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...

NURSES – HOPE FOR WAGES

Signals coming from Downing Street seem to suggest a re-think on some public sector wage increases. It would appear that Theresa May recognises the...

NEW LAWS FOR MOBILITY SCOOTERS?

An incident, a couple of weeks ago, has seen experts urge Ministers to change the law with regard to mobility scooters. A young lad,...

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THE SCOURGE OF PAVEMENT PARKING

In 2015 our Government promised to look into the issue of pavement parking. What has happened? Very little! The Transport Committee has criticised the 'Department...