The government is supporting a proposal to close 15 women’s jails and replace them with a network of small custodial units that will allow female prisoners to be held closer to home.
Source:- The Times, Friday 7 December 2007, page 13
Regular exercise can cut the risk of Alzheimer’s disease by a third, while a lack of physical activity can lead to depression and dementia, according to scientists.
Source:- The Times, Friday 7 December 2007, page 26
Beverly Allit, a nurse who “snuffed out” the lives of children on her ward has had her minimum prison term fixed by a High Court judge who said she had condemned the families of her victims to a life sentence.
Source:- The Times, Friday 7 December 2007, page 31
Tens of thousands of people going through a severe mental health crisis are being deprived of NHS treatment and support that was promised by the government, parliament’s spending watchdog disclosed yesterday.
Source:- The Guardian, Friday 7 December 2007, page 8