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More Pensioners Are Dying Because Of Austerity, New Research Claims

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.03.2016 | UK

Austerity is linked to an increase in deaths of pensioners aged 85 and over, research has found. Spending cuts in England have hit vulnerable adults a...

Whistleblowing and Patient Safety : The Patient's or the profession's interests at stake?

Rita Pal | Posted 07.10.2012 | UK
Rita Pal

Medical whistleblowing has featured in countless newspaper headlines. The stories are usually victim-focused, implying that if you blow the whistle, your life is automatically destroyed. While that may be true in some cases, the stereotypical "victim" imagery is not constructive, helping neither the psychology of the individual whistleblower, nor the system that spawned them.

One Third Of Babies Born This Year Will Live To 100

PA | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK

Around one third of babies born this year (35%) are expected reach the age of 100, according to a new report by the Office for National Statistics. ...