National media briefing: Careers talks for pupils, Addaction, national service for newly retired people and Breakthrough Breast Cancer

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Workers willing to give careers talks to pupils are being encouraged to volunteer in a scheme being launched by Nick Clegg.

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Alcohol and drug treatment charity Addaction has called for doctors and pharmacists to be better informed about the dangers of the drug diazepam.

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David Cameron’s former adviser on the big society, Lord Wei, is proposing that all newly retired people take part in a type of national service.

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Women footballers have teamed up with Breakthrough Breast Cancer to highlight the importance of exercise as a way of cutting the risk of developing breast cancer.

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