SEND Round-up: Means-testing and microchipping?

Would you microchip your child? A headline like that is sure to grab your attention, and it sure grabbed mine earlier this month. Of course we shake our heads, we think of the civil liberties denied, the privacy issues and then we immediately think of how a system like this could be misused and abused.…

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Health Round-up; Omega 3, fussy eating and diabetes

Christmas and the New Year seem to be a distant memory already but January is definitely the time of year for bloggers to be talking about health. Whether it is the coughs, colds and other unwanted bugs that come with the colder weather or a new healthy regime to start the New Year, there have…

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Health Round-up: Stoptober, Dryvember & Ebola

There is a definite chill in the air now and this is a time of the year when talk naturally turns towards illness and health issues as the winter sets in and as always there have been lots of bloggers talking about a variety of health issues this month. Health is of course in the…

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Health Round-up: OCD, hypermobility & Emma Bunton

Earlier this week, I wrote for BritMums asking if you support the Saatchi Medical Innovation Bill. It gets its second reading in the House of Commons tomorrow and, in a last-minute change since I wrote that post, Lord Maurice Saatchi, who developed the Bill after his wife died of cancer, is meeting Health Secretary Jeremy…

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Health round-up: Angelina Jolie, childhood cancer and diabetic recipes

You can’t have failed to notice Angelina Jolie in the news over the last few days, speaking out about her decision to have a preventative double mastectomy. She has written openly and candidly about her decision after discovering that she has a faulty gene that significantly increases her risk of getting breast and ovarian cancer.…

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