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Concerning new data reveals that parents are more active than their children, with low family activity levels being a key factor in this 77% of parents exercise more often than their children 77% of parents said that their family makes…

To modernise the NHS would cost the average household an extra £340 tax by 2023-24, in addition to extra funding planned. This would still be less than many OECD countries spend on healthcare. To simply maintain current standards, the figure…

Responding to the latest British Social Attitudes1 survey carried out by the National Centre for Social Research which highlights attitudes towards emergency care and perceptions of GP services, BMA deputy chair Dr David Wrigley, said: “These findings are disappointing but not surprising…

Following the recent news that, as part of the NHS Long Term Plan, thousands of people at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes will receive digital support to help prevent the condition, we caught up Liva Healthcare to understand more…

Leading cancer diagnosis technology – ANCON Medical – discusses how the only way to stem rampant cancers is to catch them early Figures released yesterday by the ONS reiterated the importance of early diagnosis for cancer treatments. While four of…

Responding to the latest NHS performance statistics, Nick Ville, director of membership and policy at the NHS Confederation, said: “These figures show the health service is still struggling to climb out of the morass created by a decade of austerity.…

Wellbeing economist John Helliwell at the University of Columbia, was recently asked by a journalist for some evidence on how the prevalence of luxury cars on the streets is likely to affect the average happiness of the population as a…

 Supporting the NHS on its decade-long journey towards an integrated health and care system, as well as delivering extra investment for new buildings and infrastructure, social care and addressing major gaps in NHS staffing, should be at the top of…

In 2014 the Jump team were responsible for Hidden Diamonds which explored the impacts and wellbeing value of volunteering to sports volunteers. This work found that volunteering was positively associated with wellbeing. In 2016 the GIVERS report further investigated whether…

In recent years, the phrase ‘fake news’ has become part of the common lexicon. From false accusations to hoax stories, these tales have enough shock value to make people click the share button and send it on to many more…