NHS Student Nurse Bursary Cut

Ministers plan to adjust the system in September 2017 and charge health workers for their degrees. However, in a letter to the Prime Minister, over 20 groups directed by the Royal College of Nursing said it could prevent people from...
Kaiya Desai

Be Kaiya’s Donor – An Urgent Appeal to Save A Young Girl’s Life

In a heart-breaking appeal that no parent should ever have to post, the mum and dad of five-year-old Kaiya Desai, who has been diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of leukaemia, are urgently seeking a stem cell donor to...

IBS: The Unopen Secret

For those who suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS, which is an estimated 10-15% of the global population, it's an uphill battle often marred by uncertainty, stress and pain. In the  UK, approximately nine million people suffer from...

The benefits of quitting smoking

With around 100,000 people in the UK dying from smoking per year, it is one of the nation’s biggest causes of death. Did you know each cigarette has around 4,000 chemicals, many of which are known to be toxic? Ammonia,...

Stephen Hawking among those accusing Jeremy Hunt of Misrepresenting Evidence

A number of senior doctors, professors, authors, scientists, including Stephen Hawking and Prof. Robert Winston, have signed a letter to The Guardian claiming Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has caused a “devastating breakdown of trust between government and the medical...

British Muslim Charity Making a Difference in the Lives of the Elderly

Volunteers from Wakefield based charity, Penny Appeal, have been responding to the growing number of older people who experience loneliness by organising social visits and musical entertainment for local residents. Their latest visit was to the Well Springs Nursing Home...

World Mental Health Day – The Do’s and Don’ts Of Discussing Stress with Loved...

Monday 10th October marks World Mental Health Day with this year’s theme being ‘Psychological First Aid for All’. Mental Health remains a taboo subject within the community, making it difficult for individuals to talk about the issue with those close...

Birmingham woman takes on Marathon challenge just two months after major heart surgery

A woman battling heart disease is taking on the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) new MyMarathon challenge with her husband just two months after having major heart surgery, helping raise funds for the charity’s vital research. Kuljeet Jagdev from Birmingham was...

Mental health Charity LAMP Announces New CEO

LAMP (Leicestershire Action for Mental Health Project) is delighted to announce the appointment of Sue Langley as the charity’s new chief executive. Sue, who lives in Leicestershire, joins the charity from a national role with the Crimestoppers Trust and has...

New Film Highlights Blood in Urine

New film released to highlight the importance of early diagnosis and cultural issues that can delay Black and South Asian people from seeing their doctor early Early diagnosis of bladder and kidney cancers increases the chance of survival, so being...