Scientists at the University of Bristol are being funded to create robotic trousers for the elderly to assist with mobility.
A new study has revealed that the number of elderly people aged 85 and over needing 24-hour care is set to double, and that the care system is now at breaking point.
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.
In this week’s news roundup the NHS marks it’s 70th birthday, and across the world twelve boys in Thailand have been trapped in a cave, and could be for several months to come! Happy Birthday NHS The National Health Service (NHS) turned Read More
This week’s news looks at the budget rise which the NHS has received from Theresa May and a high court ruling which has refused a bid for gender neutral passports. In America, Donald Trump has promised to keep migrant families together after Read More
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
This week’s news collection includes reports that the NHS is recruiting pharmacists to work in care homes across country. Elsewhere, we report on the sad news of Stephen Hawking’s passing this week. Pharmacists in UK Care Homes The NHS is attempting to reduce Read More
This week’s headline news story is that a long-awaited study looking into the links between heading the ball whilst playing football and brain damage will start in January 2018. The news was announced by the Football Association this week.. Elsewhere, a new 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