Reoffending rates have hardly changed in the last ten years, with 58 per cent of prisoners serving less than 12 months going on to reoffend in the year after release.
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Campaigners brand police plan to fit dementia patients with GPS tracking devices to reduce costly call-outs as 'inhumane'
Tuesday 30 April 2013
The tracking device can be worn around patients’ necks, clipped to belts and attached to house keys and features a button which would allow its wearer to speak to a 24-hour call centre
Monday 15 April 2013
Sexual violence has topped the country's political agenda since the fatal gang rape of a 23-year-old medical student on a bus
Saturday 19 January 2013
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Wednesday 02 January 2013
Downhill racer or rank amateur, the right eyewear makes all the difference on the mountain
Tuesday 11 December 2012
A collision which could have knocked Britain’s Alex Thomson out of the Vendée Globe round the world race has also affected his ability to communicate with his team base as he continues to make fast progress deep south in the Indian Ocean.
Tuesday 04 December 2012
Gawker reports disapprovingly on "tits-and-drugs rag Vice" accidentally revealing the location of on-the-run John McAfee, the 67-year-old founder of the antivirus company, who has been in hiding since his neighbour was murdered last month.
Tuesday 06 November 2012
Up to 1,500 new UK jobs are set to be created as part of £175 million expansion plans by parcel delivery company DPD.
Tuesday 23 October 2012
As new gadgets are released that make it easier to track loved ones, the New York Times's Farhad Manjoo asks if we're in for a wave of family snooping. To see how it felt, he slipped a GPS tracker into his wife's car, another into his 2-year-old's diaper bag, and one more into his parents' vehicle for good measure.
NHS watchdog severely reprimands Serco - a private company providing out of hours GP services in Cornwall
Wednesday 18 July 2012
An NHS watchdog has severely reprimanded a private company providing out of hours GP services in Cornwall which was short of staff, provided inadequate training, left patients facing long waits and manipulated its results.
Friday 29 June 2012
English people will live longer than their Scottish neighbours, newly published statistics show.
Head of doctors union warns profession will lose patients’ trust if GPs and hospital doctors strike again
Monday 25 June 2012
The head of Britain’s doctors union today warned that the profession will lose patients’ trust if GPs and hospital doctors strike again in their dispute with the Government over pensions.
Saturday 23 June 2012
Under a poet's eyes, the sands of Liverpool Bay yield treasures of natural and human history.
Thursday 14 June 2012
Doctors' leaders have welcomed a move by the Government to relax the deadline for the rollout of a new number for non-emergency services.
Monday 11 June 2012
The Government’s “dangerous” and “short-sighted” cuts to home-based care for the elderly is a “false economy” which has put lives at risk and cost the NHS billions of pounds, a new study claims.
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