Stocktake of access to general practice in England

Posted by on Nov 26, 2015 in Health Matters team, NHS, Public Health | 0 comments

People’s experience of accessing general practice remains positive, with almost 9 in 10 patients reporting in 2014-15 that they could get an appointment. Patient satisfaction with access is, however, gradually and consistently declining, and a fifth of patients report opening hours are not convenient, according to today’s report from the National Audit Office. Worsening access to general practice matters: if patients cannot access general...

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Experts Have Created Your ‘Health Timeline’

Posted by on Nov 12, 2015 in Blog, Health Matters team, Public Health | 0 comments

Brits can expect to start suffering headaches and migraines at the age of 24, back problems at 33 – and get their first grey hair at 39, a study has found. The study of 2,000 adults revealed the age we can expect to get struck with certain ailments, with dodgy ankles creeping in at the age of 32 and weak knees a problem by 37. It also emerged most women get hot sweats by the time they’re reach 50, while the average Brit will be moaning of...

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