Day: March 25, 2021

Doctors’ union urges Government to tackle ‘unacceptable’ social inequalities


octors have urged the Government to tackle social inequalities in the UK as a matter of “moral and economic” urgency.

The British Medical Association (BMA) has said ministers must prioritise making the Universal Credit uplift permanent and investing in mental health and child support services as lockdown restrictions are eased in the coming months.

Coronavirus had “exposed and exacerbated existing health inequity” in under-funded regions which led to more deaths in these areas when coronavirus hit, according to the BMA’s report published on Thursday.

Many underlying inequalities are avoidable and remediable and there is both a moral and economic case for them to be addressed without delay

The union, which represents doctors and medical students in the UK, said “the nation’s health was in a precarious position” prior to the pandemic as “increases in life expectancy in England had slowed” while in other comparable economies “people were living longer

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MPs to vote on renewing emergency coronavirus powers amid UK/EU vaccine talks


vote on extending coronavirus laws for a further six months will come to the Commons amid talks between the UK and EU aiming to resolve a dispute over vaccine supplies.

On Thursday, MPs will be asked to approve the regulations for the route out of lockdown and keep some of the emergency powers in the Coronavirus Act in place until September.

It comes as Health Secretary Matt Hancock said he could see an “end” to the pandemic that would involve managing coronavirus “more like flu” with repeated and updated vaccinations.

EU leaders are set to discuss proposals aimed at tightening restrictions on vaccine exports at a virtual European Council summit, after London and Brussels moved to calm tensions following weeks of ramped up rhetoric.

A joint statement said the two sides were seeking a “win-win” deal to increase supplies across the UK and EU as the bloc’s dispute with

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Footage Of Fetal Growth Month

Baby & Parenting,Baby Stuff,Baby Care,Parenting,Kids CareCaring for your child’s pores and skin is essential. Bath time is a crucial part of the day for infants, so it’s a good suggestion to have the necessities for this space even earlier than you deliver your infant dwelling. Go for a baby tub that is sturdy and properly-made. Also, look for child towels which might be gentle and enormous sufficient to wrap up your baby. Search for no-tears formulation when it comes to cleaning soap and shampoo to guard your child’s eyes through the bath. Wash cloths are another important that you may discover helpful to keep the baby from sliding around within the tub whenever you place them in.

A child’s nails grow fast! The most effective time to trim them is when she is in deep sleep. Use small clippers made just for babies. Push on the finger pad to maneuver it away from the nail … Read More