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NHS to open first gambling clinic for children

25th Jun 2019
James Mildred

The first ever gambling clinic for children and young people will be opened by the NHS. The National Problem Gambling Clinic will aim to provide support for those aged 13 to 25 who are addicted to gambling.

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Revealed: alarming lack of problem gambling data across NI

25th Jun 2019
James Mildred

There is an alarming lack of problem gambling data collected across most of Northern Ireland, CARE in Northern Ireland can reveal today.

UPDATE: Appeal Judges say doctors not allowed to abort mentally ill woman’s baby

24th Jun 2019
James Mildred

Doctors are not allowed to abort a mentally ill woman’s baby, Court of Appeal Judges have ruled today.   On Friday, a Judge said that abortion was in the mother’s best interests.

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GPs to be polled over views on assisted suicide

24th Jun 2019
James Mildred

The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) is to poll its more than 53,000 members on whether the College should drop its official opposition to assisted suicide.

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British judge orders woman to have an abortion, despite her objections

24th Jun 2019
James Mildred

Late on Friday, a British judge ordered a mother to have an abortion, despite the fact she was opposed to ending the life of her unborn baby.

The Statutory Defence for victims of human trafficking- how does it work?

24th Jun 2019
Anonymous (not verified)

What is the statutory defence and why was it introduced?

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MPs want further improvements to help tackle modern slavery

21st Jun 2019
James Mildred

During a Westminster Hall debate on Wednesday, MPs called on the Government to make certain improvements in how modern slavery in England and Wales is addressed. 

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Age-verification scheme on porn sites faces yet another delay

20th Jun 2019
James Mildred

The Government’s flagship age-verification scheme on pornographic websites is facing yet another delay, meaning the 15 July start date will now be pushed back.

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NI to miss out as bookies increase funding to tackle problem gambling

19th Jun 2019
James Mildred

Today it was revealed that some of the UK’s largest gambling firms will increase the amount they give to tackle problem gambling, but Northern Ireland is highly likely to miss out.

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Gambling firms offer more money to tackle problem gambling – but is it enough?

19th Jun 2019
James Mildred

Some of the UK’s biggest gambling firms have offered to increase the amount of money they donate to help tackle problem gambling.

Let's end the culture of silence in our churches over abortion

19th Jun 2019
Naomi Marsden

A few years ago, my church ran a sermon series on the Ten Commandments.

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Human Trafficking in Northern Ireland - A sad reality

18th Jun 2019
Anonymous (not verified)

Human Trafficking is a serious crime which sadly is a reality in Northern Ireland. Potential victims of trafficking have been found in towns and cities in this jurisdiction.

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