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Warnings from the Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool of an epidemic of children having wholly preventable illnesses form the basis of tonight’s BBC1 Panorama documentary “Spoilt Rotten”. This harsh reality was surmised by Alder Hey’s medical director, Dr Steve Ryan, who suggested that “people are starting to say maybe […]

Epidemic of children with preventable illnesses reported


Pennsylvania’s Department of Public Welfare yesterday reminded expectant and new parents that the State has a “Safe Haven” law which allows them legally and confidentially to ‘turn over’ unwanted infants to any hospital, up to 28 days old, as an alternative to abandonment. While it sounds a very harsh way […]

Pennsylvania parents reminded of safe haven law


On July 21st, thousands of children in American hospitals undergoing life-saving treatment, including chemotherapy and bone marrow transplants, will be treated to the final instalment of Harry Potter. The Hope for Henry Foundation will deliver thousands of print and CD versions of the book, as well as hosting Harry Potter […]

Final Harry Potter book to be sent to hundreds of ...



According to research, only 18% of parents of premature or ill babies in special care know how to recognise their babies distress signals, and are able to comfort them. Today sees the launch of the 1 in 8 campaign – supported by Fairy Non Bio, and BLISS, the premature baby […]

1 in 8 campaign launches to bring parents and premature ...