The shocking picture that shows how bad the NHS crisis is

(Originally published at Yahoo News) The NHS is struggling under what doctors and nurses are calling the most intense strain it has faced in decades. And even despite people being urged to keep away from A&E, the demand is too high and patients are waiting up to 12 hours to be seen. So much so,Continue reading “The shocking picture that shows how bad the NHS crisis is”

There are now more homeless people in the UK than the population of Newcastle

(Originally published at Yahoo News) The number of homeless people in Britain is larger than the population of Newcastle, alarming data revealed today. Shock statistics from the charity Shelter estimate┬áthe number of rough sleepers has risen by more than 13,000 (4%) over the last year. This puts the total figure somewhere in the region ofContinue reading “There are now more homeless people in the UK than the population of Newcastle”