Monthly Archives: August 2017

NHS England announces inspiring female healthcare scientists to join 2017 fellowship programme

Following a successful first year, NHS England has announced four new candidates for the 2017 Chief Scientific Officer’s (CSO) WISE Fellowship starting in September 2017. The programme launched in conjunction with International Women’s Day last year, attracted over 50 applications from … Continue reading

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Third host announced for Expo 2017

A seasoned commentator on public services reform has been appointed as the third host of this year’s Health and Innovation Care Expo. Richard Vize, who has been giving his views and reflecting on public policy for 25 years, will join … Continue reading

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New help for ‘acid attack’ victims following recent rise in demand for NHS help

The NHS and leading burns surgeons are today issuing new first aid guidance to help ensure victims of acid attacks get the right help fast. The assistance for victims comes as new data from NHS England show the number of … Continue reading

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Over 200 days of Trump: A new age of anti-human rights and racism

The Friday announcements come in the aftermath of Trump’s campaign-style rally in Phoenix, AZ on August 22nd. In his speech, Trump relayed his usual blasting of our nation’s media, attacked Arizona’s two Republican Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake for … Continue reading

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Book giveaway – Desmond Tutu | IOL Entertainment

Random House and Tonight Good Reading are together giving away 10 copies of Desmond Tutu’s new book God has a Dream, published by Rider and retailing at a recommended price of R175. It is reviewed opposite, with a short excerpt … Continue reading

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Book giveaway – Desmond Tutu

Random House and Tonight Good Reading are together giving away 10 copies of Desmond Tutu’s new book God has a Dream, published by Rider and retailing at a recommended price of R175. It is reviewed opposite, with a short excerpt … Continue reading

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Peace in the Arab World?

Since all religions claim to convey a message of love, we expect from religions a clear, unequivocal condemnation of all acts of killing. But stances are sometimes, to say the least, ambiguous, especially on the question of war. A young … Continue reading

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60 Seconds: The Davidson College Class of 2021

Who are the Davidsonians of the Class of 2021? It will take them four years and then a lifetime to answer their own questions fully and uniquely, but here Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Chris Gruber offers a 10,000-foot … Continue reading

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The bestselling titles at Readers’ Books, the week ending Aug. 20 – Sonoma Index

Hardcover 1. “Astrophysics for People in a Hurry” by Neil DeGrasse Tyson Museum Director and TV Host astrophysicist, offers a short and sweet explanation of the nature of space and time. 2. “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and … Continue reading

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Here’s the news: Gavin and Jenny to host Expo 2017

Two award-winners from the world of television news and documentaries will host this year’s NHS Health and Innovation Care Expo. Gavin Esler, a familiar face as a former news reader and presenter of the BBC’s flagship current affairs programme, Newsnight, … Continue reading

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