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A new state of the art review has confirmed the positive impact of regular long-term tea consumption on blood pressure and evaluated the range of mechanisms by which this positive impact occurs. Commenting on the research, Dr Tim Bond from…

“We’re still stuck with thinking that applied in 1945, when we needed economic growth to supply us with basic things” Andrew Oswald, University of Warwick, Economist SURVIVING These ’basic things’ do still matter, fortunately to a far smaller number of…

The deadline for applications to study Action on Addiction’s foundation degree (FdSc) in Addictions Counselling close on 30 June. Franchised by the University of Bath and accredited by the Federation of Drug and Alcohol Practitioners, the degree gives students the…

The Community Network, established by NHS Providers and the NHS Confederation, has responded to the publication of the Health and Social Care Select Committee’s report on sexual health.  Community Network chair Andrew Ridley said: “This report shows what happens when…

In the UK, someone develops dementia every three minutes, and the Alzheimer’s Society estimates that the number of people living alone with the condition will double to 240,000 in the next 20 years.1 Gavin Bashar, UK Managing Director of market-leading…

At Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity, we’re leading some of the UK’s largest place-based programmes – focusing on the complex urban health issues like childhood obesity andmultiple long-term conditions. We’re now over two years into our current programmes and it’s…

The news might be dominated by Brexit, but the work of government quietly continues in the background. In such turbulent and uncertain times, the public sector is seeking a way to deliver improved services to its citizens, while simultaneously cutting…

 A sector for all seasons A strong care sector has never been more needed. Unfortunately, we’re currently living in a time when the industry is shrinking. We all know that the NHS is underfunded, and we’re all aware that the…

Throughout my career, I have seen that leaps forward in technology and material prosperity haven’t benefited everyone in their daily lives. A growing frustration for many of us in health and social care has been that despite our best efforts…

The deadline for applications to study Action on Addiction’s foundation degree (FdSc) in Addictions Counselling close on 30 June.   Franchised by the University of Bath and accredited by the Federation of Drug and Alcohol Practitioners, the degree gives students…