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Sajid Javid—What now for the new Health and Social Care Secretary?

The arrival of Sajid Javid as the new Health and Social Care Secretary could signal a new opportunity for the government’s approach to health inequalities. At a Parliamentary event celebrating Creative English, Mr. Javid recalled attending doctor’s appointments as a child to interpret for his […]

One year on: findings from our Faith COVID focus groups

On this very day last year, 10 June 2020, we held our first virtual focus groups. At that time, we were emerging from the first lockdown, with the new ‘rule-of-six’ permitted for outdoor meetings, and the first pupils returning to schools.

We completed six other single-faith focus groups that week, along with one women’s multifaith group, and though we slowed the frequency later in the year, we kept these focus groups running consistently throughout the entire year.

Faithful Leaders: Revd Dr Gillian Straine

This week, Daniel spoke to Revd Dr Gillian Straine – Anglican priest, physicist, cancer survivor, and director of the Guild of Health. Gillian shared her thoughts on the role her faith has played during her life and work, especially through experiences of suffering during the past and the present crisis.