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MANCHESTER CHARITY DONATES PPE TO FRONTLINE WORKERS IN UKRAINE

MANCHESTER CHARITY DONATES PPE TO FRONTLINE WORKERS IN UKRAINE

Manchester-based charity The Skipasund Foundation has donated more than £1m of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to support the international aid efforts in Ukraine following its invasion by Russia.  More than 220,000 protective suits, provided free of charge by the...

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ASSAULTS ON PRISON STAFF REMAINS A KEY CONCERN

ASSAULTS ON PRISON STAFF REMAINS A KEY CONCERN

Assaults on prison staff in England and Wales are on the rise once again, with an increase of 5% to 2,110 incidents (an average of almost 23 assaults daily during the quarter to September 2021), as revealed by recent UK government figures. The number of serious...

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CRISIS GROWS AS AMBULANCE WAIT TIMES LEAVE LIVES AT RISK

CRISIS GROWS AS AMBULANCE WAIT TIMES LEAVE LIVES AT RISK

Lives are at risk because ‘999’ callers face “unacceptable and appalling waiting times” for ambulances in England, according to the country’s top emergency medicine doctor. Dr Katherine Henderson, President of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, said that...

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