Vulnerable older people at greater risk of depression and anxiety during pandemic

Older people who are clinically vulnerable to COVID-19 are at greater risk of deterioration in health and social well-being during the pandemic, according to a...

BME women almost twice as likely to be on zero-hours contracts as white men

The TUC and Race on the agenda (ROTA) have today  warned that structural racism in the labour market is trapping Black and minority ethnic...

Report says police and CPS need culture shift required for police and...

The police and Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) need to fundamentally change their approach to working together on rape cases to build trust and secure justice, a new...

Government unable to explain “shocking inequality” as unemployment among young black people surges to...

MP's on the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee says DWP is unable to explain “shocking inequality” in UK employment figures that has greatly...

Urgent action is needed to plug the gaps in children and young people’s mental...

Children and young people in England are still facing significant gaps in mental health support despite a steep rise in mental need, warns a...

Gender recognition process urgently in need of reform, say MPs

Despite taking two years to do so, the Government has failed to adequately respond to its own consultation on reforming the Gender Recognition Act...

New care model helps make dying patient’s dream come true

Your wedding day is a very special moment in your life, but what happens if your partner is terminally ill in hospital? How can...
Urgent and coordinated action is needed to prevent more children being drawn into the criminal justice system in the future

Urgent action needed to tackle impact of COVID on children in justice system, Manchester...

Urgent and coordinated action is needed to prevent more children being drawn into the criminal justice system in the future, due to increased vulnerabilities...

Free School Meals criteria needs to be widened to reduce hunger and anxiety, according...

A significant number of children who do not meet the eligibility criteria for Free School Meals are going hungry, a new study has shown. The...

Appeal for families to host Chinese exchange students

FAMILIES in Manchester are being invited to welcome Chinese students into their home as 1,000 young people visit this summer to learn about life...