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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

Winter crisis is now “an all year crisis”, says NHS Confederation

Responding to the call for a £500m winter bail-out for the...

The Loneliness Epidemic: research reveals loneliness in older age ‘more likely than ever’

9 in 10 people (89%) believe loneliness in older age is...

Just one in five people are confident they won’t need residential care in old age – Aegon reports

Just one in five (21%) people don’t expect to need...

Eye health crisis set to deepen

ONE in five people will live with sight loss in their...

Trials and tribulations on the left Health Service Journal...

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