Grayscale Bitcoin Trust Announces Resumption of Private Placement Other OTC:ETCG

New York, July 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Grayscale Investments, the sponsor (the “Sponsor”) of Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (OTCQX: GBTC) (the “Trust”), today announced that the Trust will resume the private placement of its shares. The Trust private placement is offered on a periodic basis throughout the year and is now currently available to accredited…

National Trust shuns fossil fuel investments

Image copyright Getty Images The National Trust has announced that it will sell off the shares it holds in fossil fuel companies. At present, 4% of its £1bn stock market investment is in such firms. The Trust, the biggest conservation charity in Europe, said it wanted to invest in green start-ups and portfolios that benefited…

Who do you trust for health advice?

Decisions about our health can be some of the most important we make in our lives. When you have a health concern, who do you turn to? Image copyright Getty Images Education and trust A Wellcome Trust survey recently found that 73% of people around the world would most trust a doctor or nurse for…

Low trust in vaccines ‘a global crisis’

Image copyright Getty Images Public mistrust of vaccines means the world is taking a step backwards in the fight against deadly yet preventable infectious diseases, warn experts. The biggest global study into attitudes on immunisation suggests confidence is low in some regions. The Wellcome Trust analysis includes responses from more than 140,000 people in over…

Nyall Brown death: Norfolk and Suffolk mental health trust criticised

Image copyright Mearl Brown Image caption Nyall Brown, 19, took his own life in May 2018 A coroner has criticised a troubled mental health trust for failing a teenager who took his own life. Nyall Brown, 19, from Cromer, died in May 2018. Norfolk coroner Jacqueline Lake said she had concerns over staff not reviewing…

Sussex Partnership NHS Trust fined for failing Lewes Prison inmate

Image copyright Family photo Image caption Jamie Osborne’s mother Jackie Curtis said his death had torn her apart A mental health trust has been fined £200,000 after a “grossly psychotic” suicidal teenager in its care was found dead in his prison cell. Jamie Osborne, 19, took his own life on the hospital wing of Lewes…

New Ebola outbreak in DRC is ‘truly frightening’, says Wellcome Trust director

Image copyright EPA Image caption Nearly 1,400 people have died in a recent outbreak in DR Congo The head of a major medical research charity has called the latest outbreak of Ebola in central Africa “truly frightening”. Nearly 1,400 people have died in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Dr Jeremy Farrar, the director of the…

North Essex Partnership: Review ordered into mental health trust failings

Image copyright Leahy family Image caption Matthew Leahy was found hanged at the Linden Centre in 2012 A national review has been ordered into “significant failings” at a health trust dating back more than a decade. The ombudsman found care shortcomings by the former North Essex Partnership University Trust (NEP) in the case of two…

Trust me, I’m a disabled doctor

An A&E consultant, a psychiatrist, and two junior doctors swap notes on being disabled in the medical profession. Emergency medicine consultant Dr Cieran McKiernan speaks on the perils of self-diagnosis. He lost his leg after failing to treat a blister which became a 5cm-sq hole in his foot. Trainee GP Dr Hannah Barham-Brown’s wheelchair means…