Surrey man receives prestigious restorative justice award

Gurinder Mann. (Submitted photo) East Newton resident Gurinder Mann one of five to receive a Community Safety and Crime Prevention Award East Newton resident Gurinder Mann has received a prestigious Community Safety and Crime Prevention Award from the Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General. The executive director of CERA, or Communities Embracing Restorative Action, […]

Pupils with additional needs ‘should be seen as assets’

Schools should welcome the skills and attributes of ASN pupils and their families, MSPs are told Pupils with additional support needs should be seen as assets to a school first rather than as a barrier to be overcome, MSPs have been told. Too often children with ASN are viewed through the idea of “deficit”, said Eileen Prior, executive director […]

Covid-19: Nurses call for better masks to protect all staff

Nurses are calling for all UK staff to be given a higher grade of face mask to protect them against new variants of coronavirus. The Royal College of Nursing warns that inadequate PPE may be putting the lives of nursing staff at risk. It has written to the workplace safety watchdog detailing its concerns, soon […]

Ramsgate covid vaccination programme completes all elderly care home residents and staff jabs

An update has been given on covid vaccination progress for people registered with Ramsgate GP surgeries. The five Ramsgate practices, Dashwood, East Cliff, The Grange, Newington and Summerhill, are working together to deliver the vaccine programme. Between the five practices they care for over 51,000 patients across Ramsgate. The Montefiore Medical Centre, which houses both East […]

The Coronavirus is Mutating: What We Know About the New Variants

The virus that causes COVID-19 has mutated, as expected. Two mutations of the virus called variants are worrying health experts. There’s currently no evidence the variants will affect the efficacy of the vaccines or cause a more severe illness. Drugmaker plans to ask U.S. health regulators to expand bamlanivimab’s use to protect nursing-home residents and […]