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Pancreatic cancer charities complete merger

The merger of two pancreatic cancer charities has been formally completed, following their initial announcement in January 2020. Pancreatic Cancer Scotland (PCS) and Pancreatic Cancer...

Charity steps in to bridge sick pay gap for members

HOSPITALITY industry charity Only A Pavement Away, which supports the homeless, ex-offenders, and vulnerable veterans with jobs in hospitality, has committed funding to ensure...

A third of people would want to know they have Alzheimer’s 15 years before symptoms

Over a third of people would want to know they had Alzheimer's disease 15 years before symptoms show, according to new findings from Alzheimer's...

British medics in Samoa among the humanitarian heroes of 2019

International Development Secretary Alok Sharma has hailed the UK’s ‘humanitarian heroes’ - the thousands of aid workers working overseas who have helped millions of...
Cancer patient, Cancer Research UK

Blood test can quickly match advanced breast cancer patients to targeted treatments

A blood test can help identify rare mutations in advanced breast cancer, which may enable patients to access effective treatments more quickly in the...

UK charity for seriously ill children launches new end of life guides for professionals

Together for Short Lives, the UK’s children’s palliative care charity, has launched two new essential End of Life Guides to help families get the...

Heart failure hospital admissions rise by a third in five years

Heart failure admissions have reached record levels in England, rising from 65,025 in 2013/14 to 86,474 in 2018/19 - a 33 per cent increase....

Blood pressure pills may work better at bedtime

Taking blood pressure medication at bedtime, rather than in the morning, lowers the risk of heart attacks and stroke, according to research published in...

Government announces Bill to improve access to new treatments

Alzheimer's Research UK has responded to an announcement that could see new legislation aimed at providing faster access to medicines. The Medicines and Medical...

Millions to benefit from £10M national cardiovascular data science centre

The British Heart Foundation has launched the BHF Data Science Centre, alongside Health Data Research UK (HDRUK), which will deliver the data and data...

Marie Curie publish coronavirus guidance for health and social care professionals

Marie Curie has published coronavirus guidance for health and social care professionals to continue caring and supporting people at the end of their lives...

Appeal from The Sick Children’s Trust to readers of Charity Today

The Sick Children's Trust which supports families with seriously ill children in hospital with a place to stay has launched an emergency appeal to...

Four new categories added to this year’s Charity Today Awards

CHARITY Today is delighted to announce that an additional four new categories are open for nominations in this year’s Charity Today Awards. Previously, there had...

Nearly half of London’s child poverty charities could face shutting their doors

In a time when vulnerable and disadvantaged children in London are more at risk than ever before, 40% of the charities supporting children will...

Hospital charity launches appeal to support NHS workers during COVID-19 crisis

ROYAL Surrey County Hospital Charity has launched an emergency appeal to support frontline staff in the fight against COVID-19. Staff working at Royal Surrey NHS Foundation...
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