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  Alzheimer’s Research UK is calling on all political parties to drive forward efforts to find life-changing treatments for dementia – by urging them to commit just 1% of the annual cost of dementia on research in this general election.…

The Centre has launched a major new project with leading economist, Diane Coyle, Bennett Professor of Public Policy, and her team, at the University of Cambridge. How will it work? The research will use expert interviews to test how relevant our…

Almost half of the UK’s workplaces implement practises that inhibit staff empowerment and creative thinking ​75% of workplaces lack a positive work environment Time pressures (41%), unrealistic expectations (33%) and poor workplace culture (25%) named as the biggest preventers of…

 Caroline Glendenning described the necessary ingredients for service integration nearly 20 years ago. They were: Close-knit professional networks;  a mutual sense of long-term obligation; little concern about reciprocation; a high degree of mutual trust; and joint working as core business.…

Dying can be a healthy process. This might seem curious since one definition of health is the absence of disease, and death could be seen as the ultimate failure. A healthy death demonstrates the value of the bio-psycho-social-spiritual model. Bio…

In a spin Revolving doors are old hat in the NHS, which has swapped staff with big Pharma for decades. More doors are turning now, as the NHS recruits from industry and NHS managers move into an expanding commercial health…

For many years I have lectured on epidemiology and included a lecture on medical outcomes. In the course of this I talk enthusiastically about Codman, the american surgeon who dared to look at the long term outcomes of his surgical…

King’s College London has launched a new app for people using substances or in recovery from addiction. The app, called ‘SURE Recovery’, is designed to support people to track their recovery journeys and achieve their personal goals. Funded by a…

On Tuesday 29th October the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee will question academic experts to inform its inquiry into how science and technology can enable healthier living in old age. In the first session the committee will ask…

91% of people say that they regularly experience situations in which employees have failed to apply a flexible way of communicating 88% of customers make negative assumptions about an organisation as a result of poor staff behaviour In an age…