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...

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...

Pioneering Dementia Advice Centre launched in Newcastle

In a bid to ensure effective, coordinated, community-based support for people who have been diagnosed with dementia, a pioneering dementia-specific advice centre has opened...

Blackburn care home achieves Outstanding rating after latest CQC inspection

The Care Quality Commission has rated the care being provided at Eachstep Blackburn, operated by Community Integrated Care, to be Outstanding following an inspection...

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...

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...

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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