‘Is my child going to die?’ This is Covid-19 as a pediatric doctor

Dr. Sarah Ash Combs’ first step of treatment for children brought into her emergency room with Covid-19 usually begins with a question: “What socks are you wearing today?”. As her school-aged young patients look up at indistinguishable faces covered by PPE, Combs pulls up a pant leg of her scrub...
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Colorado farmworkers pick food they can’t afford to buy themselves

ARVADA ​​— Working in the farm fields of Colorado to put food on people’s tables around the country doesn’t mean you can afford to put that very same food on your own table. Many studies show how often farm workers struggle to feed their own families. In one Georgia study...

Covid: Number of patients catching virus in hospital ‘likely to rise’ after social distancing rules scrapped

The number of patients getting Covid in hospitals is likely to rise according to public health experts after NHS bosses were told they can scrap social distancing rules. The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has said patients can now be cared for 1 metre rather than 2 metres apart allowing more beds to be used in wards. The World Health Organisation (WHO) currently advises 1 metre physical distancing in healthcare facilities.

NHS staff celebrated with free dining as popular Southside restaurant reopens

Nurses, admin staff, midwives, and doctors were given free rein as a popular Glasgow buffet restaurant threw open its doors after a half-a-million-pound refurb. COSMO World Buffet restaurant, at the Silverburn Shopping Centre, played host to more than 250 NHS staff working across the city and beyond in a special free dining event ahead of the eatery's grand opening today.

A Deep Dive Into SWAG — Stuff We All Get

No matter where you are, chances are you’re in the vicinity of at least a few promotional products. Or, as some like to call them, “swag,” an acronym that stands for “stuff we all get” or “souvenirs, wearables, and gifts,” depending on whom you ask. “I basically decorated my condo...

Global leaders align with the ACT-Accelerator to end COVID-19 pandemic

Global leaders attending the US-hosted Global COVID-19 Summit on 22 September re-affirmed their commitment to ending the acute phase of the pandemic, and the goals of the ACT-Accelerator, by agreeing targets to provide equitable access to COVID-19 tests, treatments, and vaccines. Global targets agreed at the Summit include vaccinating 40%...

Holiday Cottage Cleaner

You’ll be working at the heart of the stunning Roseland peninsula at two of our holiday cottages near Porthscatho. Hours: The changeover days will fall Monday to Saturday, so flexibility is essential due to popular short breaks and late bookings. The changeover time will vary from 4.5 – 6.5 hours.

Mandatory vaccine law is ‘crippling social care sector’

Charity is on verge of losing significant proportion of staff and faces closing one of their centres due to ‘no jab, no job’ compulsory vaccination law. Specialist respite breaks providers Revitalise are pleading for Government to rethink a law making it compulsory for all care home staff to get the COVID-19 vaccination, which they say is deepening the staffing crisis in social care.