday, which was slightly higher than usual because of a recording delay over the Bank Holiday weekend. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why don't bushfire warnings work as intended? Responses to official warnings during bushfires in New South Wales, Australia - Whittaker J, Taylor M, Bearman C.
Australian fire services provide two broad types of warning to people in bushfire (or wildfire) risk areas. Fire Danger Ratings communicate the possible consequences of a bushfire due to its rate of spread, intensity and difficulty of suppression. Warnings... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds 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 3, 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

Cause, treatment costs and 12-month functional outcomes of children with major injury in NSW, Australia - Curtis K, Kennedy B, Lam MK, Mitchell RJ, Black D, Burns B, White L, Loudfoot A, D'Amato A, Dinh M, Holland AJA.
BACKGROUND: Information about children treated in New South Wales (NSW), Australia following major injury has been limited to those treated at trauma centres using mortality as the main outcome measure, restricting assessment of the effectiveness of the Tr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Gap in funding for specialist hospitals treating patients with traumatic spinal cord injury under an activity-based funding model in New South Wales, Australia - Vaikuntam BP, Middleton JW, McElduff P, Walsh J, Pearse J, Connelly L, Sharwood LN.
OBJECTIVEThe aim of this study was to estimate the difference between treatment costs in acute care settings and the level of funding public hospitals would receive under the activity-based funding model.METHODSPatients aged ≥16 years who had sus... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Study reveals continuous pathway to building blocks of life
(Institute for Advanced Study) A new study conducted by scientists at the Institute for Advanced Study, the Earth-Life Science Institute (ELSI), and the University of New South Wales, among other participating institutions, marks an important step forward in the effort to understand the chemical origins of life. The findings of this study demonstrate how 'continuous reaction networks' are capable of producing RNA precursors and possibly ultimately RNA itself--a critical bridge to life. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 2, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Ruby Princess passengers warned after crew member tests positive to tuberculosis
Scientists prepare to examine sewage in attempt to try to find the source of a Covid-19 infection that killed Nathan TurnerPassengers on the ill-fated Ruby Princess cruise ship have been sent another warning from the New South Wales health department, warning that they could have been exposed to tuberculosis.The Ruby Princess voyage that arrived in Sydney on 19 March is responsible for about 10% of all coronavirus infections in Australia, and the bungled management of the outbreak has sparked two separate inquires.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 30, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Calla Wahlquist Tags: Health Australia news Science Queensland Source Type: news

Coronavirus (COVID-19): getting tested, DHSC (updated 28th May 2020)
Guidance on coronavirus testing, including who is eligible for a test and how to get tested. Updated: 28 May 2020 Updated to reflect that essential worker testing is available in Wales, and that testing for 5-year-olds with symptoms of coronavirus and living with an essential worker is available in England only. 28 May 2020 Added that children under 5 years old in England and Wales who have symptoms of coronavirus and live with an essential worker can now be tested. 19 May 2020 Added a link to book a drive-through test appointment if you have a verification code. 18 May 2020 Added...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

April was the deadliest month on record in England and Wales: Figures show 88,000 people died
Data from the Office for National Statistics shows that 88,153 people died of any cause in England and Wales in April, more than double the 43,000 who died in February before the Covid-19 outbreak. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer, asthma and transplant patients are ditched from Government's coronavirus shielding list
Patients in England and Wales with various health conditions that raise their risk of dying from COVID-19 were told they had been removed from the scheme in the GOV.UK text last Friday. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Questions raised over hydroxychloroquine study which caused WHO to halt trials for Covid-19
Exclusive:Australian researchers query origin of data used for Lancet study, but stress there is no evidence drug is a safe or effective treatment•Sign up for Guardian Australia ’s daily coronavirus email•Download the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsQuestions have been raised by Australian infectious disease researchers about a study published in the Lancet which prompted the World Health Organization to halt global trials of the drug hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19.Thestudy published on Friday found Covid-19 patients who received the malaria drug were dying at higher rate...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 28, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Davey Tags: Medical research Coronavirus outbreak Health Australia news World Health Organization Infectious diseases New South Wales Victoria 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

Measles: guidance, data and analysis, PHE (updated 27th May 2020)
The symptoms, diagnosis, management, surveillance and epidemiology of measles. Measles is a 2 External 0 0 0 notifiable disease false https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/notifications-of-infectious-diseases-noids true false%> in England and Wales. Health professionals must inform local health protection teams of suspected cases. 27 May 2020 Added Health Protection Reports for 2020. 16 March 2020 Added health protection reports from 2014 to 2019. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News 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

Letter: Sir John Houghton obituary
Fiona Harvey ’s obituary ofSir John Houghton reminded me of the humility of this distinguished scientist. After meeting Sir John at a Welsh government event, I tentatively wrote to him asking if he would address a public meeting in my local town of Narberth in Pembrokeshire. To my surprise and delight he responded positively.A few weeks later, we greeted Sir John, who had travelled from his home in North Wales, and walked to the Queens Hall, where the Weight Watchers group was clearing up, having just finished their session. On seeing this, Sir John promptly grabbed hold of a broom to help and then happily joined us ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 26, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Gordon James Tags: Science Wales Source Type: news

Social capital, deprivation and psychological well-being among young adolescents: a multilevel study from England and Wales - Jonsson KR, Busfield J, S ödergren M, Karen M, Adjei NK.
Examining the mechanisms influencing mental health and life satisfaction simultaneously allows for a better understanding of adolescents psychological well-being. Six indicators of neighbourhood social capital (NSC), neighbourhood socioeconomic deprivation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

COVID-19 Florence Nightingale Diagram's of UK Deaths, CEBM (updated 20th May 2020
Analysis of total deaths per week in England and Wales, updated 20th May 2020. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news