• Drop in vaccine uptake among children in England – report

    Drop in vaccine uptake among children in England – report0

    By Ella Pickover, Press Association Health Correspondent A declining number of children in England are being vaccinated against potentially deadly diseases, new figures show. Data from NHS Digital shows that vaccination coverage declined last year for a number of immunisations which protect youngsters from a horde of different illnesses, from meningitis to measles. Coverage for

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  • Govt mulls additional measures to protect Upper Rock wildlife

    Govt mulls additional measures to protect Upper Rock wildlife0

    The Gibraltar Government is considering installing speed bumps in certain areas of the Upper Rock to remind drivers to watch out for Gibraltar’s wildlife. The decision was revealed yesterday after the Chronicle reported on the recent deaths of three baby monkeys who were accidentally crushed by vehicles. In addition, other wildlife such as baby Barbary

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  • Midwives call for universal baby box roll-out across UK

    Midwives call for universal baby box roll-out across UK0

    By Lynsey Bews, Press Association Scotland Baby boxes should be given to all new parents across the UK, midwives have said. The Royal College of Midwives has published a new position statement setting out its support for universal roll-out. It says the boxes can be a “positive significant investment” in early years, and may contribute

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