National media briefing: Save the Children and the Daycare Trust, charities warn over cancer care, Lifeblood: The Thrombosis Charity, UN under fire for Pakistan floods response

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Several charities, including Save the Children and the Daycare Trust, are warning that childcare in Britain is now so expensive it is becoming a luxury.
See Sky News for full story

Cancer patients could receive poorer care as a result of the government's plans to shake up the NHS in England, leading cancer charities have said.
See The Guardian for full story

Hospitals are paying out £25m a year in compensation after failing to perform adequate blood clot tests, according to Lifeblood: The Thrombosis Charity.
See the Daily Mirror for full story

The International Development Select Committee of MPs has criticised the UN for poor leadership during last year's floods in Pakistan, saying too many agencies and charities had been brought in, with some meetings attended by as many as 600 groups.
See BBC News for full story

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