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Urology Awareness Month

Urology Awareness Month This September, the Urology Foundation are hosting Urology Awareness Month. Urology is an area of medicine that treats conditions male and female urinary systems (including the kidneys, bladder and urethra) and the male reproductive system. This includes some common serious conditions, such as urinary tract infections, interstitial cystitis, urinary incontinence and kidney…
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World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day 28 July 2021 was World Hepatitis Day, and the 2021 theme is Hepatitis Can’t Wait. It is estimated a person dies every 30 seconds from a hepatitis related illness, and approximately 354 million people worldwide live with hepatitis B or C. The World Hepatitis Alliance is urging countries to work together to…
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Take Notice of the New Notices

Take Notice of the New Notices New Government regulations now require landlords to give a four-month notice period to tenants before court proceedings can begin (with some exceptions). The four-month notice period includes ‘no fault’ section 21 notices. The extended notice period is due to the current health pandemic and is currently in place until…
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New Government Protection for Tenants in Rent Arrears

New Government protection for tenants in rent arrears could stop landlords regaining possession of your home and eviction by the court bailiffs. Tenants in rent arrears could now benefit from new Government protection under the debt respite scheme. The protection gives eligible individuals a "breathing space" to help manage their finances, find a sustainable solution…
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Housing possession court desk scheme

Housing possession court desk scheme Available at Portsmouth County Court (pre-Covid) & Havant Justice Centre (during Covid – up until at least September 2021) every Wednesday and Friday What Swain & Co can do for you under our Housing Possession Duty Desk Scheme We hold the Legal Aid Contract for the Housing Possession Duty Desk in Portsmouth. This means if you are…
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Delays in Surgery, Investigations and Treatment: can I make a claim?

Delays in Surgery, Investigations and Treatment: can I make a claim? The pandemic has changed everyone’s lives in at least one way or another. For the NHS, huge and unexpected pressures have led to lack of resources, most notoriously hospital beds, equipment, and staff, which have meant that around 4.7 million patients in February 2021…
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Ambulance delays creating “secondary victims” of Covid-19

Ambulance delays creating “secondary victims” of Covid-19 It has been reported, recently, in the popular press that during December 2020 delays caused by ambulances having to wait outside Hospitals before being able to “deliver” their patients has led to an increase in death and serious illness. The statistics given for London and parts of the…
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Housing Matters and the Scope of Legal Aid

Legal Aid funding is available for a range of housing matters. Legal Aid Eligibility The Legal Aid Agency decides if a client is eligible for funding using a ‘means and merits test’. This looks at the client’s income, capital and the merits of the case. The client must be eligible on both gross and disposable…
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Concerns that cancer death rates will rise

Concerns that cancer death rates will rise Figures collected from the NHS suggest that since “Lockdown #1” tens of thousands fewer people began treatment for cancer compared to normal times. We know that early detection followed by prompt treatment is crucial to combat the disease and these delays could have a devastating effect on cancer…
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