National media briefing: Age UK, Asthma UK Scotland, Plan UK and the Blue Lamp Foundation

Charities in today's national news

National Media Briefing
National Media Briefing

The oldest people in society will be hit hardest by cuts in public spending, according to a study by Age UK.

See The Guardian for full story


Three-quarters of hospital admissions due to asthma could be avoided if the condition was managed properly, Asthma UK Scotland has found.

See BBC News for full story


Plan UK has warned that a newly virulent type of malaria is putting people, particularly pregnant women, at risk after the floods in Pakistan.

See Metro for full story


The policeman blinded by Raoul Moat is to meet members of the armed unit who surrounded the killer in his last hours to publicise his charity, the Blue Lamp Foundation, which aims to help other emergency workers injured on duty.

See the Daily Mirror for full story

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