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Coca-Cola has admitted that it got it wrong when it used the word 'psychos' in an advertising campaign for a new soft drink. Complaints from 'see me', the Scottish mental health anti-stigma campaign and supporters of Stigma Stop Watch have resulted in the ad being withdrawn from TV, billboards and…
The devastating shortfall in care for young people with mental health problems is revealed today in a leaked government document showing that thousands of families are being left without the support they need. A letter sent from the Department of Health to senior NHS officials shows that the government will…
The Child Support Agency (CSA) could be axed, while absent fathers face being electronically tagged, under plans to be announced by the government. Parents will be encouraged to make their own arrangements over child maintenance, with a new agency focusing on parents who refuse to co-operate. New powers would prevent…
Ministers are proposing to abolish the distinct roles of district nurses and health visitors, leading to fears that thousands of patients will not receive the specialist care they need. Under the plans, the extensive range of titles currently used by more than 8000 NHS nurses who work outwith hospitals would…