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Clearer guidance needed on supply teacher furlough
The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) is urging the Government and the Department for Education (DfE) to provide clearer guidance on supply teacher furlough payments amid national lockdown.
People with COVID-19 immunity can still carry and transmit the virus
A new Public Health England (PHE) study has found that past coronavirus infection provides some immunity but people may still carry and transmit the virus.
College campuses at risk of becoming COVID-19 superspreaders in U.S.
College campuses in the U.S are at risk of becoming COVID-19 superspreaders for their entire county, according to a new study.
Workforce changes that are here to stay in 2021
Derek Jones, VP Enterprise Strategy, Americas, at Deputy, explores some of the workforce changes that we can still expect to see throughout 2021 due to COVID-19.
EU finalises talks with Valneva to secure a new vaccine
Today, the European Commission concluded talks with Valneva to secure a new potential vaccine against COVID-19.
Food insufficiency linked to depression and anxiety during pandemic
25% rise in food insufficiency during the COVID-19 pandemic linked to increased mental health issues, according to a new study.
New tool identifies COVID-19 patients risk of deterioration
A new risk-stratification tool has been developed by researchers from the UK Coronavirus Clinical Characterisation Consortium and can accurately predict the likelihood of deterioration in hospitalised COVID-19 patients.
Over 2.2 million people receive first round of the COVID-19 vaccine
In the UK, over 2.2 million people have received the first round of the COVID-19 vaccine between 8th and 10th December, according to the latest figures.
Rural living can help the UK’s food security problem
In this article, Flogas, explores how living rurally can help the UK’s food security problem.
Government plans to vaccinate tens of millions of people by spring
The government has published its UK COVID-19 vaccines delivery plan which aims vaccinate tens of millions of people against COVID-19 by spring.
Asymptomatic testing to be rolled out across England
Asymptomatic testing will be made available to all local authorities across England this week after research revealed 1 in 3 people have coronavirus without showing symptoms.
Fighting dementia with food amid the third UK lockdown
Philip Mayling, director of MKG Foods, explores how food can help care home residents suffering from dementia during the third UK lockdown.
Time for government to ‘Move-On’ with strategy to keep rough sleepers safe
Tony Perkins, Chief Executive at LHA London Ltd, calls on the Government to provide more emergency shelter to the homeless during the new lockdown and bitter cold weather.
Flu vaccine sees highest uptake on record
Over 80% of those aged 65+ in England have received the flu vaccine so far this year – the highest uptake on record.
EU to purchase further 300 million doses of BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine
The European Commission has proposed to purchase an additional 300 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine produced by BioNTech and Pfizer.
UKRI invests £213 million to upgrade the UK’s research infrastructure
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is investing £213 million to expand and upgrade the UK's existing research infrastructure to help tackle major challenges such as COVID-19 research and recovery, and net-zero goals.
A new era in cardiac diagnosis
Justin Hall, GM and VP EMEA, iRhythm Technologies, explores how modern technology is helping to diagnose Atrial Fibrillation (AF).
Government allocates £4.6 billion in new lockdown grants to support businesses
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced that businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors are to receive a one-off grant worth up to £9,000 amid third UK lockdown.
The National Institute for Health Research and mental health research priorities
Here, Open Access Government maps the mental health research priorities of the NIHR as now more than ever, citizens need efficient and effective support.
How has France’s Ministry of Health and Solidarity dealt with the challenges of 2020?
Open Access Government takes a look at the ways in which Olivier Véran, the French Minister for Health and Solidarity, has supported French citizens through a health crisis and beyond.