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Could how happy you are as an adult depend on what school you went to, and what teacher you had?

Extract from our guest blog …I and my colleagues...

HOW TO MEASURE YOUR WELLBEING IMPACT: NEW GUIDANCE

Today we share a new guide to help charities understand,...

Unhealthy employees now cost British firms six working weeks a year in lost productivity

  Study shows employees lose an average of 30.4* working...

NHS BOWEL SCOPE UPTAKE BOOSTED BY A FIFTH WHEN PATIENTS SENT REASSURING REMINDERS 

Bowel scope screening uptake increased by more than a...

Muddling along “Top dementia research charity calls on...

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From The Blog

Politicians must show courage to support care reform and improve funding, says NHS Confederation

Responding to today’s (24 February) NHS Weekly Winter...

Satisfaction with life: The UK government’s bid to measure happiness

The UK government recently announced plans to “measure...

Deterioration shown in today’s NHS performance report is ‘a tragedy’, says NHS Confederation

Responding to NHS Improvement’s ‘Quarterly...

150 minutes of exercise a week could prolong your life expectancy by more than three years

Following today’s study from The University of Maryland,...

NHS trusts applying “unacceptable rules” to delay or restrict ambulance access to hospitals

<h3>Ambulance handovers</h3> HS Improvement...

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