Sunday, 15 September 2019

86% of girls in Uganda miss school because of menstruation

As the world recognises International Women's Day on 8th March, UK-based charity Fields of Life is reminding people that thousands of girls are still missing...

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....

Social care green paper delay is a disservice to older and disabled people

The Chancellor's Spring Statement has announced further delays to funding and reform of social care. A three-year Spending Review will now align with the Autumn Budget...

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...

NHS paying out millions to cover lack of radiologists, says Royal College

The NHS is spending millions on outsourcing to prop up a shortage in radiologists, according to new figures from the Royal College of Radiologists...

Young blogger’s search for Stem Cell Donor inspires campaign for more donors

A 12-year-old from Nottingham is calling on people across the UK to join the Anthony Nolan register and give hope to others, like her,...

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...

Charities announce asthma collaboration

LifeArc, a medical research charity, has signed an agreement to review Asthma UK's research portfolio, aiming to identify promising projects and results which are most...

Action needed to stop takeaway temptation harming kids’ diets

Fast food takeaways should be prevented from setting up business near to schools in Wales, according to a major new poll by Cancer Research...

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...

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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