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EXPERIENCES & OCCASIONS St Nicholas Fayre 27 November - 21 December, York. The Gothic spires, cobbled streets and timbered medieval houses of York are a tranquil antidote to frenzied, commercialised high streets. Soak up York's wintry charm... Read More →

Life & Style

TRAVEL: UK & IRELAND Hogmanay 29 December - 01 January, Edinburgh, Scotland
Dating back to pagan celebrations of the Winter Solstice, the New Year's Eve festival of Hogmanay, enjoyed all over Scotland, is the perfect... Read More →
TRAVEL: EUROPE & WORLDWIDE Vienna Ball Season
31st December - 12 February Vienna, Austria
In Vienna, the ball season reaches its peak in January and February. The old tradition of carnival balls continues to thrive in the city. While... Read More →
EXPERIENCES & OCCASIONS Carols by Candlelight
19 December, York Minster, York
As part of the run-up to Christmas, the Chapter House at York Minster makes a magical setting for a Christmas carol concert. The service starts at 7pm, and... Read More →
Canterbury Cathedral Carols EXPERIENCES & OCCASIONS
23 December - 24 December, Canterbury Cathedral, Kent
Canterbury Cathedral hosts two carol services. On 23 December (7.30pm) no tickets are required. The service on Christmas Eve is at 3pm... Read More →
Leopardstown Christmas Festival SPORTING INTERESTS
26 December - 29 December Leopardstown Racecourse, Dublin
One of the social higlights of the Dublin winter season, national hunt racing at Leopardstown kicks off on St Stephen's Day (26... Read More →
Performance Car Show MOTORING
08 January - 11 January NEC, Birmingham.
The Performance Car Show: in association with Autocar and PistonHeads.com

Leading marques and manufacturers will be on display in the... Read More →
Ice Skating at the Natural History Museum EXPERIENCES & OCCASIONS
30 October - 4 January. Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London. One of London's best winter attractions, you can take to the ice with the spectacular facade of the National History Museum as... Read More →
Copenhagen Christmas Market TRAVEL: EUROPE & WORLDWIDE
15 November - 04 January, The Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Europe's oldest amusement park, The Tivoli Gardens, is the location for Copenhagen's delightful Christmas market. The... Read More →
Brussels Christmas Market TRAVEL: EUROPE & WORLDWIDE
28 November - 04 January, Brussels, Belgium. Brussels Christmas market is a gourmet's delight, with over 200 stalls around the Bourse (stock exchange), Marché aux Poissons (fish market) and Place... Read More →
Ice at the Palace TRAVEL: UK & IRELAND
21 November - 04 January, Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey. For the seventh year running you can skate in one of London's most romantic locations. Hampton Court is one of the finest... Read More →

Medical Resources

Supporting children with special educational needs and disabilities January 2014 The Children and Families Act 2014 introduces a new statutory requirement for local services to work together when providing care and support for...
Study shows UK public are largely unaware of stem cells potential January 2014 A SHORT VIDEO is available to publish to coincide with Stem Cell Awareness Day. New research by YouGov will reveal that nearly a third (32%) of...
SEND: guide for health professionals January 2014 This guide is for:

• clinical commissioning groups
• health professionals
• local authorities

It explains the duties and...
Online tool takes the headache out of sick leave January 2014 NHS Employers has launched a free online tool to further improve the management of staff sick leave in the NHS. The tool is designed to help...
Late cancer diagnosis costing lives and money January 2014 The late diagnosis of almost all types of cancer usually means the disease has already spread within the body, making it less treatable, reducing a...
Shingles Q and A for healthcare professionals January 2014 Shingles is a common disease that can cause long-lasting, severe pain. It can cause permanent disability, and it occurs more frequently in those...
Improving emotional wellbeing in postnatal care January 2014 This report looks into the experiences of midwives, maternity support workers, student midwives and mothers around the issues of maternal mental...
Ebola guidance for all primary healthcare professionals January 2014 Ebola has featured widely in the news in recent weeks and cases have now been diagnosed in Europe.
Public Health England continue to monitor the...
Guidance on reporting suspected adverse drug reactions in children January 2014 The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has announced simplified guidance for healthcare professionals reporting suspected...
Sexual and Reproductive Health Profiles update January 2014 The Sexual and Reproductive Health Profiles tool has been updated. Among other developments, PDF report printouts are now available for local...