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CANCER RESEARCH UK RESPONDS TO NEWS THAT BOWEL SCREENING WILL BEGIN AT 50 INSTEAD OF 60 Today (Friday) the Department of Health & Social Care and Public Health England announced that they will be lowering the age at which people are first invited…

This week we launched a new Commission on Workers and Technology chaired by Yvette Cooper MP. The two year commission organised by the trade union Community and the Fabian Society will identify the immediate actions that government, employers and trade…

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In new analysis out today, the Office for National Statistics reports that increases in life expectancy are slowing across the UK. In particular, the report notes that increases in the mortality rates for people over the age of 90 echoes…

Peoples’ Front of Judea saves the NHS! Recent exchanges about a possible 10 Minute Rule Bill show that, following the time-honoured tradition set by the Peoples’ Front of Judea, the left has already split into factions over what to do…

  The new NHS ten year plan must succeed where previous initiatives have failed and finally put community services front and centre of improving care for the public. Key priorities of the forthcoming NHS plan must be the acceleration of…

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New study reveals significant nutrient gaps MILLIONS of young adults have such low levels of vitamins and minerals they are jeopardising their fertility and long-term health, new research has revealed. An in-depth analysis of data from the UK National Diet…

An e-learning programme that trains care home staff to engage in meaningful social interaction with people who have dementia improves wellbeing and has sustained benefits. People with dementia in care homes experience just two minutes of social interaction each day…

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eConsult launches paediatric online consultation tool eConsult has launched a paediatric version of its online consulting tool, previously only available to patients aged 18 years or over. The tool opens up remote NHS GP consultation to children aged 6 months…

  Responding to Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock’s speech outlining his early priorities, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the health and care sector, said: “The priorities outlined by…

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Alzheimer’s Research UK is calling for urgent investment in dementia research, following new statistics that show the condition accounted for 13% of all UK deaths last year. The figures were released by the Office for National Statistics today (Wednesday 18…