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New research among more than 2,000 adults has examined the UK’s eating habits, revealing how different parts of the country compare when it comes to fast food consumption, takeaway deliveries, restaurant visits and ‘food porn’ selfies. The survey found: London…

adult-obesity

Many say they lack the confidence to offer the best support to patients Brussels, 17 May 2018: European General Practitioners (GPs) are calling for more and better training on obesity in order to improve treatment and care for patients. A…

  The NHS Confederation has launched a petition calling on the government to commit to a funding plan for health and social care to 2035 in recognition of the crippling effects of rising demand, underfunding and workforce shortages. Following repeated…

–         42% of workers will work harder and increase their productivity at work if they are happy –         74% of workers believe their boss doesn’t care about their happiness at work –         Just 35% of workers would consider leaving if…

Image of home care; care homes

Responding to a report published tomorrow by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), The adult social care workforce in England, which suggests that the adult social care sector is underfunded, with the care workforce suffering from low pay, low esteem and…

NHS confederation logo

The NHS has done well but performance is “middling” compared with health systems in some other Western European countries, according to the chief executive of a leading independent health charity. As the NHS reaches its 70th birthday in July, the key…

The Office for National Statistics releases its annual article on the wellbeing of the UK. Rhian Jones and Chris Randall, Quality of Life, Office for National Statistics share the headlines. Once a year, we report progress against a set of…

fitness and activity

Almost a third of UK adults use health apps every week, with 21% doing so instead of visiting personal trainers or gyms One in ten have even used technologies to detect or diagnose a medical condition New research among more…

digital health, umotif smartphone app

New research highlights that while healthcare institutions are employing mobile devices, they’re not taking advantage of use for both staff and patients Recent research has revealed an increased adoption of mobile devices in the healthcare sector, with 90% of healthcare…

Macmillan cancer support

Macmillan Cancer Support says increase in calls due to a shift in male attitudes towards talking about emotions  Macmillan Cancer Support reveals its helpline recorded a surge in calls for emotional support and counselling from male callers[i] last year.  The…