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5 days ago
Charity agrees to demand from development department to stop bidding for grants until ‘high standards’ met
Oxfam has agreed to withdraw from bidding for government funding until the Department for International Development is satisfied that it can meet the “high standards” expected.In a s[...]
CharitiesCharities and Volunteerism
5 days ago
Health economist who had a major impact on policy and practiceAlan Maynard, emeritus professor of health economics at the University of York, who has died aged 73, was crucial in the development of his discipline into an international profession. He also had a real impact on policy, not just in the [...]
HealthEducationHealth and CareGovernment Policy
5 days ago
Despite the dreadful sex scandals, what’s important for charity donors and supporters is to stay focused on what aid is all aboutThis has unquestionably been a dire week for Oxfam and other NGOs, for all who support them – and for the millions who benefit from that. There is no exaggerating the [...]
CharitiesCharities and Volunteerism
5 days ago
Inspectors raised significant concerns over services provided by Huntercombe hospitalA psychiatric intensive care facility which provided child and adolescent mental health services has been closed after a damning assessment by inspectors.The Care Quality Commission (CQC) said it found inpatients at[...]
HealthChildrenChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMental Health
5 days ago
A whole home built inside a garage is the latest ingenious attempt to defy local authority building rulesLast week in Leicestershire, a couple was discovered to have built an entire house inside their garage without planning permission, hiding it behind a fake garage door. Dr Reeta Herzallah and Ham[...]
Housing
5 days ago
Peturbed by the gold-medal-winning snowboarders who are too young to buy a celebratory beer? They’re not even the tip of the upstart icebergFor people of a certain age – that is, born any time before 1 January 2000 – the Winter Olympics highlights of the past few days have been harrowing viewi[...]
5 days ago
Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa speaks after Portuguese national found dead in Westminster underpassPortugal’s president has described the circumstances in which a homeless Portuguese man died near the UK parliament as “inhumane”. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa paid tribute to the unnamed man found dead in a[...]
HousingPovertyHousing and Poverty
5 days ago
Sarah Wollaston tells health secretary medical businesses and services ‘remain in dark’A delay in agreeing a Brexit transition deal could harm NHS patients, a senior MP has warned.
In a letter to the health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, the chair of the Commons health committee, Sarah Wollaston, sa[...]
HealthHealth and CareGerontologyGovernment Policy
5 days ago
Travel group’s report says women earn 56.9% less than men but it is ‘not an equal pay issue’The travel group Tui has the largest gender pay gap reported to date by a major UK company, with its male employees paid more than double the female staff. Women at the group’s Tui Airways UK unit ear[...]
WomenWomens Issues
5 days ago
Wynn resigned as CEO of the company earlier this month after allegations of sexual misconductWynn Resorts said on Friday that former chief executive officer Steve Wynn was not entitled to severance payments or any other compensation. Wynn, 76, resigned as CEO of the company earlier this month after [...]
5 days ago
The Sacklers have made a fortune from OxyContin, the painkiller blamed for sparking the deadly opioid crisis. They cloak their shame with philanthropyThere is no Pablo Escobar Wing at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art and no El Chapo Guzman gallery at the Guggenheim. Columbia University doesn[...]
CharitiesEducationMental Health
5 days ago
Mark Goldring admits organisation’s failings but says ‘scale and intensity’ of criticism is disproportionate•Oxfam CEO: ‘Anything we say is manipulated. We’ve been savaged’The chief executive of Oxfam has hit back at the storm of criticism surrounding the charity’s sex exploitation s[...]
CharitiesCharities and Volunteerism
6 days ago
At least 86 ex-footballers report abuse but there are doubts over likelihood of a further trialDozens of Barry Bennell’s alleged victims face the serious possibility of never being able to face the convicted sex offender in court amid doubts about the likelihood of a further trial.At least 86 form[...]
Children and ParentingCriminal Justice
6 days ago
Sarah Champion denies suggesting Theresa May doesn’t ‘get’ issue because she doesn’t have childrenA Labour MP has angrily denied suggesting David Cameron took the issue of child exploitation more seriously than Theresa May because he is a father.Sarah Champion said in an interview that she w[...]
ChildrenChildren and Parenting
6 days ago
Labour MP causes row with Tories by saying Cameron took issue more seriously than MaySitting MPs or members of their families will have been involved in child sexual exploitation, the former Labour frontbencher Sarah Champion has said.The MP for Rotherham, who has campaigned on child abuse since the[...]
ChildrenChildren and Parenting
6 days ago
England and Wales prison service says scheme was previously too bureaucratic The government hopes to increase the number of inmates released early from jail under strict home curfew rules, it has emerged.The Ministry of Justice has issued revised guidance for its home detention curfew (HDC) scheme, [...]
Criminal Justice
6 days ago
Panelists at a recent Guardian event outlined the technological problems facing the NHS – and pointed the way forward
“It’s archaic, slow, fragile and not streamlined.” So says junior doctor Nadia Masood of the chaotic and fragmented state of NHS information technology.She described the [...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
6 days ago
The Sacklers have made a fortune from OxyContin, the painkiller blamed for sparking the deadly opioid crisis. They cloak their shame with philanthropyThere is no Pablo Escobar Wing at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art and no El Chapo Guzman Museum at the Smithsonian. Columbia University doesn[...]
CharitiesEducationMental Health
6 days ago
Winnie Byanyima admits charity has a problem but says majority of staff are ‘people of values’The head of Oxfam International has said she will appoint an independent commission to investigate claims of sexual exploitation.Winnie Byanyima, the charity’s executive director, promised to root out[...]
CharitiesCharities and VolunteerismCriminal Justice
6 days ago
His death comes after years of destructive government policies, leaving a desperate situation affecting every communityThe death of a homeless man in an underpass at Westminster tube station, in London, appears to have brought the massive problem facing families and communities across the UK right t[...]
HousingPovertyChildren and ParentingHousing and Poverty
6 days ago
My world was rocked at the age of 12 – but my extraordinary English teacher helped me through it. Now we’re reconnecting
I was 12 years old, and my mum had just died from cancer. It was horrific to watch that happen to someone. My dad had an alcohol problem that mum had been managing all the[...]
EducationHealthChildrenHealth and CareMental Health
6 days ago
In 1936, local residents blocked Oswald Mosley’s fascists. Now the community is winning the fight for affordable housing
Sometimes it is good to see history repeating itself. In 1936, Jews, atheists and Irish Catholics stood side by side on Cable Street to prevent the march of Oswald Mosley[...]
HousingHousing and Poverty
6 days ago
New levy could deliver basic income of £10,000 for all to cut risk of job losses to robotsBritain could raise new taxes on Amazon, Facebook and Apple to give every citizen under the age of 55 as much as £10,000 in a form of universal basic income (UBI), according to a study, helping to counter the[...]
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Senior backbencher Sir Peter Bottomley says it is ‘question of when rather than if’ party will back policyA growing number of Conservatives now back votes for 16-year-olds, with senior Tories predicting that the party could change its stance on younger voters before the next election. Related: '[...]
Gerontology
6 days ago
Homeless charity says sustained austerity and cuts to vital services is leading to more deaths on the streetsOn an unremarkable evening last November, the congregation of St Martin in the Fields on Trafalgar Square listened quietly as the names of 141 people were read out. Each had died that year wi[...]
Charities and VolunteerismHousing and PovertyHealth and Care
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