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San Francisco flight on lockdown at Heathrow over coronavirus fears

United flight from San Francisco is one of EIGHT planes put on lockdown at London Heathrow after passengers are suspected of having coronavirus – which has now infected 15 people in the US United Airlines Flight 901 from San Francisco was placed on lockdown after landing at London’s Heathrow Airport on Friday morning The captain told… Read More »

Tech-enabled bank system launches new platform to give NHS trusts control over workforce data

Tech-enabled bank service Patchwork has launched an insights platform to give health organisations power over their data.  The new platform, Patchwork Insights, makes sense of the mass of temporary staffing data most organisations have, and unlocks real-time insights and intuitive reporting to enable more effective, data-driven decision making.  Patchwork is already working with 14 NHS trusts, across… Read More »

Losing weight could reduce breast cancer risk for women over 50, study finds

Overweight women over the age of 50 could see a reduction in their risk of developing breast cancer if they lost weight, according to a new study. The study, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI) and conducted by researchers from the American Cancer Society, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health,… Read More »

CDC officials worry E. coli outbreak could spread over Thanksgiving

A produce worker stocks shelves near romaine lettuce (top shelf, right) at a supermarket in Washington, DC on November 20, 2018. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning consumers to check the labels of romaine lettuce and salad mixes they plan to serve at Thanksgiving dinner,… Read More »

Severe allergic reactions rise in children in England over past five years

The number of children being admitted to hospital in England with a severe allergic reaction has risen every year for the past five years. NHS figures show 1,746 children were treated for anaphylactic shock in 2018-19, up from 1,015 in 2013-14. The parents of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, who died in 2016 after eating a baguette containing… Read More »