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Did you know a little small talk can be all it takes to interrupt someone's suicidal thoughts?
The Samaritans have launched Small Talk Saves Lives with Network Rail, British Transport Police and the wider rail industry to give people the confidence to help prevent suicide on the railways and beyond.
It's built on a simple ask: that if you think somebody might need help, trust your instincts and strike up a conversation.
You could help save a life, a little...
Posted on: 21/02/2018 Categories: Charity News
The Hospice Care in Scotland report 2017 states that hospices can help improve capacity in generalist health settings, by sharing their expertise in end of life care with other care provider, and highlights the substantial contribution made by Scottish hospices, especially in providing community-based support. Hospices in Scotland supported 19,000 people last year, ranging from new-born babies to centenarians.
If you'd like to find out more about the extraordinary...
Posted on: 14/02/2018 Categories: Charity News
Scope exists to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else and are delighted with the BBC Class Act initiative.
BBC Class Act is a nationwide development programme which aims to support and raise the profile of disabled actors.
Last August, the BBC launched a nationwide search for talented disabled actors. From over 350 audition tapes, 32 people were were selected to attend an intensive three day skills workshop led by BBC...
Posted on: 07/02/2018 Categories: Charity News
Cancer survival is increasing across the globe, according to a new study.
But there are wide variations between countries, and the UK is lagging behind comparable nations for many common cancers.
"Inadequate or unreliable data prevent governments from understanding the true nature and magnitude of the public health problems created by the growing cancer burden." – Dr Claudia Allemani, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Sara Hiom, director of early...
Posted on: 01/02/2018 Categories: Charity News
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