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150 minutes of exercise a week could prolong your life expectancy by more than three years

Following today’s study from The University of Maryland,...

Unhealthy employees costing British firms over one month a year in lost productivity

British employers are losing on average 27.5 days of...

National charity Sense calls for urgent investment into social care

The national disability charity Sense has repeated its...

Social prescribing is a missed opportunity to help people into meaningful work

Social prescribing is missing an opportunity to help...

Social listening research shows women and men talk differently online about cancer

Breast cancer patients and prostate cancer patients talk...

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Deterioration shown in today’s NHS performance report is ‘a tragedy’, says NHS Confederation

Responding to NHS Improvement’s ‘Quarterly...

150 minutes of exercise a week could prolong your life expectancy by more than three years

Following today’s study from The University of Maryland,...

Take to the streets! British Medical Association action 4...

NHS trusts applying “unacceptable rules” to delay or restrict ambulance access to hospitals

<h3>Ambulance handovers</h3> HS Improvement...

NHS Trusts are investing in AI but still hand write patient records

New data – announced in February by Nuance Communications...

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