Category: Health and Wellbeing

    On Tuesday 28th January, The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee will continue its inquiry into Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living by exploring the role of public health advice. Following on from its evidence session of 5th November…

  Responding to NHS England and NHS Improvement’s announcement of rapid response teams to help people stay well at home, Andrew Ridley, chair of the Community Network, which is supported by the NHS Confederation and NHS Providers, said: “There is…

 The British Heart Foundation (BHF) today announced its shortlist of four research projects competing for a single £30 million award. The charity says it is one of many radical new approaches needed to address a frightening mismatch in research funding compared with…

“AI could be the solution to tackle 2019-nCov. By using AI to model and predict outbreaks of the virus we will get a much clearer picture of how best to treat the virus locally. With the insights AI offers, governments…

Responding to Alzheimer’s Society’s data revealing emergency admissions for people with dementia up more than a third in five years, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said: “The system is not working and these figures reveal how it…

Director for Action for Happiness, Mark Williamson, outlines findings from a Randomised Controlled Trial with our Cross-cutting Methods Evidence team. The trial looked at both self-reported wellbeing and biological outcomes for participants in a local community course ‘Exploring What Matters’. There…

If you have picked up a paper or scrolled the headlines on your way to work this morning, chances are you’ve seen a story about the NHS in crisis.  In recent weeks, it has been reported that our healthcare system…

After five years of collaborating, consolidating, and building the evidence on what works to improve wellbeing, in 2020 we are increasing our support for organisations taking evidence-informed action to improve wellbeing. New research and opportunities We will be announcing the successful…

WeMa Care has commissioned an independent survey of over 2,000 UK adults in full-time employment to uncover the true strain felt by informal carers. The research revealed: 18% of the UK workforce act as an informal carer Of them: 88% say their employers have no policies in place to offer support 49% fear being an informal…

Health and social care sector vacancies account for seven out of the 10 fastest growing jobs in the UK Nursing staff shortages propel travelling nurse vacancies into top spot, jumping by 169% in a year Security and fast food roles…