Category: Health and Wellbeing

Alzheimer's Research UK

ALZHEIMER’S RESEARCH UK Alzheimer’s Research UK has welcomed the Chancellor’s Spring Budget commitment to boost R&D investment to £22 billion a year. The charity says that it hopes to see part of this funding used to deliver the government’s Dementia…

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Responding to the letter by the Health Secretary inviting MPs and peers to cross-party talks on social care, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said: “This is welcome news. For too…

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Statement from the World Health Organization (WHO) that we are in “uncharted territory” on the coronavirus outbreak comes as no surprise as Covid-19 infections are spreading beyond China at an alarming pace, with several clusters of outbreaks being reported in…

On Tuesday 25th February 2020, the Institute of Health Equity  (IHE) launched the ‘Health Equity in England: The Marmot Review 10 Years On‘ report. Ten years since the publication of The Marmot Review Fair Society, Healthy Lives, for the first time in more than…

MS Society research shows carers pushed to breaking point New MS Society research shows half of family members and friends supporting someone with multiple sclerosis (MS) are not getting the support they need1, and one in three (34%) have given…

Responding to Health Equity in England: The Marmot Review 10 Years On, Sara Gorton, Cavendish Coalition co-convenor and UNISON head of health, said:“The stark findings that life expectancy has stalled in England for the first time since 1900 and health is getting…

As the quarantine aboard cruise ship Diamond Princess is increasingly proven to have been disastrously misjudged, it’s becoming apparent that the coronavirus is not acting alone as it causes devastation. Poor crisis communications and sub-par decision-making may have been contributing to the…

The Centre launched five years ago and has been hugely successful in making the case for why wellbeing should be a key objective of policy. While all agree improving wellbeing matters – what that means, how we achieve it, and…

Today, we are marking half a decade as a Centre, and providing new research and guidance, with: A wayfinder report for policy officials – Wellbeing Evidence at the Heart of Policy updates the landmark Commission on Wellbeing and Policy with evidence-informed WISER priority…

United Kingdom

Most say the UK could be a world leader in research and development – but faces constraints on top talent Senior executives in life sciences see a positive future outside the European Union for the UK – if it exercises…

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