Monthly Archives: November 2017

UWC honours Tutu with an award

The University of the Western Cape honoured Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu during the Chancellor’s Outstanding Alumni Awards. They were held at the Bishopscourt home of current UWC Chancellor and Anglican Archbishop Thabo Makgoba yesterday. Tutu received the special recognition award … Continue reading

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NHS England Board meeting – 30 November 2017

The next NHS England Board meeting will take place on 30 November 2017 from approximately 10.45am at Skipton House, 80 London Road, London, SE1 6LH. If you would like to attend, please register your interest by emailing england.boardattendance@nhs.net and let us know if you … Continue reading

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Cold weather alert: level 3 – cold weather action

Issued at: 8:40am on Monday 27 November 2017 This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services. Please refer to the national Cold Weather Plan and your Trust’s emergency plan for appropriate preventive … Continue reading

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Significant improvment in NHS stroke care, new study finds

Patients are receiving significantly improved NHS stroke care, an independent report published today has revealed. The fourth annual report, commissioned by NHS England, states that patients are getting much quicker access to the vital tests and treatment they need when … Continue reading

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Tutu: Let’s live as who we really are – members of God’s family – EWN

JOHANNESBURG – Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says he prays that South African’s are shaken up and awakened to remember that all citizens are members of one family. Dozens are gathered at FNB Stadium for a National Day of Prayer, calling … Continue reading

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Tutu: Let’s live as who we really are – members of God’s family – EWN

JOHANNESBURG – Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says he prays that South African’s are shaken up and awakened to remember that all citizens are members of one family. Dozens are gathered at FNB Stadium for a National Day of Prayer, calling … Continue reading

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South Africa’s Desmond Tutu bemoans vast gap between rich and …

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu says a few in South Africa have become very rich while a “very large majority have remained in the bondage of poverty.” Tutu rarely makes public statements because of health problems, but he … Continue reading

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Health experts say “super-spreader” children should get flu vaccination to protect grandparents at Christmas

With less than a month until Christmas, the NHS today appealed to parents to take up the free flu vaccination for children to curb infection over the holiday season when family get-togethers spread the infection, putting grandparents and other vulnerable … Continue reading

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South Africa’s Desmond Tutu bemoans vast gap between rich and poor

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu says a few in South Africa have become very rich while a “very large majority have remained in the bondage of poverty.” Tutu rarely makes public statements because of health problems, but he … Continue reading

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‘Shake us up, wake us up’ – Tutu asks for a divine power to help SA

Johannesburg – Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu on Sunday called for a divine power to help South Africa find its way back towards a common humanity. “Shake us up and wake us up to remember that we are all members of … Continue reading

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