Category: Health and Wellbeing

Health leaders across England have urged the incoming Government to address the critical issues that will improve and transform services for patients as they warn that a lack of staffing and failure to address the pensions crisis is putting care…

  Health leaders have warned that the persistent neglect of social care is damaging patient care across the NHS and risks not making the most of the government’s extra £20.5bn investment in the service. In a snap poll carried out…

– Diabetes effects an estimated 5.7m UK adults, causing over 500 premature deaths a week – 59.8m UK adults have never been screened to assess their level of risks for developing the largely preventable Type 2 diabetes – 81% of…

  Alzheimer’s Research UK is calling on all political parties to drive forward efforts to find life-changing treatments for dementia – by urging them to commit just 1% of the annual cost of dementia on research in this general election.…

The Centre has launched a major new project with leading economist, Diane Coyle, Bennett Professor of Public Policy, and her team, at the University of Cambridge. How will it work? The research will use expert interviews to test how relevant our…

For many years I have lectured on epidemiology and included a lecture on medical outcomes. In the course of this I talk enthusiastically about Codman, the american surgeon who dared to look at the long term outcomes of his surgical…

King’s College London has launched a new app for people using substances or in recovery from addiction. The app, called ‘SURE Recovery’, is designed to support people to track their recovery journeys and achieve their personal goals. Funded by a…

On Tuesday 29th October the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee will question academic experts to inform its inquiry into how science and technology can enable healthier living in old age. In the first session the committee will ask…

Study reveals the top 100 hospital cities worldwide, based on data relating to infrastructure in terms of medical workforce, education, quality of care, satisfaction, treatment efficiency, citizen accessibility, and more London is the best hospital city in the UK, with…

Use of social networking sites and the prevalence of anxiety and depression is on the rise worldwide. But, is there a connection between social media and mental health concerns?  How can social media impact mental health? With smartphones in the…