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Two teachers struck-off for sex at school

Two teachers were ruled ‘reckless’ and struck off for three years at a fitness to practise hearing of the Education Workforce Council in Cardiff, for having sex in school with pupils present. The panel Chairwoman, Jacquie Turnbull, stated that the allegations were “serious and fundamentally incompatible with that of a registered person.” She also added that

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90% of New Mothers Return to Smoking After Birth

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Research by the University of East Anglia (UEA) has revealed that up to 90% of mothers who stop smoking during pregnancy, return to smoking after they have given birth. Return to smoking Following a study of interviews with 1031 women the research revealed that a high proportion of new Mums are turning back to smoking for

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Medical ID on iPhone

Have you got your medical ID on your iPhone? If you were in an accident and the emergency services needed to contact your next of kin or know important medical information about you, would they be able to find it? Medical ID Did you know that on your iPhone (some androids do have a similar

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Optician accused of manslaughter after 8 year old boy dies

Honey Rose, a 34-year-old high street optician, is facing accusations of manslaughter by gross negligence after her patient died following a routine check-up. Fluid on the brain Eight-year-old Vincent Barker suffered a fatal build-up of fluid on the brain, a problem that Honey Rose should have supposedly identified. Vincent visited a Boots store in Ipswich,

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ITV’s Loose Women may be investigated over rape poll

Daytime television programme Loose Women may be investigated by regulator Ofcom over a controversial poll on the subject of rape. Complaints During an episode of the popular show aired last week the panel asked viewers to vote online asking: “Is it ever a woman’s fault if she is raped?” Viewers and rape charities were quick

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Quality parental time in teen years helps behaviour

The different ways in which teens and parents view social media

A number of recent studies have revealed that giving teens quality parental time can improve their behaviour. Where parental presence during the early years is still considered important, these new findings highlight the importance of making time for our teens too. Teen behaviour A study of 1600 young people conducted by University of Toronto and

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