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  Study shows employees lose an average of 30.4* working days each year due to sickness and underperformance in the office as a result of ill-health. Productivity loss due to physical and mental health issues is costing the UK economy…

There are headlines in all the papers , on TV and social media about the difficulties in the NHS of coping with emergencies, ambulance services under strain , non emergency operations deferred to release hospital capacity – why is it…

Bowel scope screening uptake increased by more than a fifth (21.5%) when people were sent additional reminders with a leaflet that addressed common concerns, according to a new study funded by Cancer Research UK and St Mark’s Hospital.* The NHS…

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Muddling along “Top dementia research charity calls on pharma to stay the course” is an odd headline, but the failure of trials of the “promising” new drug idalpirdine underline how expensive and unprofitable research into disease modifying drugs for Alzheimer’s…

    Context During 2018 the NHS in many parts of England will move towards ACO/ACS models of care. The approach will vary from place to place, and may also evolve over time as local collaborations change. The King’s Fund…

Alzheimer’s Research UK is calling for a recommitment from pharmaceutical companies to continue efforts to fund research into dementia, the leading cause of death in the UK. Recent news that Pfizer will refocus efforts away from dementia research is a…

Responding to today’s NHS England performance figures, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said: “Staff are working at full capacity to deliver the right care, but the pressures are becoming intolerable.   “Figures…

The news that the Government is to invest more money to help reduce the rate of stillbirths, neonatal deaths and maternal deaths in England by 50% by 2030 is extremely welcomed. It will allow for independent reviews of all stillbirths…

Following reports that there is support within government for the removal of the Working Time Regulations (WTR), the British Medical Association, alongside 12 royal colleges and trade unions, has today written to the Prime Minister urging caution against removing them…

80% of UK public have never accessed their health records and 88% of them don’t know how 92% of people happy for health records to be shared between different parts of the healthcare system Concerns remain about security of patient…