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Do you know a person with dementia who has moved to a care home in the last six months? Are you their main carer (e.g. family, friend, neighbour)? Would you be willing to talk to us about your experiences of…

Giving up one’s time and money to look after a friend or family member is one of the kindest things someone can do. Unfortunately, taking on carer responsibilities for a loved one is also an extremely difficult task that brings…

Health spending in the UK lags considerably behind European countries such as Germany and France, and needs to rise significantly to catch up, according to the NHS Confederation. While the UK spends more on healthcare than ever before, its expenditure in…

… Happiness is about 0.50 higher for partnered individuals than it is for singles. If we look at changes at the Self-reported happiness scores are about 0.50 higher for partnered individuals than it for singles. If we look at changes…

With researchers from the Universities of York, Manchester and Sheffield recently publishing a report which reveals a strikingly high incidence of medication errors in the NHS, leading commentators and the government have focused their attention on the issue. Although technology…

Despite the legitimate protests against the continued fragmentation of the NHS in England and privatisation of services, a sensible look at the state of play confirms that we still have plenty of NHS to fight for and defend against further…

Key points: 48% of people think that poor internal management, waste and bureaucracy are the biggest drains on NHS funding Just 0.5% of people believe that staff wages contribute to the funding crisis 57% of public would support strike action…

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INTRODUCING NUTRICHONDRIA Definition: Pre-occupation with negative details of one’s diet and a propensity to self-diagnose food intolerances or allergies based on supposition or flawed evidence New study reveals 1 in 3 British adults is a Nutrichondriac 32% believe they are…

A cancer treatment that can completely destroy cancer cells without affecting healthy cells could soon be a possibility, thanks to research led by Cardiff University. The team of researchers has successfully ‘trained’ a respiratory virus to recognise ovarian cancer and…

Key findings Community hubs – Community hubs can promote social cohesion, by bringing together different social or generational groups; increase social capital and build trust; increase wider social networks and interaction between community members; and increase individual’s knowledge or skills.…