R. Lee Ermey, a former U.S. Marine Corps staff sergeant who found fame on the big screen, has died at the age of 74. …read more
Daily Archives: April 15, 2018
Around 350,000 people could soon qualify for right to select and pay for treatments through bespoke care plan
Hundreds of thousands of people with mental health conditions and physical disabilities could be given the option of a personalised NHS budget for their own care needs under government proposals.
People with learning difficulties and dementia are among around 350,000 who could have the right to select and pay for treatments that improve their health and wellbeing through a bespoke care plan agreed with medical professionals. For children and people unable to manage the money, parents or carers will be able to manage the …read more
Alberta’s opposition party leaders blast Trudeau, Notley for lack of progress with Horgan on pipeline issue
The leaders of Alberta’s opposition parties bemoaned what they saw as a lack of progress on resolving the divisive political deadlock. …read more
Student Loan Company halts or cuts funding for 800 in England and Wales after overpayments
Hundreds of student nurses whose loans and grants have been cut off or reduced because of administrative errors are facing financial hardship and in some cases may not be able to continue their studies, nurses leaders have warned.
More than 800 people at 20 universities have been told they had been paid too much by the Student Loans Company (SLC) and informed subsequent payments would be reduced or halted to recover the overpayments, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) said.
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