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Doctors' tribunals, dads of disabled kids and annoying noises

41 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 11 June 2012

Seven years after the Shipman Enquiry called for changes in how doctors regulate themselves. It's finally happening - today.
We also ask if dads of disabled children need special help over and above mothers.
And we're also on the hunt for the most annoying noise ever - and find out unexpected ways to neutralise tormenting tones - whilst Julian is wired up for a live experiment on the impact of aggravating sounds.

Presented by Julian Worricker
Produced by Paul Waters.


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  • Doctors tribunal changes

    The General Medical Council introduces a new tribunal to decide whether individual doctors should be struck off the register.

  • Annoying Noises

    The Noise Abatement Society says noise pollution can be tackled by adding to the soundscape, rather than just cutting volume or blocking the sound.

  • Food maps

    The Campaign for the Protection of Rural England reveals details of how food can be sourced locally.

  • Dads of disabled kids

    The fathers of children with disabilities need extra support to help them balance work and family life, according to campaigners.

  • Shrinking packages

    Some of our favourite food packs are getting smaller but the prices don't seem to be dropping, in fact in some instances they're even going up. We hear from the consumer organisation Which?

  • BBC Radio 4 Food and Farming Awards 2012

    BBC Radio 4 Food and Farming Awards 2012

    You and Yours joins the Food Programme, Farming Today, Countryfile and BBC Local Radio to launch this year’s BBC Radio 4 Food and Farming Awards.

    For the first time You and Yours will be overseeing the Best Local Retailer category, and from next week will be asking for your nominations for those local shops that enrich our lives, selling delicious, carefully sourced and affordable food.

    More details and a link to nominate will be on this page from Sunday 17th June.

    BBC Radio 4 Food and Farming Awards 2012
  • What noise annoys you most?

    Record a short snippet of a noise that most annoys you...

    Email: youandyours@bbc.co.uk

    Or tweet @bbcradio4 #youandyours #annoyingnoises

    You and Yours on Twitter - #youandyours



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