Dr Sarah Kendal is a Principal Lecturer and Head of the Division of Mental Health and Learning Disability. Here, she talks about the BBC News item, which reported according to data from NHS Digital young women are the highest risk group in England for mental health problems.
James Brooks is a Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management at the University of Huddersfield. Here, in an article first published on The Conversation, he talks about the increasing cuts into the fire service’s budget and how this is causing controversial changes to be put on the table, including a slimmer fire service.
Economics expert Kevin Rowles comments on the confident assessment given from the Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson about Britain after Brexit and says he may be an optimist but this doesn’t necessarily mean he’s going to be proved right.
Professor of Health Policy Peter Bradshaw on the latest news story to slate the NHS. This time it’s about how the receptionists at local GP surgeries are putting people off seeing the doctor because of the prior interrogation the patient might undergo with the GPs Receptionist beforehand.
Fiona Hesselden and Zaman Zaffer are researchers with the Centre for Sustainable and Resilient Communities at the University of Huddersfield. Here, they talk about the extra efforts needed in order to raise awareness of the increasing number of climate-related disasters. Even though events, such as today’s International Day for Disaster Reduction, are heading in the right direction,