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Ruth Powell, Clinical Negligence specialist at the law firm BL Claims Solicitors, said: “Most of those people would be shocked to discover that dermal fillers are only subject to the same level of regulation in the UK as ballpoint pens…

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Responding to the Queen’s Speech, Mental Health Network chief executive Sean Duggan said: “We welcome the Government’s commitment to prioritising mental health and the planned reform of mental health legislation which is much needed. The Mental Health Act has played…

Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, has called for the new government to renew its commitment to funding research into the condition. The charity’s call comes amid speculation that the Great Repeal Bill – aimed at ensuring…

24% of UK workers are active for less than an hour per day- Tradespeople are active for 7 hours and burn 2,500 calories, on average-  TRADESPEOPLE are the healthiest workers in the UK, according to new research.  The survey of…

*Macmillan Cancer Support launches joint campaign with the building and construction sector aimed at providing support to men who need it*  20% of men with cancer experienced a loss of masculinity while going through treatment 25% of men with cancer…

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In the final keynote address of day one at Confed17, Niall Dickson offered his reflections on current challenges facing members, and called for the new UK parliament to take the opportunity to ‘reset the clock,’ and have a national conversation…

Stephen Dorrell, chairman of the NHS Confederation, gave the opening speech at Confed17 today and told the audience of more than 1,000 NHS leaders that a thorough review of long term demand patterns in health and care is needed. His…

As the UK moves into negotiations with the EU, a new alliance has been formed to safeguard the interests of patients and the healthcare and research they rely on. The Brexit Health Alliance brings together the NHS, medical research, industry,…

British employers are losing on average 27.5 days of productive time per employee each year as staff take time off sick and underperform in the office as a result of ill-health (otherwise known as presenteeism) This is equivalent to each…

Be an optimist A 2017 study in the American Journal of Epidemiology found a clear link between optimism and a longer life. The study looked at 70,000 women aged between 58 and 83 and found that the more positive participants…