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King’s College London has launched a new app for people using substances or in recovery from addiction. The app, called ‘SURE Recovery’, is designed to support people to track their recovery journeys and achieve their personal goals. Funded by a…

On Tuesday 29th October the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee will question academic experts to inform its inquiry into how science and technology can enable healthier living in old age. In the first session the committee will ask…

91% of people say that they regularly experience situations in which employees have failed to apply a flexible way of communicating 88% of customers make negative assumptions about an organisation as a result of poor staff behaviour In an age…

Study reveals the top 100 hospital cities worldwide, based on data relating to infrastructure in terms of medical workforce, education, quality of care, satisfaction, treatment efficiency, citizen accessibility, and more London is the best hospital city in the UK, with…

Blogs for Health Matters 15 Oct 2019 COIN (Communities of Integration Network)     Purpose     These are 500-word (approx) essays that provide a ‘take-home’ message about Community-Oriented Integrated Care that might help readers to address the issues they…

  COIN – Communities of Integration Network. 9 July 2019   What is COIN?   Communities of Integration Network (COIN) is a network of practitioners and academics supported by the three RCGP Faculties in London. The purpose of COIN is to…

Use of social networking sites and the prevalence of anxiety and depression is on the rise worldwide. But, is there a connection between social media and mental health concerns?  How can social media impact mental health? With smartphones in the…

For immediate release: Monday 14 October 2019 Responding to the Queen’s Speech, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare system, said: “If this Government is not to be defined by Brexit then it must…

Researchers at the Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto, led by Dr Etienne Sibille, are developing a new type of therapy that could reverse everyday memory lapses. GlobalData’s Pharmaceutical Technology reports: “Currently, there are a few types…

  Police figures obtained by the charity United Response show that fewer people are being charged or prosecuted for disability hate crimes despite ongoing increases in reports across England and Wales Not even 4% of all disability hate crimes investigated…