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Today is the launch of The Origins of Happiness by Andrew Clark, Sarah Flèche, Richard Layard, Nick Powdthavee and George Ward. Prof. Layard outlines the key findings and recommendations from the research. Over the course of our lives, what factors…

Research from the 2017 Britain’s Healthiest Workplace survey (BHW) has revealed that employees lose, on average, the equivalent of 30.4* days of productive time each year as they take time off sick and underperform in the office as a result…

Millions of Brits are ‘too busy’ to be healthy, a study has found. A poll of 2,000 adults found more than half want to eat healthily and get plenty of exercise – but are hindered by their hectic lifestyles. Two…

Breast cancer mortality rates have fallen by 10% in five years, according to the latest analysis released by Cancer Research UK ahead of World Cancer Day (Sunday).* In 2015, 35 women out of every 100,000 in the UK died from breast…

   The oceans may hold the key to a breakthrough cure for depression.   Ground-breaking research has revealed low brain levels of an essential nutrient could be contributing to our mental health crisis. A study of blood samples from almost…

 Weight Watchers has released the findings of a new study in partnership with the University of Connecticut which identifies weight loss ripple effect within couples. The study tracked the weight loss progress of 130 couples over six months. The researchers…

Report published today (31 January) by Picker and The King’s Fund has uncovered striking associations between NHS staff and patients’ experiences in hospitals and NHS trusts’ reliance on agency healthcare workers. The analysis is the first of its kind to be…

The recent High Court decision on the case of Dr Bawa-Garba has caused us great concern. We deeply regret the tragic death of Jack Adcock in 2011, and any distress that may be caused by our comments. We have the…

[Extract from today’s blog] …  While research continues into the many factors that influence wellbeing in the workplace, we do know enough to have developed a simple model that several organisations, including BT, have adopted. This evidence-based model identifies five…

More than 18,000 women have responded to the Maternity Survey 2017, which is the biggest source of data on people’s experiences of maternity care in England. The results come at an interesting time; in 2015 NHS England announced a major…