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The myth that social smoking is OK


Hanna-Mariam Chowdhury “One won’t hurt” – that’s the way social smokers put it. Just 15.5% of the UK population smokes, yet 24% smoke “socially”. A study has revealed that over a quarter of Brits smoke recreationally, while the majority state ...

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Forum holds Dementia Friends session

Dementia Friends

Md Ismael THE TOWER HAMLETS Muslim Staff Forum (THMSF) held a Dementia Friends awareness session during a lunchtime seminar in the council chambers at Mulberry Place. The session was delivered by Dementia Friends Champion Emdad Rahman, from the Attendance and ...

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Manorfield School scoops tasty award

Manorfield School edible garden launch with mayor John Biggs,  7th July 2017

PUPILS AT Manorfield primary school in Tower Hamlets launched their edible playground last week. No – they’re not down on their knees gnawing at the tarmac. The pupils are growing fruit and veg – and scoffing it when it’s ready for ...

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Brexit: nurses vote with their feet


THE NHS IS one of the first organisations to feel the cold wind of Brexit breezing through its corridors. Last July, 1,304 nurses from the EU registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) – the first, necessary, step towards ...

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