Health assistant told woman 'I want to have a chocolate baby with you'

Zimbabwean health assistant told shocked colleague ‘I want to have a chocolate baby with you’ then claimed racial discrimination when he was sacked by NHS Farai Hombarume from Thornaby, Teesside, was considered a sex pest by staff The women dreaded the 53-year-old’s sexualised ‘banter’ at work, tribunal heard He told one he wanted to have […]

World Health Organization Has Approved A Vaccine For Malaria

The World Health Organization (WHO) has approved a childhood vaccine for malaria.  WHO announced that they are “recommending widespread use of the RTS,S/AS01 (RTS,S) malaria vaccine among children in sub-Saharan Africa and in other regions with moderate to high P. falciparum malaria transmission,” in a statement uploaded to their website on October 6.  Malaria is […]

Death of Public Health England: Agency axed after eight years

Death of Public Health England: Beleaguered agency officially axed after eight years following series of pandemic blunders including miscounting thousands of Covid deaths Agency is being axed following widespread criticism of handling of Covid crisis Replaced by two new bodies which will share pandemic and public health work  PHE set up in April 2013 with […]

'Sexual pleasure is a human right': How the pill changed the world

Mary Pelton started taking the pill in 1969. Back then it was still fairly new and something she describes as ‘an absolute breakthrough’.  In upper sixth form at the time, the then-teenager had been prescribed it by her GP as treatment for irregular periods. Now 70, Mary recalls how it felt ‘exciting to be safe […]

Mental health support for homeless veterans at Catterick faces axe

Mental health support for homeless war veterans at UK’s largest barracks faces axe in just ONE WEEK due to lack of funding as MPs call on ministers to step in amid fears soldiers will be back on streets Former squaddies warned of stopping the services in Catterick, North Yorkshire They said it would be ‘devastating’ […]

Girls' mental health crisis was fuelled by internet use in lockdown

Girls’ mental health crisis was fuelled by internet use in lockdown: Report warns of children being driven down the ‘dark spiral of online life’ Girls mental health crisis fuelled by being driven down the ‘dark spiral of online life’ in lockdown Children’s Commissioner issued the warning last night after survey carried out Survey found girls […]