How cancer care was sidelined in the fight against Covid-19 – podcast | News

When the UK went into lockdown in March, the NHS braced for what it knew would be one of the most challenging periods in its history. As wards were cleared, staff were

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‘Heartless and reckless’ to force shielding people back to work, says TUC | UK news

Up to 2 million extremely vulnerable people shielding in England must not be forced to return to their workplaces, trade unions have declared amid concerns over rising coronavirus infection rates. The Trades

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Pelvic mesh scandal is what happens when men with power ignore women | NHS

Julia Cumberlege’s report into avoidable harm inflicted by the healthcare system exposes an institutional inability to listen to patients in general and women in particular. Her investigation into decades of failure batters

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Woman whose NHS cancer trial was halted seeks to buy drug privately | NHS

A psychologist denied access to a potentially life-saving cancer drug trial because NHS services were suspended due to Covid-19 is trying to raise £240,000 to buy the medicine privately. Wendy Peake said

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I’m 21 and have had chemotherapy during lockdown. I was one of the lucky ones | Society

When I was diagnosed with stage four Hodgkin’s lymphoma at the beginning of February, my mind immediately turned not to the illness and pain I knew would have to endure, but to

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