Hundreds of teen tearaways will face military-style boot camps staffed by soldiers to teach them self-discipline

Hundreds of teen tearaways will face military-style boot camps staffed by soldiers to teach them self-discipline | UPDATED: 07:52 GMT, 7 December 2012 Unruly youngsters will be sent to ‘boot camps’ staffed by former soldiers to teach them self-discipline, ministers will announce today.

Family doctors told to focus on dementia sufferers or lose funding

Tick-box GPs ordered to spend more time with your patients: Family doctors told to focus on dementia sufferers or lose funding GPs will be rewarded for helping patients control blood pressure and cholesterolThey will have to concentrate on spotting early warning signs of illness and dealing with long-term conditions Critics say the changes could be 'deeply damaging' to patientsThey are expected to result in cuts to GP pay | UPDATED: 00:00 GMT, 7 December 2012 Family doctors will have their pay for doing ‘tick-box exercises’ slashed to encourage them to spend more time on preventing serious illnesses. Plans unveiled today show that GPs will instead be rewarded for helping patients to control their blood pressure and cholesterol, preventing heart attacks and stroke and assessing patients at risk from dementia. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said they would no longer be rewarded for ‘bureaucratic tick-box exercises’ and will have to concentrate on spotting early warning signs of illness and dealing with long-term conditions