National media briefing: Gurkhas, the Alzheimer's Society, Help for Heroes - and meditation on the NHS

Today's charity-related national news stories

Military charities claim they are struggling to cope with the number of ex-British Army Gurkhas arriving in the UK in need of assistance.

See BBC News for full story


The Alzheimer's Society says care and treatment for those with dementia should be at the heart of the general election campaign.

See BBC News for full story


The Mental Health Foundation calls for meditation courses to be made available on the NHS.

See The Guardian for full story


Vinnie Jones has pledged to donate a percentage of his fee for appearing on Celebrity Big Brother to Help for Heroes.

See The Sun for full story


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