Health Matters is the online platform for challenging debate and comment on topical issues of policy and practice in the fields of healthcare, social care and public health, health and wellbeing

Features

The UK’s Unhealthy Eaters: Which regions have the worst dietary habits?

New research among more than 2,000 adults has examined the...

GPs call for better training to fight Europe’s obesity epidemic

Many say they lack the confidence to offer the best...

THE £1.5 BILLION NURSING SHORTAGE BILL

NHS trusts spend £1.46 billion a year on temporary...

Third Era – A Better Care System – Design Principles and Assumptions

A “Vision” might be an overstatement but there has to be a...

 HOW CAN WE TURN ADULT SOCIAL CARE ROUND?

 The outsourcing of public services to non-statutory...

Read More

From The Blog

Government urged to back funding plan to 2035

  The NHS Confederation has launched a petition...

BMA responds to PAC report on adult social care

Responding to a report published tomorrow by the Public...

NHS CONFEDERATION LECTURE: UK lags behind Europe on health spending, says Dr Jennifer Dixon

The NHS has done well but performance is...

MEASURING NATIONAL WELLBEING: QUALITY OF LIFE IN THE UK, 2018

The Office for National Statistics releases its annual...

Mobile device usage increasing in healthcare, but patient use not being optimised, says Qmatic

New research highlights that while healthcare institutions...

Read More