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The embargo on the report has been lifted. Denis Campbell reports.
The long-awaited report of the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry is finally published today. This is how the scandal unfolded.
The new Act will refocus attention on the public benefit purpose of commissioning public services, and that can only be good for the sector, says Julian Blake.
This ambitious new act requires public authorities to take into account social and environmental value when they choose suppliers, rather than focusing solely on cost.
Meadow House hospice is launching a fundraising campaign to save two members of staff from the axe.
Staff and customers at the Yorkshire Bank in Clitheroe supported East Lancashire Hospice over the festive season by buying cards and calendars featuring paintings of East Lancashire scenes by local artist John Chapman.