Responding to the publication of England’s National Food Strategy, Sarah Woolley, General Secretary of the Bakers and Allied Food Workers Union (BFAWU) said: “With 10 million people across the UK facing food poverty, this new strategy needed to bring meaningful change and recommend a ‘Right to Food’ law, instead it offers little more than crumbs… Read more »
The Medical Defence Union (MDU), the UK’s leading medical defence organisation, has launched a new partnership with the Confidential Reporting System for Surgery (CORESS) an independent charity which promotes safety in surgical practice in the NHS and the private sector. Founded in 2005, CORESS receives confidential incident reports from surgeons and theatre staff. These confidential… Read more »
The Conservative government have hinted that they may soon bring in so-called ‘vaccine passports’, forcing people to bring proof of vaccination in order to attend venues such as theatres, bars and restaurants. Currently, Israel is using a version of vaccine passports, called Green Cards. Many in the hospitality industry have expressed their dismay about the… Read more »
London mayor Sadiq Khan has announced an enquiry into the benefits of cannabis legalisation. This comes after New York was the latest US state to legalise the drug. Some have praised the decision, saying it is a step in the right direction, while others have warned of the dangerous consequences of such a law.