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You can’t eat food after the “Best before” date.  This is not true! The best before date is a confusing little date, that tells you when you a recommended date that the food you have will be at its absolute…

Ahead of next week’s publication of the evidence review on Family, Outdoor Recreation and Wellbeing we gain an insight from Jenifer White from Historic England on the historic and cultural importance of public parks, the benefits to mental health and…

Food, work, stress- Image of fruit as part of a good sugar reduced diet

A survey commissioned by the Health and Food Supplements Information Service (HSIS) reveals that faddy diets and poor knowledge of nutrition are putting the nation’s bone health at risk. Commenting on the survey findings, Dietitian Dr Carrie Ruxton, said: “Calcium…

CANCER RESEARCH UK RESPONDS TO NEWS THAT BOWEL SCREENING WILL BEGIN AT 50 INSTEAD OF 60 Today (Friday) the Department of Health & Social Care and Public Health England announced that they will be lowering the age at which people are first invited…

This week we launched a new Commission on Workers and Technology chaired by Yvette Cooper MP. The two year commission organised by the trade union Community and the Fabian Society will identify the immediate actions that government, employers and trade…

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In new analysis out today, the Office for National Statistics reports that increases in life expectancy are slowing across the UK. In particular, the report notes that increases in the mortality rates for people over the age of 90 echoes…

Peoples’ Front of Judea saves the NHS! Recent exchanges about a possible 10 Minute Rule Bill show that, following the time-honoured tradition set by the Peoples’ Front of Judea, the left has already split into factions over what to do…

  The new NHS ten year plan must succeed where previous initiatives have failed and finally put community services front and centre of improving care for the public. Key priorities of the forthcoming NHS plan must be the acceleration of…

Food, work, stress- Image of fruit as part of a good sugar reduced diet

New study reveals significant nutrient gaps MILLIONS of young adults have such low levels of vitamins and minerals they are jeopardising their fertility and long-term health, new research has revealed. An in-depth analysis of data from the UK National Diet…

An e-learning programme that trains care home staff to engage in meaningful social interaction with people who have dementia improves wellbeing and has sustained benefits. People with dementia in care homes experience just two minutes of social interaction each day…