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NHS 'no chance of training enough staff'

NHS 'no chance of training enough staff'

Health
The NHS in England has no chance of training enough GPs and nurses to solve the shortages it faces, experts say.A report by three leading think tanks predicts that in the next five years nurse shortages will double and GP gaps nearly treble, without radical action.The Nuffield Trust, Health Foundation and King's Fund says a combination of international recruitment, student grants and innovation is needed.But the government is insisting plans are in place to recruit more staff.What is the scale of the problem? It is already well documented that the NHS is short of staff.Current figures suggest there more than 30,000 extra nurses are needed and almost 3,000 GPs.The think tanks say on curre...
West Ham United 1-1 Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp’s men miss the chance to extend their lead over Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table to five points

West Ham United 1-1 Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp’s men miss the chance to extend their lead over Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table to five points

Sports
OPPORTUNITY MISSED? The Hammers were unlucky not to get all three points, with contentious decisions appearing to go the way of the visitors Liverpool were frustrated by a resilient West Ham United, who showed tremendous fight to gain a 1-1 draw at London Stadium. The result means the Reds are now three points ahead of rivals Manchester City in the Premier League title race. Michail Antonio levels the scoring for the hosts The hosts started in a lively manner despite their recent poor form, and had the pick of the early chances. Javier Hernandez forced Alisson Becker into a diving save and dragged an effort wide, while Aaron Cresswell also drove one narrowly past the post from 25 yards as the Hammers started on the front foot. H...
Arsenal transfer news: Laurent Koscielny turned down chance to join Thierry Henry at Monaco

Arsenal transfer news: Laurent Koscielny turned down chance to join Thierry Henry at Monaco

Sports
STAYING PUT The defender has only recently returned from a long spell out with an Achilles injury Laurent Koscielny turned down the chance to join Monaco, opting to stay with Arsenal at least until the end of the season. The defender only returned to action in the Europa League win over Qarabag in December, having not played since rupturing his Achilles in the same competition in May 2018 against Atletico Madrid. Koscielny turned down a move to Monaco His injury curse struck again when he was forced to pull out of the FA Cup win against Blackpool last Saturday after picking up a back problem in the warm-up. According to Le10 Sport, Monaco manager Thierry Henry was interested in bringing his former team-mate to the Stade Louis II this month, b...
What chance has Nasa of finding life on Mars?

What chance has Nasa of finding life on Mars?

Science
Media playback is unsupported on your device It could be easier to detect the signs of ancient life on Mars than it is on Earth, say scientists connected with Nasa's next rover mission.The six-wheeled robot is due to touch down on the Red Planet in 2021 with the specific aim of trying to identify evidence of past biology.It will be searching for clues in rocks that are perhaps 3.9 billion years old.Confirming life on Earth at that age is tough enough, but Mars may have better preservation, say the researchers.It comes down to the dynamic processes on our home world that constantly churn and recycle rocks - processes that can erase life's traces but which shut down on the Red Planet early in its history. "We don't believe, for example, that Mar...
That $245 million Powerball winner faces high taxes and little chance of remaining anonymous

That $245 million Powerball winner faces high taxes and little chance of remaining anonymous

Finance
The person holding the winning $ 245.6 million Powerball ticket is likely discovering that New York isn't the best place to hit the jackpot. Not only will the ticket holder face state and city lottery taxes that are among the highest in the nation, remaining anonymous might be impossible. While a trust can be created to claim the prize, the New York Lottery will likely release the winner's name, said Jason Kurland, a partner at Rivkin Radler, a law firm in Uniondale, New York. The winning ticket in Saturday night's Powerball drawing was purchased at a Stop & Shop in Staten Island. The prizewinner will have the choice of r...