National / International News

NHS agency nurses spending 'soars'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 19:23
NHS spending on agency nurses has soared in the past two years in England, to at least nearly £500m last year, says the Royal College of Nursing.

Argentine leader's tweet ridiculed

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 19:02
Twitter users in Argentina and China ridicule Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner for poking fun at what she hears on a trip to China.

Children 'familiar with beer brands'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 18:58
Health campaigners are calling for stricter regulations on the marketing of alcohol, amid fears about the impact it is having on children.

Call to boost antibiotics funding

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 18:53
Far more money needs to be pumped into global drug research to tackle the looming threat of antimicrobial resistance, a report says.

Students 'face unfair course change'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 18:34
Many students at UK universities are subjected to unfair changes in courses, according to the consumer group Which.