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Forces of nature: six of Britain’s most breathtaking waterfalls

From the Isle of Skye to the Brecon Beacons, the UK is home to a stunning selection of falls. Some make great picnic spots, others are perfect for abseiling – and all of them are worth visiting<p>For sale: Hardraw Force, the waterfall at the back of a Yorkshire pub<p><b>Falling Foss</b><b>, near Sleights, North</b> …

Hiking

Make Caramelised Onion Chutney

Make a delicious caramelised onion chutney<p>Make Caramelised Onion Chutney<p>If <b>pickled onions</b> are not your thing, but you want to preserve some of your …

Food Preservation

25 bulbs for the best-ever spring

The thump on the doormat at this time of year usually means another bulb catalogue. The choice is bewildering and I end up opting for the tried and tested rather than the new and innovative. This year I’ve turned to Alan Street of Avon Bulbs, the creative maestro who puts together those …

Damsons with sage, camembert and cacao

I like to serve this as a cheese course with a small cup of good coffee, freshly brewed.<p>SERVES<p>2<p>INGREDIENTS<p>125g ripe camembert or brie<br>• 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 1 small knob of butter<br>• 2–3 tsp runny honey<br>• 8 ripe damsons, halved and stoned<br>• 12 small sage leaves<br>• 2 tsp cacao nibs<p>METHOD<p>Allow the cheese to …

Cheese

Pie filling recipes

Pie is joy guaranteed: the very definition of a simple pleasure. Pie – apple, with ice-cream – is what got Sal Paradise clean across America and what makes a Thanksgiving spread to be thankful for. A half-time pie gets most Aston Villa fans through a painful match. And meat pies with tomato sauce …

Baking

10 Ways to Teach Your Kids to Clean Their Rooms

Ah, the wonderful sight of a clean room! Yet when it comes to children’s rooms, sometimes the clutter outweighs the open space. Fret no more! Today’s …

How hospices can save hospitals

We should stop treating death as an illness to improve end-of-life care<p>Today the health select committee begins taking evidence for a new inquiry into end-of-life care. This comes after considerable public concern about the quality of care that people receive as they die, and six months after the …

‘NHS we have at the moment not fit for the future’ warns top doctor

The NHS’s future is in danger because its model of care cannot meet the relentlessly growing demand for treatment caused by the ageing population, the service’s top doctor has warned.<p>Prof Sir Bruce Keogh, medical director of the NHS in England, said that without massive changes to the way the NHS …

Radiation Therapy

"Caring for the Caregiver"

"Caring for the Caregiver"<p>Caring for the Caregiver is for friends and family members giving care to a person with cancer. It is a condensed version of (the National Cancer Institute's) booklet, When Someone You Love Is Being Treated for Cancer.<p>Being a caregiver to someone you care about may mean helping with daily activities such as going to doctor’s visits or preparing food. It can also be coordinating care and services or offering emotional support. But during this time, it’s important that …

When Cancer Pain Flares

When it comes to managing cancer pain, it is important to take time to consider the various options that might work best for you or your loved one. There are many factors to consider that sometimes might get overlooked until we find our loved one so sedated from pain medication that all they can do …

A&E crisis: Red Cross called in to help struggling hospitals

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the South West England ambulance service have sought help from the Red Cross<p>The Red Cross and St John Ambulance services are being increasingly called upon to help struggling accident and emergency departments.<p>Sheffield’s Northern General …

Radiation Therapy

When the NHS is treated like a religion, is it any wonder whistleblowers are considered pariahs?

I will start by publicly apologising to Professor Meirion Thomas; in a moment of folly, I erroneously signed a petition decrying his alleged ‘disrespect’ of colleagues, in the wake of one of his articles in the Daily Mail. In my defence, my newborn was crying at the time and I was sleep …