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Music mogul Simon Cowell has given his support to the Have a Heart Appeal, raising money to help children’s hospices provide more vital care and support to seriously ill children, young people and their families in the home. Pictured here in an exclusive interview with Heart’s Toby Anstis, Children’s Hospices […]

Simon Cowell backs children’s hospice care appeal



In advance of Baby Loss Awareness Day, marked this Friday, 15th October, the children’s health charity Action Medical Research is highlighting the importance of research into pregnancy complications and finding the best ways to care for sick and vulnerable babies. Grants exceeding £800,000 have already been awarded to top researchers […]

Research into pregnancy complications is vital, says health charity



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Experts more usually accustomed to tracking CCTV footage have partnered with Action Medical Research to try to find a way to prevent stillbirth. Advanced technology could help track changes in foetal movements towards the end of pregnancy. Bereaved mothers often say that their baby’s movements in the womb seemed to […]

High-tech surveillance could help prevent tragedy of stillbirth





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While the political parties lay out their manifestos for the coming general election, a leading family charity has published its demands for fairer workplaces, which it hopes any new Government would seriously consider. Working Families, which has already raised awareness of paternity leave issues and has called for an end […]

Election 2010: Charity calls for more family-friendly workplaces


The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) has announced its “I Stand for Children” campaign to run alongside the General Election race. Supporters can send pre-prepared emails to parliamentary candidates that calls for them to pledge support to the NSPCC’s initiatives, via a specially set up […]

Election 2010: NSPCC launches “I Stand for Children” campaign


Superstar Kylie Minogue has agreed to become patron of the newly formed StudyVox Foundation, a charity launched today to support British undergraduates seeking help with tuition fees. Kylie, who has spent time at StudyVox’s headquarters, said, “Studyvox is such a fantastic site for students. It helps them to be connected […]

Kylie Minogue patrons StudyVox Foundation: bursary support for UK undergraduates