Damning report says that for the first time for 100+yrs life expectancy stops improving...

“The last decade has been marked by deteriorating health and widening health inequalities. People living in more deprived areas outside London have seen their...

Talking key to supporting older people during COVID-19 crisis says University of Manchester psychologist

A University of Manchester psychologist is urging an anxious public to learn from how older people cope with the COVID-19 crisis. Dr Louisa Jackman says...

Half of people will find it harder to follow lockdown rules the longer it...

The research - from the University of York’s Law School - also found that a factor driving people to comply with the lockdown was a strong sense...

Equality and Human Rights Commission to launch Inquiry into impact of coronavirus on ethnic...

The UK’s equality watchdog is launching an inquiry into “long-standing, structural race inequality”, which has been thrown into stark relief by the coronavirus pandemic. "The coronavirus pandemic...

Prevent reinforces negative views of Islam and Muslims – new report says

The UK Government’s counter-terrorism Prevent strategy has reinforced negative stereotypes of Muslims and has encouraged ‘a culture of mutual suspicion and surveillance’ on university...

Becoming an social media influencer, app developer and designing video games top the list...

Young people no longer just aspire to be train drivers, lawyers and accountants. The careers that really push young people’s buttons are tech roles...

Therapy could tackle COVID-19 mental health timebomb in schools say Manchester researchers

A radical counselling method could be an effective way to help children with mental health problems returning to school after the COVID-19 lockdown,...

Children hardest hit by COVID-19 pandemic are regressing in basic skills and learning

Ofsted’s second report into the impact of the pandemic finds that children who were hardest hit by school closures and restrictions have regressed in...

Flagship study on destitution finds half a million children experiencing extreme hardship across the...

Inadequate benefit levels and debt deductions, particularly the repayable advance many people are forced to borrow to cover the minimum five-week wait for Universal Credit, are identified in the report as key drivers of destitution. With evidence of rising debt and hardship...

Lack of beds leaves patients with serious mental illness without treatment during the pandemic

Mental health hospitals in England are operating at capacity, a recent survey from the Royal College of Psychiatrists has found. 85% of the 320 psychiatrists...