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£46,759,000 spent on smoking on a daily basis New research by the health insurance comparison website, Cuuver.com, has revealed just how much money the UK spends on smoking, every year. There are currently 7.6million smokers in the United Kingdom, smoking an…

in survey of more than 2,000 UK parents, around half think flu is “just like a bad cold” (52%) and almost 2 in 3 (62%) misunderstood how the nasal spray flu vaccine works1 TV celebrity and NHS children’s doctor Dr…

Researchers at the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford have discovered a new molecule that plays a key role in the immune response that is triggered by influenza infections. The molecule, a so-called mini viral RNA, is capable…

Managers need to be a ‘back seat driver’ and share leadership if much-needed and promising innovations are going to spread across the NHS, new research suggests. Billions of pounds are spent annually on R&D in the NHS – the National…

The British Social Attitudes survey has been carried out annually by the National Centre for Social Research since 1983. Every year they ask over 3,000 people what it’s like to live in Britain and how they think Britain is run. Our Head…

  “Ongoing nervousness” about the use of e-cigarettes in stop-smoking services can be a “significant” barrier to people finding support, research revealed during “Stoptober” shows. New research by the University of Exeter and University of Melbourne, funded by Cancer Research…

Our Work and Learning Evidence team have created an easy-to-use online tool summarising the evidence on what employment and learning policy and practice impact our wellbeing at different points in our lives. In a simple interactive infographic, you can now see…

  Flu prevention is back at the top of the agenda for health and social care professionals, as the threat of another tough winter for the NHS looms large. Cutting the number of flu infections among frontline health and social…

– 3 in 4 millennials embark on a sober night out once a month – Half of millennials cut back on drinking to save money – Breakout rooms named the top sober night out activity   Across the UK cash-strapped…