Category: Health and Wellbeing

Alzheimer’s Research UK says proposed changes to the way new treatments are assessed could give the dementia drugs of the future ‘a better chance of getting to the people who need them’.   NICE has today (6 November) launched a public…

As part of our wellbeing data analysis programme, we worked with research partner Daisy Fancourt and her team at University College London on their analysis of their Covid-19 Social Study between March and September 2020. This looks at the data of more…

Today we publish our rapid evidence review findings on the effectiveness of wellbeing interventions with adults in the UK. We commissioned a rapid evidence assessment of impact evaluations that use the personal wellbeing measures from the Office for National Statistics: the ONS4. They measure life satisfaction,…

Death rates from people with severe COVID-19 in hospital have dropped to around a half of the rate at the peak of the pandemic, new research has revealed.  An analysis of over 21,000 hospital admissions, published in Critical Care Medicine, found…

Thousands of doctors in England have told a BMA survey that they have little or no confidence in the NHS to meet the needs of patients with Covid-19 as well as other conditions during the second wave. And those working…

PocDoc, a digital healthcare business, launches workplace testing service with 98.8% accuracy, providing unique QR code for each individual and an easy to use HR dashboard High demand means long waiting lists for Government COVID-19 tests and until now the…

Nick Sanderson, Audley Group, CEO commented: “An extra £7 billion per year for the adult social care system is yet another recommendation that puts money ahead of fundamental change. The social care system is incredibly fragile and as well as…

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven the case for telemedicine, but if we are to see a proactive healthcare revolution then we must put remote testing firmly in the picture.  Over recent months, we have seen a dramatic shift in how…

More people are dying at home from dementia than ever before, as new figures reveal a shocking 79% increase in deaths compared to previous years. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed there were 2,095 excess deaths from dementia…

Initial findings from a study looking at the longer-term impact of COVID-19 has found that a large proportion COVID-19 patients discharged from hospital were still experiencing symptoms of breathlessness, fatigue, anxiety and depression two to three months after contracting the…

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