Cancer referrals are being rejected by hospitals, GPs warn

Cancer referrals are being rejected by hospitals, GPs warn

Suspected cancer patients are being refused hospital appointments despite being referred by GPs, it has emerged. Family doctors working for one NHS trust in north east London claimed that hundreds of referrals had been rejected in recent weeks. Many were for ultrasounds and chest X-rays and were sent via the two-week wait system, in which […]
Bike thefts increase by 50 per cent since beginning of lockdown

Bike thefts increase by 50 per cent since beginning of lockdown

“Unfortunately, this probably means that thieves are looking for easier targets and the rise of budding cycling enthusiasts around the country might be the opportunity they’re looking for.” Admiral’s data shows how common bike theft has become during the...
What will be the long-term impact of Covid-19 on children?

What will be the long-term impact of Covid-19 on children?

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused widespread anxiety for people of all ages and with varied experiences, not least parents who are worried about the impact on their children. Amongst them is Telegraph senior video producer Jack Leather who has three children under...
How to cope with uncertainty

How to cope with uncertainty

The only certainty right now is that the uncertainty is set to continue. This is uncomfortable news for everyone ‒ according to Harvard professor Jerry Kagan, the desire to reduce uncertainty is one of three primary motives that drive cognitive development, alongside...