National media briefing: Children in Wales, Cancer Research UK, Macmillan Cancer Support, Médecins sans Frontières and volunteers cleaning police cars

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Wales is lagging behind in preventing accidents involving children, although its record is getting better, a report by the charity Children in Wales has claimed.

See BBC News for full story

Cancer Research UK has criticised a study by Macmillan Cancer Support that found breast cancer recurs in almost one in four patients – CRUK says it is "crude" and unhelpful to women.

See The Guardian for full story

The head of Médecins sans Frontières Greece has said scrapping schemes to help Athens drug users contributed to a 1,450 per cent rise in HIV/Aids cases.

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Staffordshire Police is hoping to save 5,500 police hours a year by getting volunteers from the community to regularly clean its fleet of vehicles.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

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