More families ‘being pushed into the red’

More families ‘being pushed into the red’

Debt per household rose sharply in 2018 Working families are worse off today than before the financial crisis, an analysis shows. The report by the TUC shows that household debt rose sharply over 2018, with unsecured debt (debt other than mortgages) reaching new...
1,000 psychosis patients waiting for treatment on NHS

1,000 psychosis patients waiting for treatment on NHS

More than 100 are waiting more than 12 weeks More than 1,000 people referred for psychosis treatment by their GP are yet to receive any form of treatment on the NHS, figures show. The data shows that 1,183 are still waiting to start some form of treatment since they...
NHS long-term plan ‘neglects social care’

NHS long-term plan ‘neglects social care’

Government accused of sweeping green paper under the rug The government has been accused of neglecting social care in its NHS long-term plan. The criticism comes from John Woodward OBE, president and co-founder of childcare provider Busy Bees, which is campaigning to...
Experts develop ‘game-changing’ breast cancer test

Experts develop ‘game-changing’ breast cancer test

Tool combines hundreds of genetic indicators and risk factors Experts have developed what they have described as a potentially game-changing test to predict a woman’s risk of breast cancer. They have a developed a way of calculating the risk of developing the disease...