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Glasgow online retailer donates 5,000 pairs of compression socks to NHS

A Glasgow online travel retailer whose sales have dropped 95 per cent in the past two weeks has donated 5,000 pairs of compression socks to help Scots nurses combat Covid-19. Worth £125,000, the colourful knee-length socks will help 5,000 acute nurses in six hospitals across Scotland fight fatigue in the coming weeks. And the firm […]

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Self Care Forum launches crowdfunder to host Self Care Week

The Self Care Forum has started crowdfunding for Self Care Week 2020 following the success of last year’s event, in which more than 1,000 people and organisations took part. Every November, Self Care Week highlights the benefits of people self caring. In 2019, participation by local health organisations gave the popular event a potential reach […]

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Acupuncturists ‘stand ready’ to help NHS fight coronavirus

The chief executive of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC) has said its members ‘stand ready’ to help fight the coronavirus pandemic.  Jennifer Norton said BAcC members were highly qualified healthcare practitioners who have been trained in physiology and western medical science as well as traditional Chinese medicine.  She was speaking in response to a call by Health […]