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Hundreds of Victorians abused in care

Eight deaths and 178 abuse cases – including both adults and children – have been recorded among Victorians in care this year, the state government says. Child Protection and Family Services data published this week recorded 427 major incidents between January 1 and March 31. The report refers to adults and children in the family… Read More »

More Americans likely to oppose Trump in 2020 because of his handling of health care, poll says

More Americans say they are likely to oppose rather than support President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential elections because of his handling of health care, according to a new ABC/Washington Post poll. While 23% of those polled said Trump’s stance on health care would compel them to vote for his reelection, 40% said they… Read More »

Cosmetic procedures: Firms warned over ‘duty of care’

England’s top doctor says practitioners offering cosmetic procedures should have training to help them protect vulnerable clients from “quick fixes”. Prof Stephen Powis believes providers should be officially registered and trained to spot people with body-image or other mental-health issues. NHS England says only 100 out of 1,000 practitioners are currently registered. And a charity… Read More »