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Elderly care - life expectancy

New research reveals that more than two in five (44%) of people in the UK believe the standard of elderly care is ‘poor’ or ‘very poor’. 44% of people in the UK believe the standard of care for elderly people…

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SuperCarers, an online care platform, is on a mission to disrupt the UK’s archaic, expensive and inefficient care system with a solution targetted at home care. As technology continues to revolutionise the way we eat, travel and shop; now Supercarers…

news from nowhere logo - a blog on the NHS and public health and wellbeing

Raiding the piggy banks The King’s Fund’s report into the progress of the implementation of the Five Year Forward View has hit some raw nerves. Stephen Dalton, Chief Executive of the NHS Confederation, said: “This report shows long-term plans for…

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Celebrity chef and health campaigner Jamie Oliver has been recognised by the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) for his contribution to advancing the cause of public health in the UK. The award for Outstanding Contribution to Championing the Public’s…

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Nurses are three times more likely to have experienced domestic abuse in the last year than the average person (14% compared with 4.4% nationally) according to new research, published in a report by Cavell Nurses’ Trust. Skint, shaken yet still…

loneliness and mental health

New research shows that half (49%) of teenage boys (aged 16-18) in the UK would not feel comfortable talking to their fathers about their mental health (including stress, anxiety and depression). When asked why, more than a third said it…

fitness and activity

It’s official – dog owners in the UK are fitter and healthier than people without dogs, according to a new study. Research indicates that people who own a dog are likely to exercise at least three times more a week…

behavioural-therapy

A third of the UK population spent at least one year in relative income poverty between 2011 and 2014. Traditionally policymakers and anti-poverty organisations such as the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) have focused on boosting people’s economic capital (e.g., income)…