BASC Scotland has reinforced its calls for a community deer management pilot scheme in light of a new round of Scottish government deer contracts. The Scottish government agency responsible for managing publicly-owned forestry – Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) – has announced plans to cull a fifth of Scotland’s wild deer population over the next… Read more »
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) says it is extremely worrying that the amount of money earmarked to cover the total cost of clinical negligence claims (including both including IBNR and PPOs) against the NHS in England has risen to £128.6 billion. This is an increase on the previous year’s figure of £85.2 billion and the… Read more »
Cancer charity calls for better funding of end of life care
Does it need a riot to show politicians that social services can’t take any more strain under austerity spending cuts?