Foreign aid cut leaves MPs with ‘blood on their hands’

Support us and go ad-freeMPs have “blood on their hands” over their vote to cut foreign aid. That’s the view of one campaign group, as the impact of the decision becomes clear. But is the budget all that it seems in the first place? Foreign aid: MPs revolt As PA reported, chancellor Rishi Sunak put forward a plan that will see a reduction in aid funding from 0.7% of gross national income (GNI) to 0.5%. It’s a cut of around £4.4bn this year. The government wrote the commitment to 0.7% into law. The Tories then restated it in their 2019 manifesto. But the government has now ditched it…

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Derek Chauvin Defense Blames “George Floyd Himself for His Own Death,” Not the Police “Blood Choke”

As the murder trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin continues, we speak with Minneapolis civil rights lawyer Nekima Levy Armstrong, who says prosecutors in the case clearly established that “the actions of Derek Chauvin played the most critical role in cutting off the air supply of George Floyd,” leading to his death, while the defense appears to be resorting to a strategy of victim-blaming. “I was really dismayed to see them try to deflect blame to bystanders and to blame George Floyd himself for his own death,” says Armstrong, a former president of the Minneapolis NAACP. Source link

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Newborn blood spot screening: data collection and performance analysis report

Published 1 January 2014 Last updated 18 December 2020 + show all updates 18 December 2020 Added the 2017 to 2018 data report (previously published elsewhere). 22 May 2018 Publication of data report 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017. 13 March 2017 Added 2015 to 2016 report. 31 March 2016 2014 to 2015 data collection and performance analysis report added. 26 August 2015 Published 2013 to 2014 data report, and removed interim data update and 2013 to 2013 report. 1 January 2014 First published. Source link

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Newborn blood spot screening: failsafe solution user guide

Published 31 October 2017 Last updated 1 December 2020 + show all updates 1 December 2020Added a new section (1.19) in 'NBSFS operational level agreements for laboratory users'. 13 March 2020Removed 3 training guides: cross-border access authorisation form, NBSFS site guide and quick reference guide. Updated ‘NBS failsafe processes between Wales and England’. 26 September 2018Updated user guide, failsafe processes between Wales and England, automated notes, feedback form and record query form to reflect changes introduced following an upgrade to the system. 31 October 2017First published. Source link

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Blood borne virus unit (BBVU): services

Published 8 August 2014 Last updated 5 October 2020 + show all updates 5 October 2020Removed link to 'Recommended protocol for HBV genotyping and for antiviral resistance analysis'. 27 January 2017Updated page with details of new services. 8 August 2014First published. Source link

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Detailed guide: Coronavirus antibody home test kit: taking a blood sample

When your test kit arrivesTest kits take up to 5 days to arrive in the post (you do not have to sign for it).Store it in a cool dry place (not in direct sunlight or the fridge).Take the test as soon as possible. But do not take your test, or post your sample, on Saturday or Sunday.Video: how to do your test and get your resultThe kit has everything you need to take your test and post your sample to get your result.It takes about 30 minutes to do the test (do it without interruption or you will spoil your sample).Watch the antibody test follow-along videoAvoid common mistakesBefore…

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Detailed guide: Coronavirus antibody home test kit: taking a blood sample

When your test kit arrivesTest kits take up to 5 days to arrive in the post (you do not have to sign for it).Store it in a cool dry place (not in direct sunlight or the fridge).Take the test as soon as possible. But do not take your test, or post your sample, on Saturday or Sunday.Video: how to do your test and get your resultThe kit has everything you need to take your test and post your sample to get your result.It takes about 30 minutes to do the test (do it without interruption or you will spoil your sample).Watch the antibody test follow-along videoAvoid common mistakesBefore…

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Newborn blood spot screening: standards

Published 1 January 2014 Last updated 11 September 2020 + show all updates 11 September 2020Updated standards S07a, S07b and S07c. 7 February 2020Added revised standards for data collected from 1 April 2020 onwards. 26 July 2019Newborn blood spot screening standards updated and reformatted. 26 January 2017Standards updated January 2017 for implementation from April 2017 1 January 2014First published. Source link

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