June 2015 Archive

How to avoid being hustled on holiday

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The summer holidays are fast approaching and millions of Britons will be preparing for their trip abroad. Here is how you can avoid being hustled. More …

Compensation for victims of swine flu vaccine

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Safety concerns have been raised about the safety of the Swine Flu vaccine that the government recommended.Now a Court found in favour of a 12 year old boy who developed the debilitating condition of narcolepsy after being given the swine flu vaccine. More …

Do you know first aid?

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I have to admit that I don’t, and as a mother to a toddler I really should know what to do in the event of an emergency. More …

Concerns over death and injury of babies around birth in the NHS

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Chris Smyth, the Health Editor for the Times writes on the 10 June that "a thousand babies a year die because the NHS fails to meet the standards set in Scandinavia". This is from a study led by Elizabeth Draper of the University of Leicester. More …

Travel insurance: Getting your holiday priorities right

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Getting ready for my holiday used to be so simple. Passport, check! Camera, check! Traveller's cheques/currency, check! And I was all set and ready to go. They say ignorance is bliss! More …