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One in four UK adults say they believe dementia is the biggest health challenge facing the NHS in the next 70 years according to a new survey commissioned by Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity. The YouGov…

Defining community wellbeing is a complex task – made more complicated by the many definitions, measures and frameworks currently in use. The Community Wellbeing Evidence programme has sought to make sense of this complexity, by developing a theory of change…

A dose of history: which drugs have truly changed the world? ●     Pharmacy2U launches a new interactive timeline celebrating the most important medical discoveries and drugs that changed the face of medicine. ●     The snapshot through history covers some of…

As the advancement of information technology (IT) within healthcare is transforming the dynamics of the patient-physician relationship, it is important to integrate various apps into a centralized electronic medical record (EMR) system and streamline health information, says leading data and…

Yesterday Lord Jim O’Neill of Gatley, Chair of the review on Antimicrobial Resistance, delivered a speech at the 2018 International Business Festival’s Health and Life Sciences day about the challenges posed by antibiotic resistance. He discussed the progress of the…

  Following today’s announcement of the government’s plans to tackle obesity, Dr Sue Reeves, Principal Lecturer, Department of Life Sciences at the University of Roehampton, believes not enough is being done to encourage healthy eating and avoiding stigmatisation: “Reducing childhood…

Responding to the launch of Lord Darzi’s review, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said: “We are at a watershed moment for health and social care and it is important the…

Today Sajid Javid has announced a government review of medicinal cannabis. Genevieve Edwards, Director of External Affairs at the MS Society, said: “It’s a huge step forward that the government is now saying there will be a review into the…

    Responding to the Prime Minister’s speech outlining a long-term funding plan for the NHS, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said: “The Prime Minister has thrown down the gauntlet and…