A UK government pledge to increase GP numbers by 5,000 within three years is falling short amid fears the profession ‘could reach breaking point’, the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) warned.
UK ‘s RCGP warn profession could reach 'breaking point'
FLAC, the network of Free Legal Advice Centers in Ireland, called on the Legal Aid Board to drop legal fees for victims of domestic violence ahead of the launch today of its 2016 annual report which shows that 25,710 people received legal advice from volunteer lawyers at its nationwide network of advice clinics or through its helpline.
Call to drop legal fees in domestic violence cases
Whether you’re writing an email or a novel, it’s vital these days to understand the craft of telling a story and telling it well. For kids, writing well helps not only at school but with many off-the-page skills, from confidence to creative problem-solving.
Ways parents can get kids excited about writing
Roads should be closed regularly to allow children to play in the street as they did a generation ago, health experts have said, after a study showed pilot schemes increased youngsters’ activity five-fold.
Close roads so children can play in the street like their parents did
Thousands of children have been separated from their parents in the nine-month battle for Mosul and the preceding years of Daesh terrorist group’s rule in northern Iraq — some found wandering alone and afraid among the rubble, others joining the refugee exodus from the pulverized city.
Lost children are legacy of battle for Iraq's Mosul
Pope Francis is urging the world to show a greater commitment to fighting human trafficking, which he called ‘a form of modern slavery.’
Pope calls for greater commitment to fight human trafficking
The scale of hepatitis prevalence in Punjab, Pakistan calls for all sections of society to come forward and synergize efforts for control and prevention of the disease, said experts on at an awareness seminar to mark the World Hepatitis Day.
Experts call for collaborative efforts to prevent hepatitis spread in Pakistan
In a bid to educate and motivate Indian women regarding early screening of diseases, the district medical and health department is conducting comprehensive medical check-up camps in rural and tribal areas. Early screening for diabetes, hypertension, gynaecological problems, thyroid and cancer will be covered under the initiative.
Indian government sets up check-up camps for women
The study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, asserts that happiness can be improved by spending some extra dollars to save some time for those people who don’t have a lot of time to spare.
Spending money to save time reduces stress
Thinking that you're less active than others may increase your risk of dying at a younger age, a new study claimed.
Thinking you're less active could shorten your life

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