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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

NHS Adult Inpatient Survey 2016 results show significant declines in key areas of person centred care.

Results from the NHS Adult Inpatient Survey 2016,...

Alzheimer’s Research UK welcomes global action plan to defeat dementia

The UK’s leading dementia research charity,...

Commuting to work is bad for health Long commutes are...

ALMOST A QUARTER OF BRITS ARE AFRAID OF THE DOCTOR’S WAITING ROOM

34% fear the dentist, 17% fear the optician 65% fear...

Only 1 in 4 people with a long-term mental illness are in work, says TUC

Only 1 in 4 (26.2%) people with a mental illness or phobia...

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