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Three hospitals in Leicester have banned their staff from drinking tea and coffee in public areas. Christopher Hirst explains why he thinks that a cuppa is every worker's right

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Everyone expects you to be happy after giving birth to a healthy baby, but some mothers experiencing postnatal depression often don't realise there is a problem. Not only does this affect them, their baby and their family, but it costs the UK £8bn a year. What can be done?

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