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 Responding to the cancer waiting times for November 2018, published today by NHS England, Dr Fran Woodard, Executive Director of Policy and Impact at Macmillan Cancer Support, says: “Behind these figures are people waiting anxiously for a diagnosis and treatment,…

      Responding to the Immigration White Paper, Cavendish Coalition co-convenors Danny Mortimer, Nadra Ahmed and Sara Gorton said: “The Cavendish Coalition represents a UK-wide coalition across social care and health, bringing together employers and unions from the complete…

Responding to the Immigration White Paper, NHS Employers chief executive Danny Mortimer said: “A recent report commissioned by the Cavendish Coalition revealed the NHS could be short of 51,000 nurses – enough to staff 45 hospitals – by the end of…

In the eye of the psychopath You might be able to spot a psychopath by their eyes The eyes of psychopaths have an unusual reaction when they are shown images of nasty things, such as mutilated bodies and threatening dogs,…

The Chancellor hands out short-term Halloween treats for government departments, but the spectre of Brexit still looms large, comments Schroders Senior European Economist, Azad Zangana: The 2018 Budget was brought forward this year to avoid a nightmare clash with the…

UK ISA specialist, True Potential Investor, investigates the effects of the growing population The UKs population is growing, reaching an estimated 65.1 million people in 2015 and projected to pass 70 million people by 2026. What effect will a growing…

A new £20m research centre aimed at finding effective treatments for dementia will be officially opened at Cardiff University today by Health Secretary Vaughan Gething. More than 70 scientists from around the world have been recruited to the centre with…

Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, is calling on government to increase funding into dementia as new data shows an increase in deaths due to the condition. Data released today by the Office for National Statistics showed…

Researchers at the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford have discovered a new molecule that plays a key role in the immune response that is triggered by influenza infections. The molecule, a so-called mini viral RNA, is capable…