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Actors Tom Hardy, Olivia Colman and David Tennant have thrown their support behind a campaign encouraging people to talk about mental health. The #1in4 campaign, part of the BBC's Minds Matter season, aims to break through the stigma associated with mental illness. Stars from across music, film, theatre and TV…
Women with incurable breast cancer are receiving poor care due to a lack of specialist nurses, according to a new report. A study for Breast Cancer Care found that just a fifth of NHS organisations have one or more clinical nurse specialists dedicated to women whose cancer has come back…
Britain's emergency services face a "potentially catastrophic" six-month gap without a crucial communications system, a Commons report warns. MPs raised the alarm over the impact of allowing a network used by all 105 police, fire and rescue and ambulance services in the country to be taken out of service early.…
Ministers have unveiled changes that will allow disabled people to keep their specially adapted cars and other vehicles for longer should they have their benefits withdrawn. Those who lose eligibility for the Motability scheme will now be able to keep their cars for up to six months, including through any…
People who consume diet drinks every day are almost three times more likely to suffer a stroke or dementia, research suggests. Having at least one diet drink a day increased the risk compared to consuming less than one diet drink a week, a study found. However, researchers found no link…
A former nursery worker has pleaded guilty to raping a child and inciting sexual activity with children. Jamie Chapman pleaded guilty to 22 sexual offences, including raping a teenage boy, at Birmingham Crown Court on Thursday. The 28-year-old also pleaded guilty to nine counts of taking, making and distributing indecent…
Child victims of sex abuse within families are being let down by the system, new research has warned. Young people are often left to report the abuse themselves when authorities fail to pick up on signs, a series of reports found. Even after their experiences are disclosed, investigations into sex…
More than one in five adults across England have suffered mental health problems due to a housing problem in the last five years, according to a report from Shelter. Some 21% of people surveyed said they had experienced issues such as anxiety, depression and panic attacks due to housing pressures.…
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