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...

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,...

MS Society supporters deliver letter to No. 10, urging PM to change PIP

More than 21,000 people have signed an open letter demanding the government makes urgent changes to Personal Independence Payment (PIP) after a recent survey...

Couple speak of their pride of ‘making a difference’ during Barnardo’s Fostering Week

As part of Barnardo’s Fostering Week campaign, Belfast couple Colin & Sharon Jamison are sharing their story, of what it’s been like to be...

Up to £20,000 in funding available for local projects

Local charities and good causes are being encouraged to apply for funding of over £3million that has been raised by the players of People's...

Military charity gets tough on Blue Monday with launch of mental health training

Families of serving RAF personnel and veterans who are finding life tough will be offered unique training to help them identify, and deal with,...

Scottish brothers land world records after 35 days at sea

Three brothers from Scotland have set three world records after rowing the Atlantic Ocean in just 35 days, nine hours and nine minutes. The trio,...
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