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Care Support Alliance – Getting the right care makes all the difference

Campaigning for the care we need No one deserves to suffer in silence when they are denied the basic care to help them with their illness or condition. Yet at least 1.4 million people, that’s larger than the population of Birmingham, are not getting the care they need. That’s help with getting dressed, or help with meals,

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Antibiotics in world’s rivers hit danger levels, new study finds

Dangerous levels of antibiotics have contaminated hundreds of rivers worldwide, a pioneering UK-led study has found. Drug pollution is one of the main ways that bacteria in the environment can build up resistance to life-saving medicines, rendering them useless. There is also the threat of the contaminated water entering drinking supplies and the food chain.

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Measles and mumps outbreak prompts vaccination calls

Mumps cases in England have increased almost three-fold in the first three months of this year. Public Health England figures show that there were 795 cases in the first three months of this year, compared to 275 during the same period last year. There have been 3,789 cases of measles across the continent during the

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“I have the poo cancer… There’s nothing pink about my cancer, it’s just brown!” – Deborah James

Deborah James was 35 when she found out that she had stage 4 bowel cancer. While undergoing treatment, she has written and spoken out about the need for people to be aware of the symptoms of bowel cancer and why we need to pay more attention to our poo. She has a column in The

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Sepsis – the warning signs

Every year more than 50,000 people die after contracting sepsis. Many thousands more are left with disabilities and life-changing consequences. Symptoms include: slurred speech extreme shivering or muscle pain passing no urine in a day severe breathlessness “I feel like I might die” skin mottled or discoloured Symptoms in young children include: looks mottled, bluish or pale

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I lost my arms and legs – stop it happening to others

A man who woke from a coma to discover both his arms and legs had been amputated and part of his face removed has called for mandatory training on sepsis for NHS staff. Sepsis, or blood poisoning, is a serious complication of an infection, which can have devastating consequences if not treated quickly. There were

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‘Broken’ care system for most vulnerable

Patients with mental health problems, autism and learning disabilities are being let down by a “broken” care system, a report warns. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) says it knows of at least 62 adults and children that have been living in segregation in mental health hospitals for long periods of time. The report presents the

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England’s best beaches revealed as ‘Attenborough effect’ inspires clean-ups

England’s best beaches have been revealed as campaigners hailed the “Attenborough effect” for an increase in awards for being safe and clean. Keep Britain Tidy has announced the winners of 71 Blue Flags and 137 Seaside Awards – an increase of 18 beaches on 2018. The awards are quality marks for beaches and mean they

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We must ditch red meat to save planet, top scientist warns

People need to give up red meat to prevent catastrophic damage to the planet’s climate, a former government chief scientist, Professor Sir David King has said A report claims a 20% reduction in red meat consumption would reduce greenhouse gases by around six million tonnes a year. The Research shows that beef has a carbon footprint

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Older adults who regularly do crosswords have better brain function, study finds

Older adults who regularly do word and number puzzles have better brain function, a study has found. The more often adults aged 50 and over attempted challenges such as crosswords and Sudoku, the sharper their brains, according to the findings. University of Exeter and King’s College London academics carried out research into more than 19,000

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