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...

Patients spending millions of unnecessary days in hospital

A new analysis of NHS figures by the terminal illness charity Marie Curie shows that patients in England spent 1.7 million unnecessary days in...

Britain leads the way in cutting heart deaths – but there’s still work to be done

A Wessex charity has welcomed news that Britain has cut the rate of heart deaths by almost two thirds, but warns there is more...

New hospital funding to detect deadly heart condition

More people in the West Midlands will be screened for a deadly inherited heart condition, thanks to new funding awarded by the Miles Frost...

Concern after football player continues despite being knocked unconscious

A charity has expressed deep concern after Newcastle United defender Fabian Schar was knocked unconscious in a game for his national team. Switzerland international, Schar,...

New analysis highlights ‘deeply flawed assumptions’ behind Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill

New analysis of the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill identifies problematic assumptions that could lead to badly implemented law. The analysis of the government's impact assessment...

Health secretary urges national debate on ethics of genomic medicine

The Health Secretary Matt Hancock has urged a national debate on the ethics around genomic medicine, as he revealed that he has recently undergone...

VIDEO: CLIC Sargent launches hard-hitting Christmas campaign

A six-year-old girl who had Christmas ruined by cancer is starring in a national charity’s Christmas campaign to show the harsh reality of Christmas...

£20m raised for Cancer Research UK by Ultra Events

A little known boxing organisation which stages amateur bouts across Britain has become the biggest ever fundraising partner for Cancer Research UK – raising...

Digital X-ray Machine unveiled at the TMBU

Rockinghorse children’s charity has unveiled a £100,000 Digital X-ray Machine for the Trevor Mann Baby Unit (TMBU) in Brighton. Based at the Royal Sussex County...

New report exposes grim working conditions for millions

Millions of sanitation workers in the developing world are forced to work in conditions that endanger their health and lives, according to the most...

Leading youth charity urges next government to deliver ‘new era for youth’

With less than a month to go until the UK votes for its next government, YMCA has released its manifesto calling on political parties...
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