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Fighting talk: Charity highlights importance of language in coronavirus treatment

1 month ago   |   By The Courier

A leading end-of-life care charity has warned against using language implying patients should "fight harder".
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Fighting talk: Charity highlights importance of language in coronavirus treatment

Fighting talk: Charity highlights importance of language in coronavirus treatment

1 month ago   |   By Press and Journal

A leading end-of-life care charity has warned against using language implying patients should “fight harder”.
Some of the vocabulary surrounding Prime Minister Boris Johnson's recovery following his admittance to intensive care earlier this week, has suggested the first lord of the treasury simply boxed coronavirus in to submission.
After it was announced the prime minister had been taken to ICU, political allies and opponents took to social media to paint Mr Johnson as a “fighter” who would “beat” the condition.
Dominic Raab, who was appointed First Secretary of State in the wake of Mr...
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