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Bold steps are needed to ensure UK science has a prominent place in the global economy after Brexit, says a Lords report out today. The UK needs to retain current scientific talent and attract even more of the world’s leading…

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Medical tourism? Proton Partners International Ltd has received formal planning permission to build a new private-sector cancer treatment centre in Reading, Berkshire. Proton Partners will invest £30 million in its cancer centre in the Thames Valley Science Park and will…

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Financial pressures threaten to block a majority of UK adults from a choice of social care services to suit their individual needs, according to new research from national homecare provider Prestige Nursing + Care which sheds new light on the…

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FirstCare, the absence management specialists, predict that this December will see UK workplace absence hit a new high. Across the UK, the company predicts, a total of 23 million working days will be lost in December, delivering a huge knock-on…

With Christmas just under weeks away, money worries has been revealed as the single biggest cause of stress for UK adults, according to new research.   Worrying about money causes 33% fall in wellbeing scores 52% wellbeing divide between society’s…

Junior Doctors

In November 2015 junior doctors in the National Health Service in England voted to take strike action if the government did not change its mind about a new contract, which had been debated for the previous two years. Just over…

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Health service politics doesn’t generate much laughter, despite the gallows humour that swirls round hospitals and health centres. This is changing, as a look at NHS Networks will show. Its latest offering is ‘Build your own Forward View’, which it…

Wellness relationship to illness

Williams and Innes Pearse developed a new approach to primary care in the 1930s which attained its apotheosis with the development of the Peckham Pioneer Health Centre. This relegated traditional healthcare to a subsidiary function in relation to what today…

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Leading European insurance companies are now helping their clients to reduce health risks with new Digital Health based services. Wellmo is emerging as a leading player in these flexible solutions. Wellmo’s customers have a combined base of 7 million clients. …