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Obesity levels are expected increase by 2030

Obesity levels are expected increase significantly by 2030

A new report from the World Health Organization has revealed the growing issue of obesity... By 2030, 74 per cent of men and 64 per...
Tackling child mental health

Tackling child mental health

Dr Alistair Thomson, MindEd Consortium Executive and Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) details the importance of tackling the growing...
Fee warning for mortgage borrowers

Fee warning for mortgage borrowers

Homeowners are being warned to be aware of high fees attached to falling mortgage rates... Tumbling mortgage rates might be a good thing for the...
Environmental benefits of re-using rainwater

Environmental benefits of re-using rainwater

Water UK explains the environmental as well as money saving benefits of recycling and re-using rainwater… It might seem difficult to believe but it was...
More than 200,000 ballot papers stolen

More than 200,000 ballot papers stolen

A van containing more than 200,000 UK ballot papers for next week's parliamentary and council elections has been stolen... Replacement ballot papers are being printed...
New standards for children’s unscheduled care

New standards for children’s unscheduled care

Dr Stephanie Smith, Consultant Emergency Paediatrician and spokesperson for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health details the changes needed to children’s healthcare… The...
Musculoskeletal health in an ageing population

Musculoskeletal health in an ageing population

Dr Benjamin Ellis, Senior Clinical Policy Adviser at Arthritis Research UK details the importance of good musculoskeletal health in an ageing population Over the last...
University class sizes are falling

University class sizes are falling

A new study has revealed that while universities are spending more money upgrading facilities, class sizes have reduced An analysis carried out by the Complete...
Kent children placed in London schools

Kent children placed in London schools

Kent County Council has revealed some children have been offered places in London schools after the closure of a local secondary school After the closure...
First chief digital officer appointed in Wales

First chief digital officer for Wales

The Welsh government has announced it will appoint a chief digital officer to oversee public sector delivery... In a bid to transform public sector delivery...
Scottish nurses training during annual leave

Scottish nurses are training during annual leave

The Royal College of Nursing has warned that due to staff shortages nurses in Scotland are using annual leave to complete mandatory training... According to...
Letting people die at home could save millions

Letting people die at home could save millions

Charities involved in palliative care have said letting people die at home could save the NHS millions of pounds... Charities have called for more support...
Stamp duty help for first-time buyers

Stamp duty help for first-time buyers

Ed Miliband has promised to provide assistance for first-time buyers if Labour win the General Election on 7 May... Ed Miliband has announced plans to...
100,000 people in North Staffs have debt problems

100,000 people in North Staffs have debt problems

A new report has revealed a significant number of residents in North Staffordshire have significant debt problems A total of 68,400 residents in Stoke-on-Trent, North...
Teachers increasingly supporting families

Teachers increasingly supporting families

Union leader warns that schools are becoming the A&E departments of communities, as they are increasingly supporting struggling families The new leader of the National...
GE2015: Milifans and muffin-gate

GE2015: Milifans and muffin-gate

With only a fortnight to go until voting gets underway, Adjacent Digital Politics examines the weird and wonderful news that has taken place on...
New rail system could be hacked

New rail system could be hacked

Expert and government adviser Professor David Stupples has warned that a new high-tech rail system could be hacked, leading to a serious crash... The high-tech...
Welsh culture receives £2.7m boost

Welsh culture receives £2.7m boost

Museums, libraries, and archives in Wales are set to receive a £2.7m boost... Following recommendations made in a Culture and Poverty report by Kay Andrews,...
Lack of chargers slows electric car sales

Lack of chargers slows electric car sales

Car dealers have warned that a lack of rapid charging points in Cumbria is preventing sales of electric vehicles from taking off A lack of...
Tackling antibiotic resistance

Tackling antibiotic resistance

Andrew Miller MP, Chair of the Science and Technology Committee sheds light on why the next government must make tackling antibiotic resistance a public...

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