Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Cancer doctor shortage ‘will impact patients’, says Royal College

A shortage of cancer doctors in the NHS is likely to impact patients, according to a new report. The study, from the Royal College of Radiologists...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Charity has end of blinding disease in its sights

The international charity, Sightsavers, has just launched an ambitious appeal to raise money to fund the final push to eliminate the blinding eye disease,...

NDCS: ’Government starving local councils of funding’ as deaf children fall behind classmates

An analysis by the National Deaf Children’s Society has found that only 30.6% of deaf children in England achieve a strong GCSE result. This compares...

Clinical trial launches to develop breath test for multiple cancers

RESEARCHERS have launched a clinical trial to develop a breath test, analysing molecules that could indicate the presence of cancer at an early stage. This...

Long-term plan for NHS in England ‘a significant and welcome step’

NHS England today launched its ten-year plan for the health service, which included a number of significant measures in the fight against heart and...

NHS England boosts funding for children’s hospices

TOGETHER for Short Lives has welcomed the announcement that NHS England is increasing the vital children’s hospice grant from £11million to £25million, better enabling lifeline hospices to support some of England’s...

ActionAid UK announces new charity ambassadors

Britain's Got Talent star Alesha Dixon and Luther's award-winning Wunmi Mosaku are joining forces with ActionAid UK as the charity's newest celebrity ambassadors. Both...

Children’s hospices ‘a truly heart-warming example to us all’, says The Duchess of Cambridge

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge has said charities like East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) provide 'a truly heart-warming example to us all, creating life-long...

Charities welcome urgent call to reverse public health funding cuts

The Richmond Group of Charities, 14 of the leading health and social care organisations in the voluntary sector, have united behind a call to...

Cross party call for action on charity lottery reform

Leading Conservative MP Priti Patel and Labour peer Lord Boateng have given their support for charity lottery reform and are urging the UK Government...

Dad of premature baby shares his story ahead of Father’s Day to support charity campaign

As Father's Day approaches, a Surrey dad shares his experience of having a premature baby to raise awareness of a local charity's campaign to...
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