‘MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS’ IN SCOTLAND

Former Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, has claimed there is now a 'full-blown' mental health emergency' in Scotland. This follows after the 'Cottage Family Centre' in...

BLOOD PRESSURE TESTING AT THE CHECKOUT?

NHS chiefs have said that blood pressure testing must become more routine if we are to prevent thousands of heart attacks and strokes. This could...

OFFICE LIFESTYLE CAN INCREASE RISK OF EARLY DEATH

Researchers are suggesting that a desk job can almost double the risk of a premature death. People who sat for long periods were up...

PROSTITUTION AND THE DISABLED

Lorraine Kelly, in her SUN column, wrote about how she felt it was wrong that Katie Price was even thinking about hiring a prostitute...

CAN EYE TESTS SPOT DEMENTIA?

It is possible that a simple eye test could detect the early signs of dementia. US researchers have found that that the thinning of...

USE OF STRONG PAINKILLERS DOUBLES

Prescriptions of strong painkillers in England has doubled over the past 15 years increasing fears of addiction. One in Twenty people were prescribed opioid painkillers,...

GPs THREATEN TO STOP TAKING NEW PATIENTS

In a funding row with the Government hundreds of GP surgeries have threatened to shut their doors to new patients. This means that people...

A MILLION PATIENTS PUT IN HOSPITAL

The Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has said that doctors were making too many prescribing mistakes, and urged the NHS to realise that the wrong...

WHO PAYS THE £400m?

TV'S new Doctor Who, Actress Jodie Whittacker, is urging Theresa May to stop demands that charities should pay £400million in back pay. The sum...

85% DROP IN HOMES FOR OLDER AND DISABLED PEOPLE

A survey of 69 Housing Associations that combined deliver a third of supported and sheltered homes in England has found plans to build new...

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PLAY FAIR WITH PLANT MILK

From 'The Vegan Society' "1 in 3 people regularly buy plant-based milks and the choice available continues to grow. Despite this, dairy milk is supported...