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Today, our partners at Happy City publish the second Thriving Places Index since its launch last year. In today’s guest blog, Wren Aigaki-Lander, Head of Development, explains what the Index looks at, why it’s important and what this year’s findings…

The vegan lifestyle is becoming increasingly popular, particularly in the UK. According to surveys, there are now over 3.5 million vegans in the UK alone and this number is growing every day. The vegan diet is also said to be…

Over half the world’s population today – and 80% in the UK –  resides in cities, creating a challenge for urban planners to efficiently accommodate increasing numbers of residents in a healthy and positive environment. Mental health in particular is…

~ UK Workers claim approachability as the top CEO trait, yet 55% have never met their leader ~ ~ Richard Branson the ideal boss, as workers desire a “global missionary” CEO ~ ~ Old school leaders that are out of…

Despite the recent spate of knife violence and homicide in some UK cities, the number of people injured in serious violence in England and Wales dropped by 1.7% between 2017 and 2018, according to a report published by Cardiff University.…

Too small to succeed A small independent midwifery provider, Neighbourhood Midwives, closed suddenly in January of this year. Based in Waltham Forrest, the company ran a ‘continuity of care’ pilot, where each woman was looked after by a small team…

 Sunday, 7 April, is World Health Day and this year’s theme is “Universal Health Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere—#HealthforAll.” An important aspect of “Health for All” is the role of technology, particularly patient monitoring (PM), which helps patients achieve better outcomes and…

This week’s guest blog is co-authored by Amanda Hill-Dixon from The Young Foundation and David Luckin from Co-op on the development of the Co-op Community Wellbeing Index which aims to measure community wellbeing at a local level across the UK.…

The former Clinical and Public Health Director at the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has expressed dismay at the removal of explicit ethics and values in the proposed revision of the NICE Social Value Judgements document. Professor…