National Media Briefing: Bowel Cancer UK, fpa, UK Drug Policy Commission, Salvation Army, and Scottish SPCA and Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home

Charities in today's national news

Bowel Cancer UK says the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence based its decision not to allow the drug Avastin to be available on the NHS on flawed and outdated research.

See the Daily Mail for full story


Sexual health charity fpa urges the government not to cut funding for sexual health services after figures show the number of sexually transmitted infections increased last year.

See BBC News for full story


The UK Drug Policy Commission says police should not search suspected drug users in public because it is humiliating.

See the Daily Telegraph for full story


Three tonnes of clothing are donated to the Salvation Army as part of a campaign to get students in Cardiff to tidy up their city.

See The Guardian for full story


A Scottish millionaire leaves £140,000 to charities, including the Scottish SPCA and Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home, and £25,000 to his cats.

See BBC News for full story

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