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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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NHS Trusts are investing in AI but still hand write patient records

New data – announced in February by Nuance Communications...

Time to admit the 2020 deadline for electronic patient records is unhealthy

As the NHS battles to cope with a target to switch to...

“The social care shortfall is edging ever closer to a full blown crisis” – commentary from Nick Sanderson, CEO, Audley Retirement Villages

Nick Sanderson, CEO, Audley Retirement Villages said: “The...

Nearly half of UK workers “are too busy to exercise” – It’s time for employers to step in and make a difference

Survey reveals that 46% of UK workers can’t fit exercise...

Charity Welcomes National Study that Could Show How to Protect Everyone from MenB Meningitis and Septicaemia

Meningococcal B infection has for decades been the largest...

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