Monday, 19 August 2019

Improved NHS care for Parkinson’s, MS and MND to save 2,500 hospital trips

People living with brain and nerve conditions like Parkinson's could benefit from quicker diagnosis and better-coordinated care as part of a new NHS initiative,...

Hospice fulfilling vision to end postcode lottery for terminally ill patients

The Llandudno-based charity merged with Hospice at Home - Gwynedd and Anglesey last year to form one integrated organisation delivering first-class palliative care and...

‘Half of train staff don’t help people with autism’

Every year 1.7 billion people travel by rail. It's something which most commuters or holiday-makers don't usually give a second thought to. But for...

Kidney charities join forces on diabetes conference

A series of presentations aiming to equip healthcare professionals with the skills and knowledge to spot chronic kidney disease (CKD) early will be given...

Young adults speak out about kidney disease

A hard-hitting study has revealed the stark reality of being a young UK adult on renal replacement therapy. It highlights the many challenges faced by...

UN conference brings climate scrutiny to UK

Claire Perry MP has announced that Glasgow will host the UN international climate conference - Conference of the Parties (COP26) - in late 2020,...

Casualty extracted from Old Hartley Rocks with assistance of Blyth RNLI

A volunteer crew were paged by UK Coastguard at the weekend to proceed to Old Hartley Rocks to ascertain whether a casualty could be...

Charity celebrates 25 years transforming lives with an expansion

A charity that has helped regenerate disadvantaged communities through creative education for 25 years has an extra reason to celebrate its milestone birthday. Having spent...

Edinburgh study could give new hope for heart failure

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh are using state-of-the-art techniques to identify genes that could help the heart to repair itself after a heart...

£3.3 million of National Lottery funding to bring new talent and skills into the social sector

The Rank Foundation, a charitable trust that promotes leadership development and enterprise within the social sector, is celebrating today after being awarded £3.3 million...

Dive into a new challenge with Swimming Down Dementia

One of the UK's leading dementia research charities is calling on people to make a splash for science by signing up for a new...

7-year-old raises funds for Shooting Star Children’s Hospices with special activity day

Thanks to a very special birthday girl, Lilah, families who are supported by children’s hospice charity Shooting Star Children’s Hospices, were treated to a...

£3 million grant to help Brits make the most of areas of natural beauty on their doorsteps

A project designed to open local people's eyes to the areas of natural beauty around them and the employment, health and leisure opportunities they...

Petition handed to Downing Street to end cruel benefits system for dying people

A petition demanding changes to the cruel benefits system for dying people has been handed into No. 10 Downing Street, by Downton Abbey actor...

Prevent Breast Cancer raises more than £100,000 at Prudential RideLondon

A 172-strong team of cyclists joined thousands of other riders to take part in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey in aid of Prevent Breast Cancer, its...
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