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The end of the high street gym? Health mad Brits turn to online tech

Almost a third of UK adults use health apps every week,...

Surge in number of men calling support line for emotional help

Macmillan Cancer Support says increase in calls due to a...

State of UK’s wellness revealed… and there’s room for improvement

A new study into the nation’s wellbeing has revealed that...

The smart way to safeguard against Legionella in hospitals and healthcare

Not even healthcare organisations are exempt from...

The Third Era of health and social care

The Third Era group is a small network of academics, care...

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Unhealthy employees now cost British firms six working weeks a year in lost productivity

  Study shows employees lose an average of 30.4* working...

Crisis, crisis. crisis ………

There are headlines in all the papers , on TV and social...

NHS BOWEL SCOPE UPTAKE BOOSTED BY A FIFTH WHEN PATIENTS SENT REASSURING REMINDERS 

Bowel scope screening uptake increased by more than a...

Muddling along “Top dementia research charity calls on...

Care Opinion: a new approach to feedback for a new kind of NHS organisation

    Context During 2018 the NHS in many parts of...

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