Sunday, 15 September 2019

Foodservice charity urges Government to do more to stop holiday hunger

National Food & Activity foundation charity Meals & More continues to warn that vital community-based holiday clubs providing square meals for millions of disadvantaged children...

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,...

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...

Eye tests in special schools help children reach their full potential

Researchers funded by children’s charity Action Medical Research have established that offering comprehensive eye care services in the familiar setting of a child’s school...

Increased risk of heart disease for healthy 75-year-olds who stop taking statins

People over the age of 75 still benefit from taking statins, according to a new study published in the European Heart Journal. Statins are known...

BHF appoints first Chief Technology Officer

Ursula Dolton has been appointed as the British Heart Foundation’s first Chief Technology Officer and will lead the charity’s new Technology directorate.  Ursula will sit...

Lifesaving stem cell donor found for young Chloe

A mother from Fort William is overwhelmed after receiving the news that a potentially lifesaving stem cell donor has been found for her daughter....

New partnership aims to unite for sick children

Children with life-shortening conditions will benefit from a new partnership between the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow and Children’s Hospices Across Scotland – better...

Oxfam not happy with the current Ebola response

Reacting to the decision by the World Health Organisation that the Ebola outbreak is not yet a global emergency, Oxfam Programme Manager in the...

Why charities can learn a lot from the Teamwork Trust – UK, Disability Impact Award winners

Lee B. Rayment writes Over the last few months, I have been working a lot closer than normal with various charities and individuals on the...

Sheffield helipad appeal receives significant boost

The fundraising campaign for a life-saving helipad at Sheffield Children’s Hospital took a major step forward today thanks to a £562,500 charity donation. The HELP...

UK charities enjoy an ‘inspiring and humbling’ Charity Today Awards extravaganza

People from all over the UK came together at the weekend for what has been described by guests as the most ‘inspiring and humbling’...

Every Step Counts – Coastal trek a hit for air ambulance

Over the weekend, more than 200 people took to the Norfolk coastline to complete either a 24 mile or 24-kilometre walk for the East...

Stronger nutrition could save 3.7 million lives by 2025

Health services must integrate a stronger focus on ensuring optimum nutrition at each stage of a person’s life, according to a new report released by the...
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