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    On Tuesday 28th January, The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee will continue its inquiry into Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living by exploring the role of public health advice. Following on from its evidence session of 5th November…

  Responding to NHS England and NHS Improvement’s announcement of rapid response teams to help people stay well at home, Andrew Ridley, chair of the Community Network, which is supported by the NHS Confederation and NHS Providers, said: “There is…

 The British Heart Foundation (BHF) today announced its shortlist of four research projects competing for a single £30 million award. The charity says it is one of many radical new approaches needed to address a frightening mismatch in research funding compared with…

“AI could be the solution to tackle 2019-nCov. By using AI to model and predict outbreaks of the virus we will get a much clearer picture of how best to treat the virus locally. With the insights AI offers, governments…

Responding to Alzheimer’s Society’s data revealing emergency admissions for people with dementia up more than a third in five years, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said: “The system is not working and these figures reveal how it…

Director for Action for Happiness, Mark Williamson, outlines findings from a Randomised Controlled Trial with our Cross-cutting Methods Evidence team. The trial looked at both self-reported wellbeing and biological outcomes for participants in a local community course ‘Exploring What Matters’. There…

If you have picked up a paper or scrolled the headlines on your way to work this morning, chances are you’ve seen a story about the NHS in crisis.  In recent weeks, it has been reported that our healthcare system…

I’ve always been fascinated by what makes people tick. That’s why I became a psychiatrist. Increasingly, my curiosity has become more focussed on the factors influencing adult behaviour, in particular in self-care for long term conditions. That curiosity has brought…

Mind your mindfulness Simon Wessley, Academic Psychiatrist at Kings College London, is a self-confessed member of the Boring Boffin club who prefers evidence to ideology. Yes, he says, there has been in increase in the true prevalence of mental disorders…

  The Intergenerational School is an innovative, high-performing public school in Cleveland, Ohio, that fosters lifelong learning and individual and community health. Narrative approaches, information technology enhancements, art and music enrichments, and nature-based programming foster brain health in the service…