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   On Monday, the NHS launched its Long Term Plan – with a focus on prevention, includes mental & physical health, community approaches, children and young people, and increased control for patients. This week’s guest blog looks at the Halton Lea Healthy…

New research has identified the factors that enable people with dementia and their carers to live as well as possible. Led by the University of Exeter, the research seeks to inform support services and guide policy on where resources should…

      Responding to the Immigration White Paper, Cavendish Coalition co-convenors Danny Mortimer, Nadra Ahmed and Sara Gorton said: “The Cavendish Coalition represents a UK-wide coalition across social care and health, bringing together employers and unions from the complete…

…Defining and measuring loneliness isn’t an easy task, primarily because it’s subjective in nature. This research used an index to measure loneliness among older people in by small areas within one London borough, Southwark (the technical term for the areas…

Responding to the Immigration White Paper, NHS Employers chief executive Danny Mortimer said: “A recent report commissioned by the Cavendish Coalition revealed the NHS could be short of 51,000 nurses – enough to staff 45 hospitals – by the end of…

Responding to a report by Public Health England¹ which shows that there is still not enough progress being made by the food industry to meet reduced salt targets, BMA board of science chair, Professor Dame Parveen Kumar, said: “This report…

In the eye of the psychopath You might be able to spot a psychopath by their eyes The eyes of psychopaths have an unusual reaction when they are shown images of nasty things, such as mutilated bodies and threatening dogs,…

      Responding to the King’s Fund report on staff shortages in the home care sector, Nadra Ahmed OBE, co-convenor of the Cavendish Coalition and Chairman of National Care Association, said: “It is vital the Government gets its new…

New analysis shows the prevalence of unhealthy lifestyle behaviours in adults and the number of those with more than one risk factor to their health. A multiple risk score is calculated by combining information on whether individuals: Smoke cigarettes Drink…

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