Category: Health and Wellbeing

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…

For immediate release: Monday 14 October 2019 Responding to the Queen’s Speech, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare system, said: “If this Government is not to be defined by Brexit then it must…

Researchers at the Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto, led by Dr Etienne Sibille, are developing a new type of therapy that could reverse everyday memory lapses. GlobalData’s Pharmaceutical Technology reports: “Currently, there are a few types…

  Police figures obtained by the charity United Response show that fewer people are being charged or prosecuted for disability hate crimes despite ongoing increases in reports across England and Wales Not even 4% of all disability hate crimes investigated…

Courtesy and respect The findings confirm that being treated with less respect because of ethnicity, religion, and ‘being a migrant’ also increased people’s likelihood of feeling always or often lonely. Not belonging A sense of belonging protects people from feeling…