NHS Race and Health Observatory – Pulse oximetry and racial bias

The accuracy of Pulse Oximeter readings from black and minority ethnic people could be seriously misleading, particularly during the Covid-19 pandemic, and need further assessment.

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Locked down, but not out by Gary Clayton

When lockdown restrictions were eased somewhat and we could once again go to church, I remember a friend saying: “I don’t want to go, because we’ll have to wear facemasks, can’t sing, and will have to leave as soon as the service is over.”

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COVID19- Scottish Parliament commends the contribution of Churches

The Scottish Parliament has commended the work of churches throughout the pandemic in a debate on the Stories of Hope report, published in December 2020 by the Evangelical Alliance and Serve Scotland.

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PM visits The Tab Church to discuss vaccine uptake with church and community leaders

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has visited the Tabernacle Church in Lewisham to meet leaders of the Church and community to discuss the uptake of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Better Health campaign  #HelpUsHelpYou

The last 12 months were filled with fear, confusion and great unpredictability. The greatest lesson I learned living through the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic, was the importance of taking control of my health.

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Food for Thought by Marcia Dixon MBE

There are always lessons for the Church to learn when a minister falls and makes grave, criminal mistakes. It’s important to remember that the only Person who is perfect is Christ, and that all believers are trying to follow His great example.

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Figures show fertility treatment less successful for ethnic minority patients

People from ethnic minority backgrounds undergoing fertility treatment are less likely to have a baby, with Black patients having the lowest chances of successful treatment, according to a new report published today.

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Card Factory & Marie Curie join forces for The National Day Of Reflection

To mark a full year of lockdown on 23rd March, Card Factory and Marie Curie have joined forces to help people reconnect with their loved ones.

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Take part in the Evidence for Equality National Survey (EVENS)

Take part in the Evidence for Equality National Survey (EVENS), because your experience of Covid-19 matters.

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Black health care professionals urge public to learn the signs of lung cancer

Black health care professionals are backing the latest NHS and Public Health England campaign urging people to contact their GP practice if they have a cough for three weeks or more and it isn’t COVID-19.

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Nourish partners with Locum’s Nest to provide mental health support

The NHS has announced 40 dedicated support hubs offering staff access to mental health services and the NHS People Plan 2020/2021 has made wellbeing of staff a top priority.

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