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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

CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING CASES IN CHILDREN ON THE RISE SAYS NEW REPORT

New data has revealed that cases of suspected carbon...

Health services are top concern for rural residents – survey

Rural residents are more concerned about declining...

NHS Confederation chief exec and Brexit Health Alliance co-chair Niall Dickson comments on life sciences strategy

Life sciences, the development of cutting-edge medical...

UK FACES £7 BILLION ANNUAL DEFICIT IN ELDERLY CARE FUNDING

People in the UK are underestimating the cost of elderly...

Call for 71,000 extra care home places to meet rapid rise in care needs

A Newcastle University study claims that rapidly rising...

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