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UK BUSINESSES are in danger of having their workforces experience burnout through stress, as despite a huge number feeling stressed at work, few bosses are doing anything to help. 45% of UK businesses do nothing to help alleviate workers’ stress  Despite 25% of…

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On 27 February 2018, WeMa Life officially launched its online marketplace and app, which aims to connect care in the community. For the vast majority of people, there is nothing more important than their health or their loved ones’ wellbeing. However,…

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The non-biologic influenza vaccine, which can be delivered orally, could herald a revolution in vaccine delivery. Stable at room temperature, the new type of vaccine, which could be given in pill form, does not require refrigeration – a process that can account for most of the cost…

Elderly care - life expectancy

Several independent analyses, by both epidemiologists and actuaries, have concluded that the previous rate of improvement of life expectancy in England and Wales has now slowed markedly, and at older ages may even be reversing. However, although these findings have…

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The results of NHS England’s latest Staff Survey 2017 are “challenging”, show that staff cannot absorb further work pressures, and show that investment is needed in health and social care services, according to NHS Employers chief executive Danny Mortimer. “Employers…

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News from Nowhere and its regular update on UK public health matters in general. Revolving doors keep going round   Former NHS Improvement chair Ed Smith will join a new board of senior government and NHS figures advising the private…

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The average adult ‘puts up’ with worrying or annoying health symptoms for more than five months before seeking help, a study has found. A poll of 2,000 adults found many are burying their head in the sand when it comes…

Today the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have released their estimates of personal wellbeing in the UK, with analysis by country, age and sex. David Tabor, from the ONS shares the key messages and calls for readers to take part in a…

Last week, the BBC’s Tomorrow’s World launched Secrets of Happiness, a national survey to gather data on wellbeing. Here, the former President of the British Psychological Society and the Centre’s community lead Peter Kinderman, who is involved in the ‘citizen…

During this winter period, it has become clear that the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK is under even more than the usual additional strain. With routine operations already being cancelled to manage emergency treatment, hospitals cannot afford any delayed…