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STATE OF THE UK’S WELLNESS REVEALED… AND THERE’S ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT

On average, Brits spend over eight hours a week on ‘me...

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...

Era 3 – A Better Care System; Design Principles and Assumptions

A “Vision” might be an overstatement but there has to be a...

Online assessment helps people understand their risk of Colorectal Cancer

A free online ‘risk assessment’ from a leading U.S.-based...

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From The Blog

THE HEALTH CONDITION KILLING BRITS’ CONFIDENCE

Over 1.8 million people in UK have it, but two in five...

 Patients report mixed experience of Emergency Departments, as attendances soar.

Today (17 October 2017) the Care Quality Commission (CQC)...

New study in The BMJ: Weight Watchers Diabetes Prevention Programme significantly reduces risk of Type 2 diabetes

 A new, 1 year UK-based study published today (Tuesday...

Think tank welcomes ‘common sense approach that will save lives this winter’

Responding to NHS England, Public Health England, the...

Now for some real politics

Now the Labour Party’s objectives for the NHS are clearer,...

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