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Coronavirus: Head of NHS Test and Trace Dido Harding self-isolating

Coronavirus: Head of NHS Test and Trace Dido Harding self-isolating

Technology
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Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding reveals she has advanced breast cancer

Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding reveals she has advanced breast cancer

Entertainment
Girls Aloud star Sarah Harding has revealed she has advanced-stage breast cancer.Posting on Twitter and Instagram, she wrote: "There's no easy way to say this and actually it doesn't even feel real writing this, but here goes. "Earlier this year I was diagnosed with breast cancer and a couple of weeks ago I received the devastating news that the cancer has advanced to other parts of my body." Hi everyone,I hope you are all keeping safe and well during these uncertain times. I’ve not posted on here for so long, thank you to everyone who has reached out to check in on me, it really does mean a lot. I feel now is the right time to share what’s been going on. pic.twitter.com/gxzOAl71vS— Sarah Harding (@SarahNHarding) August 26, 2020 The 38-year-old s...
Coronavirus: Dido Harding to be temporary head of new health agency

Coronavirus: Dido Harding to be temporary head of new health agency

Health
Baroness Dido Harding, who runs NHS Test and Trace in England, is to be the interim chief of the government's new Health Protection Institute.The agency - set to launch on Tuesday - will merge some of Public Health England's (PHE) pandemic response work with the coronavirus test and trace system.Lady Harding will run the new institute until a permanent appointment is made.PHE has come under intense scrutiny of its response to the coronavirus crisis.It has been criticised for the controversial decision in March to halt community testing and tracing of contacts. But its defenders say it is being made a scapegoat for failures elsewhere in the government.For now, PHE will continue its role in combating obesity and running other measures to prevent ill health....