An expert has laid into the government’s ‘beyond belief’ testing programme’

The government’s mass rollout of rapid result coronavirus tests is “dysfunctional” and “crazy”, an expert has said. Dr Angela Raffle is honorary senior lecturer in community medicine at the University of Bristol Medical School. She’s argued the Test and Trace programme needs to be rebuilt to link with local health and social services. And she …
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Plaid Cymru’s manifesto promises independence referendum and ‘the most radical programme since 1945’

A referendum on Welsh independence will be held by 2026 if Plaid Cymru forms the next government in Cardiff Bay. In its manifesto for the May 6 Senedd elections, Plaid promised to implement the most radical programme since the 1945 Labour government. The manifesto promises that a Plaid first minister “will let the people of …
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Breast screening programme: standards – GOV.UK

Published 10 April 2017 Last updated 16 December 2020 + show all updates 16 December 2020 Added the ‘from 1 April 2021 onwards’ standards and updated the supporting information to link to these standards. 26 July 2019 Breast screening standards updated and reformatted. 15 August 2017 Added text to clarify which standards should be used for …
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Guidance: Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust: cervical screening programme

Executive summary of the quality assurance (QA) visit to Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust cervical screening programme on 2 March 2017. Source link

Food Is the Pathway to Peace: World Food Programme Wins Nobel Peace Prize & Warns of Hunger Pandemic

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: Just before our live broadcast today, the World Food Programme received the Nobel Peace Prize in an online ceremony, due to COVID-19 restrictions, for what the Nobel Committee described as “its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering …
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