A 2016 report by Dementia UK has found a gap in the care that dementia patients and their families are receiving. 28% of calls to their helpline included complaints about a lack of local support from health services. Telecare Choice aims to Read More
This March we look at how UK call handlers saved a woman in Canada, a man with four kidneys, and how teenagers helped a man in need.
A study has suggested that playing board games can help with elderly people’s memory, and we find out why albatrosses are getting divorced.
A recent breakthrough in Alzheimer’s research could lead to earlier diagnosis and more effective treatment for thousands. Find out more.
In the headlines this week we’ve heard how drinking too much – or too little – may be linked to dementia with scientists sharing their thoughts.
Our main headline this week is that the supermarket chain Morrisons have introduced a weekly ‘quiet hour’ for shoppers with autism who struggle with music and noise.
Cancer patients are waiting longer than ever to start their live-saving treatment, according to research on patient waiting times for 2018. One of Britain’s favourite TV personalities Dame Barbara Windsor has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and London Mayor Sadiq Khan Read More
It’s a very Royal news round-up this week with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcoming their third child, and Prince Harry has announced who will be his best man at his wedding to Meghan Markle. In other news around the UK, Read More
The main news in this week’s round-up is that two “breakthrough” drugs to treat breast cancer have been given the green light by the NHS. The decision means that around 8000 people in England will now have access to this form of Read More
This week’s news round-up includes reports that the number of people waiting more than six months to have their operations has increased by 40% in just one year. Elsewhere, dementia has become the nation’s biggest killer, taking over from heart disease for Read More