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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

Unhealthy employees costing British firms more than one month a year in lost productivity:

British employers are losing on average 27.5 days of...

The Queen’s Birthday: what’s her health secret?

Be an optimist A 2017 study in the American Journal of...

Half of unpaid carers are providing care out of guilt

75% of adults would feel guilty if they couldn’t provide...

Top Ten Health Risks to Men

With International Men’s Health Week looming, we asked Dr...

Physical activity & health

150 minutes of exercise a week could boost life span by...

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