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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…

dancing to wellbeing

With a rise in workplace-related stress, illnesses and mental health issues, almost two thirds (63%) of working adults in the healthcare industry believe that businesses are not doing enough to support the physical and mental wellbeing of their employees, according…

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Responding to the British Social Attitudes survey on public attitudes to NHS funding, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare system, said: “It is up to government how it raises funds for public…

A new study into the nation’s wellbeing has revealed that British people rank their wellness as “average”, with time spent outside and time spent sedentary being key areas for improvement nationwide. On average, Brits spend over eight hours a week…

Legionella

Not even healthcare organisations are exempt from Legionella outbreaks. Andy Smith, National Business Development Manager, Clearwater Technology, explains how they can be best avoided For hospitals and healthcare organisations, preventing patients, staff and visitors from contracting Legionnaire’s disease is an…

Third Era and Healthcare

The Third Era group is a small network of academics, care professionals, managers and politicians who share an interest in making our health and social care systems better.  They share the view that as the era of markets and competition…

Midwifery training Sierra Leone

More than 3,000 midwifery training course places will be created over the next four years as part of plans to meet NHS staffing demands. However, this plan isn’t as simple as recruiting thousands more students as they requires the infrastructure…

Era 3, Health care reforn in the UK

A “Vision” might be an overstatement but there has to be a clear statement of aims – to improve care for all – to develop (over 2 terms) into a care system designed to increase population well being through prevention,…

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A free online ‘risk assessment’ from a leading U.S.-based hospital is helping people around the world take positive steps to reduce their risk of developing colorectal cancer, and giving doctors more data on the risk factors associated with the disease.…

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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…