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Babies remember music played in the womb

The ear first appears in the 3rd week of gestation. By the 16th week it is fully functional. Around the 24th week they actively listen and respond to sounds. 59 more words


Brown girls don’t get eating disorders

by Anonymous

“You have such a beautiful face; if only you lost weight it would not be such a waste” said one ‘auntie’ to me when I was 6 years old. 1,797 more words


Has Fujitsu won £700m NHS legal dispute?

By Tony Collins

The Telegraph reports unconfirmed rumours that Fujitsu has thrown a party at the Savoy to celebrate the successful end of its long-running dispute with the NHS over a failed £896m NPfIT contract. 1,004 more words

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Risk of infecting surgery patients with CJD not taken seriously, say MPs

Health officials must do more to prevent the spread of variant CJD, the human form of BSE, say MPs. They warn that the ongoing risks of infection are not being taken seriously enough. 93 more words

A letter to my mental health social worker (aka bet you'll regret saying i dont talk to you enough!)

A little bit of background and mental health rant to follow:

I went to see my Social Worker (SW) from the mental health team. And had an app afterwards with my psychiatrist. 1,563 more words



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You know it’s really hard positioning a company for growth when the market keeps changing! 35 more words


HMRC testing the self employment status of doctors

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has started writing to doctors who are engaged by NHS Trusts on a self employed basis. The letters request a meeting with the doctors involved and documents relating to their terms and conditions, including a copy of their written contract or letter of appointment. 594 more words