A mother who has two children with Down’s syndrome says she wants the world to know she’s proud of them.
Image copyright PA Taxes are going to have to rise to pay for the NHS if the UK is to avoid “a decade of misery” in which the old, sick and vulnerable are let down, say economists. The Institute for Fiscal Studies and Health Foundation said the NHS would need an extra 4% a year […]
Researchers have discovered the genetic cause of a rare blood vessel disorder that can trigger life-threatening bleeds and strokes. They believe targeted cancer drugs may be able to treat it, in patients like 13-year-old vlogger Nikki Christou. Scientists at University College London Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital, who led the study, […]
Image caption Paul Webley says LGBT people have reported carers not wanting to wash them Carers looking after older people should be given statutory LGBT training to help tackle homophobia in the sector, the charity Stonewall has said. Discrimination is “alive and kicking,” with many older people fearing abuse from care workers, one man told […]