Chris Gilroy

  • Music
    Ten songs to help get you out the door

    You wake up with 20 minutes to get out the door and are on the way to ...

  • <Current Affairs
    Dementia patients do not get proper care, charities disclose

    In a report issued today, leading healthcare charities have disclosed that dementia patients are being failed at the end of their lives. The report, Living and Dying with Dementia in England, published today by the Marie Curie charity and the Alzheimer’s Society, revealed that the fact dementia is not often recognised as a...

  • <Current Affairs
    Social media urged to simplify terms and conditions by UK parliament

    A report issued today by the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee is calling on the government to work with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) to develop a set of information standards that would commit websites and apps to explain how they use personal data in clear, concise and simple terms. Public...

  • <Current Affairs
    Government urges schools to promote respect and tolerance as British values

    The Department for Education (DfE) has published guidance on promoting British values in schools to ensure young people leave school prepared for life in modern Britain. The revised standards cover independent schools, academies and free schools, ensuring they, along with local authority schools, promote British values. All schools must now have a...

  • <Current Affairs
    More NHS weight-loss surgery referrals could cut type 2 diabetes in the UK

    New guidance issued today by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has lowered the threshold at which patients should be considered for weight-loss surgery. The new guidelines mean the NHS could triple the number of weight-loss surgeries carried out every year to help tackle obesity and reduce the £10...

  • Current Affairs
    NHS needs £2bn more next year to avert crisis, says charity

    A fortnight ahead of the chancellor’...

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    UK scientists discover brain’s weakest link for Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia

    Researchers at Oxford University have found a specific network of human brain regions that are more vulnerable to unhealthy ageing and are at the root of disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and schizophrenia in elderly and young people. The scientists believe they have pinpointed the areas that are the weak spots linked to both...

  • <Current Affairs
    Superstore price wars held liable for 146 food producer shutdowns

    Food producers have become cannon fodder in the ongoing supermarket price war, according to the accountancy firm Moore Stephens LLP. Analysts at Moore Stephens studied data at Companies House and found that 28% more specialist manufacturers have gone into insolvency this year compared to 2013. In one of the larger cases, 170...

  • Art
    Cécile B Evans: Hyperlinks at Seventeen

    Hyperlinks is an audacious new exhibition ...

  • <Current Affairs
    Ofsted publishes report on safeguarding failures in east London faith schools

    A report on seven schools in the London borough of Tower Hamlets, issued today by the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted), identifies a significant number of serious failings and urges these schools to make immediate improvements. The Ofsted report follows a series of both routine and emergency inspections carried...