Thailand cancels state of emergency in bid to calm pro-democracy protests

Thailand’s government has cancelled a state of emergency it declared last week for Bangkok in a gesture offered by the embattled prime minister to cool massive student-led protests seeking democracy reforms.The decree had banned public gatherings of more than four people and allowed censorship of the media, among other provisions. It was challenged in court by an opposition party and a group of university students.The revocation of the emergency decree declared that the situation had been mitigated and could now be dealt with by existing laws. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has faced calls to step down (Government House/AP) Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha went on national television on 21…

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Independent SAGE publishes ’emergency six-week plan’ after government ignores its last advice

We need your help ... The coronavirus pandemic is changing our world, fast. And we will do all we can to keep bringing you news and analysis throughout. But we are worried about maintaining enough income to pay our staff and minimal overheads. Now, more than ever, we need a vibrant, independent media that holds the government to account and calls it out when it puts vested economic interests above human lives. We need a media that shows solidarity with the people most affected by the crisis – and one that can help to build a world based on collaboration and compassion. We have been fighting against an…

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Press release: Emergency support instrument update

This will fund some of the costs associated with the transporting of equipment and items of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the UK from overseas.The successful bid for this grant ensures the UK continues to benefit from its own contributions to the EU under the Withdrawal Agreement.The EU mobility package is part of the Emergency Support Instrument (ESI). The ESI has an overall budget of 2.7 billion and was activated in April 2020.We continue to explore every opportunity for international cooperation to tackle the virus and save lives.Further informationThe UKs successful bid was 31,024,734 (34,047,679). View the original news story Source link

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Emergency presentations of cancer: data up to December 2019

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Detailed guide: PPE portal: how to order emergency personal protective equipment

The PPE portal can be used by social care and primary care providers to order and receive critical coronavirus (COVID-19) personal protective equipment (PPE).Providers who can use the service will receive an email invitation to register.The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has partnered with eBay, Clipper Logistics and Royal Mail to develop this service.Orders will be managed in line with Public Health England (PHE) guidance and wider availability from the NHS Supply Chains central PPE logistic operations.Who can use the portalYou can only log in and place an order if youve received an email invitation to register.The PPE portal can be used by:GPs residential social care…

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Detailed guide: PPE portal: how to order emergency personal protective equipment

The PPE portal can be used by social care and primary care providers to order and receive critical coronavirus (COVID-19) personal protective equipment (PPE).Providers who can use the service will receive an email invitation to register.The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has partnered with eBay, Clipper Logistics and Royal Mail to develop this service.Orders will be managed in line with Public Health England (PHE) guidance and wider availability from the NHS Supply Chains central PPE logistic operations.Who can use the portalYou can only log in and place an order if youve received an email invitation to register.The PPE portal can be used by:GPs residential social care…

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Emergency department: weekly bulletins for 2020

Published 9 January 2020 Last updated 10 September 2020 + show all updates 10 September 2020Added bulletin for week 36, 2020. 3 September 2020Added bulletin for week 35, 2020. 27 August 2020Added bulletin for week 34, 2020. 20 August 2020Added bulletin for week 33, 2020 13 August 2020Added bulletin for week 32, 2020 6 August 2020Added bulletin for week 31, 2020 30 July 2020Added bulletin for week 30, 2020 23 July 2020Added bulletin for week 29, 2020. 16 July 2020Added bulletin for week 28, 2020. 9 July 2020Added bulletin for week 27, 2020. 2 July 2020Added bulletin for week 26, 2020. 25 June 2020Added bulletin for week 25, 2020.…

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Detailed guide: PPE portal: how to order emergency personal protective equipment

The PPE portal can be used by social care and primary care providers to order and receive critical coronavirus (COVID-19) personal protective equipment (PPE).Providers who can use the service will receive an email invitation to register.The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has partnered with eBay, Clipper Logistics and Royal Mail to develop this service.Orders will be managed in line with Public Health England (PHE) guidance and wider availability from the NHS Supply Chains central PPE logistic operations.Who can use the portalYou can only log in and place an order if youve received an email invitation to register.The PPE portal can be used by:GPs residential social care…

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