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Fully reprogrammed virus offers new hope as cancer treatment

A cancer treatment that can completely destroy cancer...

What makes the places we live, work and socialise in better for our wellbeing?

Key findings Community hubs – Community hubs can...

Leading dementia charity backs call for national action plans to fight condition

Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia...

The UK’s Unhealthy Eaters: Which regions have the worst dietary habits?

New research among more than 2,000 adults has examined the...

GPs call for better training to fight Europe’s obesity epidemic

Many say they lack the confidence to offer the best...

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From The Blog

 NHS Confederation-commissioned study shows funding is urgently needed to prevent ‘decade of misery’

    Today the NHS Confederation responded to Securing...

Government urged to back funding plan to 2035

  The NHS Confederation has launched a petition...

BMA responds to PAC report on adult social care

Responding to a report published tomorrow by the Public...

NHS CONFEDERATION LECTURE: UK lags behind Europe on health spending, says Dr Jennifer Dixon

The NHS has done well but performance is...

MEASURING NATIONAL WELLBEING: QUALITY OF LIFE IN THE UK, 2018

The Office for National Statistics releases its annual...

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