Category: Health and Wellbeing

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…

Abstract Background There is limited evidence that nutritional labelling on food/drinks is changing eating behaviours. Physical activity calorie equivalent (PACE) food labelling aims to provide the public with information about the amount of physical activity required to expend the number of…

In the ten years since the publication of The Marmot Review, health inequalities appear to be widening, and life expectancy increases have stalled.  We urgently need to re-prioritise and take action on health inequalities. This is why UCL Institute of Health…

Life expectancy is a key measure of our success as a society. It has roughly tripled over the course of human history, and we have become used to sustained, year-on-year increases – albeit with significant differences by socioeconomic status. The…

Responding to analysis of new data by the Nuffield Trust which shows that people born outside the UK account for almost a quarter of all staff working in hospitals and a fifth of all health and social care staff in the UK, Dr…

Charities, especially small- and medium-sized ones, want to measure what matters. But what does wellbeing look like in your context? And where do you start when it comes to measuring it? At the Centre we are committed to supporting voluntary…

Alzheimer’s Research UK welcomes the Conservatives’ pledge to double investment in dementia research as a ‘step in the right direction’. Dementia is the leading cause of death in the UK and costs the economy more than cancer and heart disease…

PERINATAL WELLBEING AND THE LINK WITH PREGNANCY-RELATED STRESS Understanding what wellbeing means in relation to pregnant women and new mums is tricky. For a long time, our understanding of perinatal wellbeing has focused on risk mitigation and the measurement, and…

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…