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14/09/2011

Duration:
55 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 14 September 2011

Winifred will be looking at the challenges facing the 'Meals on Wheels' service, from a team of volunteers in Yorkshire and the chief executive of Apetito - the main provider to local authorities.

She'll be in Hamleys examining pocket-money toys - that sell for two pounds or less - their sales have grown in the downturn by 12%.

And she'll be speaking to the 21 year old who has launched a recruitment website especially for 16-24 year olds.

Chapters

6 items
  • MPs criticise the Care Quality Commission

    Inspections of care homes and hospitals were down 70% last year according to a highly critical Select Committee Report. What should the Care Quality Commission do to improve its service?

  • Pocket Money Toys

    Sales of pocket money toys have grown in the downturn by 12%, so why are they so popular?

  • Airlines for sale

    BMI is reported to have been put up for sale by Lufthansa. Meanwhile, the Irish government is considering the sale of its stake in Aer Lingus.

  • Meals on Wheels

    We hear about the challenges facing the 'Meals on Wheels' service, from a team of volunteers in Yorkshire and the chief executive of Apetito.

  • Dispensing Closures

    Why some of Scotland's most successful dispensing doctors are being stopped from providing prescription drugs to patients.

  • Youth Unemployment

    We talk to the 21 year old who set up his own online recruitment company for 16 - 24 year olds.

  • Garrison House home to Millport Medical Practice

    Garrison House home to Millport Medical Practice

  • The dispensary at Millport Medical Practice

    The dispensary at Millport Medical Practice

  • Cumbrae Bay and war memorial

    Cumbrae Bay and war memorial

  • Pocket money toys: Lego figures

    Pocket money toys: Lego figures

  • Meals on wheels food

    Meals on wheels food

  • Winifred tasting meals on wheels food.

    Winifred tasting meals on wheels food.

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