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I was a foreigner, and you did not welcome me in: the challenge of the Nationality and Borders Bill

Parinaz is a journalist from Iran who came to the UK seeking asylum over eight years ago. Despite the services of a caring solicitor, her claim has been refused many times. To add to her despair, she discovered a breast lump earlier this year. Imagine […]

Close-up medical syringe with a vaccine.

We take delight in honouring each other: A response to the vaccine mandate

Yesterday we learned that the Secretary of State for Health has agreed to reverse the UK government’s policy on Covid vaccine mandates after a brief consultation on the issue. At the time of writing, by 1 April 2022, all NHS staff in England would have […]

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Vaccinating our kids against Covid

COVID-19 has affected us all in different ways over the past two years. For most of us, our lives have looked completely different to how they were before 2020 and how we expected them to be. In the spring of 2020, when deaths from or […]

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Vaccine Mandates: A defining justice issue for our professions?

“I’ve worked for two years throughout this pandemic…with inadequate PPE…overtime…seeing many die in front of me. And now I’m going to lose my job”. This is just one story of many I have heard from colleagues who stand to lose their jobs when the government’s […]

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U.S. surgeons successfully test pig kidney transplant in human patient

So ran the headline of an article in Reuters’ ‘Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals’ category late last month. It was accompanied by a video in which the surgeon who carried out the transplant curiously remarked that the significance of this operation ‘could not be understated’ (sic). Well, […]