National media briefing: Mind, the National Aids Trust, Age UK, Joseph Rowntree Foundation and Liverpool FC star's auction for Soldaterlegatet

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Government changes to the benefits system are already having a devastating effect on people with mental health problems, campaigners including the charity Mind have said in a letter to The Guardian newspaper.

See The Guardian for full story


The National Aids Trust is among the HIV prevention groups to express concern after the Inner North West London Primary Care Trust cut the budget for its Pan London HIV Prevention Programme by £516,000.

See BBC News for full story


An alliance of organisations including Age UK and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation have written to the three party leaders to urge MPs to unite to reform elderly care.

See the Daily Telegraph for full story


The Liverpool FC defender Daniel Agger is staging a charity auction to help soldiers from his native Denmark who have been injured in Afghanistan, with all funds going to the Danish charity Soldaterlegatet.

See BBC News for full story

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