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10th European Public Health Conference: “Sustaining resilient and healthy communities”, Stockholmsmässan, Stockholm, 1 – 4 November 2017 Stockholm 2017: Everybody will be there Plenary sessions and speakers We are excited to announce that Ola Rosling, director of Gapminder, will speak…

New report from independent think tank finds just seven health innovations could save the NHS £18.5 billion, and the social care sector £6.3 billion between 2015 – 2030 However, the UK is not doing enough with the tools at its…

Results from the NHS Adult Inpatient Survey 2016, published today, show declines in key aspects of person centred care, which had previously shown improvement. In comparison, patients’ overall experience in quality of communication with medical staff remains positive. In the…

The UK’s leading dementia research charity, Alzheimer’s Research UK, has welcomed a global action plan, endorsed by the World Health Assembly, to tackle dementia and improve the lives of those living with the condition. Dr Matthew Norton, Director of Policy…

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Commuting to work is bad for health Long commutes are causing poor health and productivity outcomes for the nation’s employees, according to research from Britain’s Healthiest Workplace. The study of more than 34,000 workers across all UK industries, which has…

34% fear the dentist, 17% fear the optician 65% fear discovering a previously unknown health problem 22% have had a previous bad experience 79% hesitate to seek medical advice as a result  ALMOST a quarter of Brits fear the doctor’s…

Only 1 in 4 (26.2%) people with a mental illness or phobia lasting for 12 months or more are in work, according to a report published by the TUC to coincide with its Disabled Workers’ Conference on May 18th. The…

“A core part of Google” has been told it has no lawful basis to process 5 years’ of patient data from the Royal Free Hospital in London. [1] With no legal basis, the data must be deleted. In May 2016,…

The British Medical Association has warned that that the UK is facing a ticking time bomb in public health, with a lack of leadership on improving the nation’s health risking the future sustainability of the NHS, and public health budgets…

One in eight consumers in England (13 percent) have had their personal medical information stolen from technology systems, according to results of a new survey from Accenture (www.accenture.com.). The survey of 1,000 people in England revealed that the vast majority (78 percent) believe healthcare…