Health

What to do if you have damp and mould in your home
Housing advice

What to do if you have damp and mould in your home

Damp and mould is a common problem in UK homes and it can be a health hazard. Here’s what you should do if it’s affecting you

A disabled woman has been left without a toilet or shower for months by her healthcare provider
Disability

A disabled woman has been left without a toilet or shower for months by her healthcare provider

“If there was nobody else here, then it would just be impossible. I wonder how many people are in the same situation”

Menopause policies would keep women in work. Why won’t the government listen?
Elizabeth Carr-Ellis

Menopause policies would keep women in work. Why won’t the government listen?

Menopause is not a disability. It needs to be a protected characteristic under the Equality Act and we need government policies, writes Pausitivity co-founder Elizabeth Carr-Ellis

Glasses to make you look good and feel good
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Glasses to make you look good and feel good

Working temperature: When is it too cold to work?
Cold weather

Working temperature: When is it too cold to work?

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The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Health and wellbeing
Changemakers 2023

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Health and wellbeing

Sherlock star Lara Pulver: ‘Maternal is political. No doubt’
working mums

Sherlock star Lara Pulver: ‘Maternal is political. No doubt’

The environmental campaigner on a mission to ban disposable vapes
Pollution

The environmental campaigner on a mission to ban disposable vapes

Even funding the NHS properly won’t solve all the problems caused by austerity
Jaimie Kaffash

Even funding the NHS properly won’t solve all the problems caused by austerity

How much does the NHS cost the UK compared to healthcare spending in other countries?
NHS crisis

How much does the NHS cost the UK compared to healthcare spending in other countries?

As more children wait for mental health treatment, we need to remember teachers are not social workers
Louisa Rose

As more children wait for mental health treatment, we need to remember teachers are not social workers

The NHS is ‘past the point of no return’ say junior doctors bearing the brunt of the NHS crisis
NHS crisis

The NHS is ‘past the point of no return’ say junior doctors bearing the brunt of the NHS crisis

‘My elderly mother was in an ambulance for 18 hours. But A&E was worse’: This is the desperate state of the NHS
NHS crisis

‘My elderly mother was in an ambulance for 18 hours. But A&E was worse’: This is the desperate state of the NHS

Ambulance strikes: Paramedics explain why the NHS is ‘utterly and completely broken’
NHS strikes

Ambulance strikes: Paramedics explain why the NHS is ‘utterly and completely broken’

Martin Compston’s Mayflies diary: ‘I’d never experienced a day like it on set before’
TV

Martin Compston’s Mayflies diary: ‘I’d never experienced a day like it on set before’

The reality is to change things, you need to get involved
Opinion

The reality is to change things, you need to get involved

The results from a global four-day working week trial are in and you’ll want to show your boss
Four-day working week

The results from a global four-day working week trial are in and you’ll want to show your boss

80 years on from the Beveridge Report, this is Britain’s new safety net
Welfare state

80 years on from the Beveridge Report, this is Britain’s new safety net

‘We are understaffed, undervalued and underpaid’: Nurses vote on first national strike over pay
HEALTH

‘We are understaffed, undervalued and underpaid’: Nurses vote on first national strike over pay

How does sick pay in the UK compare to the rest of the world?
Sick pay

How does sick pay in the UK compare to the rest of the world?

Head trauma: The dark shadow looming at the heart of contact sport
Books

Head trauma: The dark shadow looming at the heart of contact sport

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‘His first thought was to help others’: Tributes to former Big Issue Invest CEO as he faces cancer diagnosis
Big Issue

‘His first thought was to help others’: Tributes to former Big Issue Invest CEO as he faces cancer diagnosis

‘I’ve had the worst diagnosis. Now I want to raise awareness of brain cancer’
Health

‘I’ve had the worst diagnosis. Now I want to raise awareness of brain cancer’

Government urged to tackle violence faced by community pharmacists
Employment

Government urged to tackle violence faced by community pharmacists

Here’s how to cool down at home when heatwaves hit
Heatwaves

Here’s how to cool down at home when heatwaves hit