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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

THE FITTEST CITIES IN THE UK. Liverpool named the fittest city in the UK – Sheffield named as the least fit

LIVERPOOL has been named the fittest city in the UK...

Niche markets flourish in the NHS Marketisation has gone a...

A Public Health Election Manifesto

The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) has set out a...

New study in The Lancet: Weight Watchers is more effective than a brief intervention and self-help -Weight loss sustained two years down the line-

A new, two-year UK-based study published today (Thursday...

The crisis in social care

Former government policy adviser, Adam Pike, has laid out...

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