NHS spending faces ‘tax or axe’ warning
The NHS faces the biggest squeeze on its funding since it was founded in 1948, despite pledges by Labour and the Conservatives to spare health from spending cuts in the next parliament, two of Britain’s leading thinktanks have warned.
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Youth unemployment rate to top Cabinet’s agenda
An emergency package of measures to combat unemployment among young people will be drawn up by the Cabinet this week in an attempt to prevent a “lost generation” being created by the recession.
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Sexually abused children in postcode lottery for therapy
Children who suffer traumatic sexual abuse are not being given the chance to recover because of a shortage of therapy services, a charity says.
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Management of Broadmoor high security hospital criticised after deaths
Deaths at Broadmoor high security hospital and other institutions will be linked to management failures in a highly critical report this week.