Wallace man surprised with long-awaited street naming

WALLACE — When Prescott “Dool” Bailey arrived at the September 13 Parish Council meeting in Edgard, the last thing he expected to see his family waiting for him with a surprise that was decades in the making. The Parish Council unanimously passed Ordinance #22-33, allowing the private...
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Grocery store worker accused of videoing women in restroom

PARKVILLE, Mo. — Platte County prosecutors charged a grocery store employee after police say he admitted to taking pictures of women as they shopped, and also videoing them using the store’s bathroom. Bruno Alejandro Barrera Lumbreras, 29, faces a felony invasion of privacy charge. Police responded to McKeever’s...
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Women's symptoms ignored by GPs - campaigners

Too many women feel fobbed off or not listened to when they raise concerns about their health, according to a women's health campaign group. The Women's Health Wales coalition says women are often misdiagnosed or have to push for a diagnosis. The theme has emerged repeatedly during BBC Wales interviews...
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Labour would force GPs to offer everyone face-to-face appointments

GPs would be forced to provide face-to-face appointments to every patient that requests them under Labour plans to make seeing doctors easier.Shadow health secretary Wes Streeting said “patients must come first” as he announced the proposals at the Labour conference in Liverpool.The plans included making booking appointments simpler to end the 8am rush to win a slot, and requiring every practice to allow bookings through the NHS app.Ahead of his speech on Wednesday, Mr Streeting said: “Patients are finding it impossible to get a GP appointment when they need one, in the manner they want one.“The Conservatives have closed hundreds...

Wes Streeting speech: Labour promises face-to-face GP appointments

Labour wants GPs in England to provide face-to-face appointments for anyone who wants them. The government is promising to improve access to GPs, including same-day appointments. New Health Secretary Therese Coffey has said GPs will be able to take on extra staff, but has not promised face-to-face access for all.