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Could how happy you are as an adult depend on what school you went to, and what teacher you had?

Extract from our guest blog …I and my colleagues...

HOW TO MEASURE YOUR WELLBEING IMPACT: NEW GUIDANCE

Today we share a new guide to help charities understand,...

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

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

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...

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From The Blog

Daily Mail attacks private medicine

We are so used to the attacks on the NHS from the Daily...

The Great British Bake – too much sun vs not enough sun

At the time of writing Britain is basking in glorious...

“Cosmetic procedures subject to same regulation as ballpoint pens” – comment from legal expert

Ruth Powell, Clinical Negligence specialist at the law...

Mental Health Network welcomes commitment to mental health in Queen’s Speech

Responding to the Queen’s Speech, Mental Health...

REVEALED: THE UK’S HEALTHIEST PROFESSION

24% of UK workers are active for less than an hour per...

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