Lindsay van Dijk has been appointed to head up the chaplaincy and pastoral care team at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which provides person-centred pastoral and spiritual care. As a head of service role, this is the most senior role a humanist pastoral carer has ever held in the NHS. She is also the… Read more »
The Medical Defence Union (MDU), the UK’s first and leading medical defence organisation for doctors, today announced that it has appointed Dr Matthew Lee as its new chief executive. Dr Lee will take over from Dr Christine Tomkins, who is retiring in September after a long career supporting MDU members. Dr Tomkins has been in… Read more »
Watch Sarah Teather’s speech to the Liberal Democrat party conference in Bournemouth.
By Liz Stephens Children’s secretary Ed Balls has set out possible large scale cuts to the education budget as the row over public spending cuts intensifies. The proposals, which will include cutting the number of headteachers, a “tough” pay deal for teachers and efficiency savings from more tightly controlled school budget balances, have met fierce… Read more »