Health and social care workers Emergency workers and national security workers Local and national government workers Education and childcare workers Food and other necessary goods Transport workers Utilities, communication and financial services workers A swab is taken, you get your results back and you will then follow advice on self-isolation. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Why is Wales not testing over 65s as in England?
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Family doctors are disadvantaged in the search for tests because, unlike hospitals, GP surgeries do not have occupational departments, which could organise a test for them. A female GP in Gloucester had to self-isolate for six days before she could get a test for her child. Another family doctor, who was told to go to a testing centre 120 miles away, said: “I had to refresh the website about 10 times over 12 hours to get a test near me. A less diligent citizen would have given up.” A third GP, in Colchester in Essex, had to isolate for an extra two days while waiting for a slot to become available at their local testing site after initially being told to go 110 miles to Ramsgate in Kent. … [Read more...] about ‘Utter shambles’: GPs and medics decry NHS test-and-trace system
served as the development hub for all Holden models since the late-1950s. The 871-hectare site includes a circular 4.7km speed bowl, a network of durability test roads along with crash and emissions testing facilities and has been purchased by new Vietnamese carmaker VinFast. … [Read more...] about Holden’s testing track at Lang Lang sold to Vietnamese carmaker
One’s character also makes a difference. Hardiness translates potentially unfortunate circumstances into learning opportunities that allow for growth. Self-enhancement can promote well-being and is associated with high self-esteem in the context of highly aversive events. These personality traits likely helped Rodolfo re-frame his experience: … [Read more...] about Living Purposefully After Trauma
the rise of “open access” journals the creation of online repositories for unpublished manuscripts Open access at its most fundamental simply means that nobody should have to pay to read the results of scientific studies. The general rationale is that if my tax dollars paid for the grant, I should be able to see the results without having to have a journal subscription or use my credit card number to get past a paywall on a website. Furthermore, by allowing anyone to access the paper you are leveling the playing field so that all researchers can compete equally, regardless of the budget of their university library. Importantly, in an effort to increase the availability of critical new data, many scientific journals that are not normally open access have made COVID-19 research papers freely available. … [Read more...] about How to Best Approach COVID-19 Research