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Responding to the Immigration White Paper, NHS Employers chief executive Danny Mortimer said: “A recent report commissioned by the Cavendish Coalition revealed the NHS could be short of 51,000 nurses – enough to staff 45 hospitals – by the end of…

Responding to a report by Public Health England¹ which shows that there is still not enough progress being made by the food industry to meet reduced salt targets, BMA board of science chair, Professor Dame Parveen Kumar, said: “This report…

In the eye of the psychopath You might be able to spot a psychopath by their eyes The eyes of psychopaths have an unusual reaction when they are shown images of nasty things, such as mutilated bodies and threatening dogs,…

      Responding to the King’s Fund report on staff shortages in the home care sector, Nadra Ahmed OBE, co-convenor of the Cavendish Coalition and Chairman of National Care Association, said: “It is vital the Government gets its new…

New analysis shows the prevalence of unhealthy lifestyle behaviours in adults and the number of those with more than one risk factor to their health. A multiple risk score is calculated by combining information on whether individuals: Smoke cigarettes Drink…

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Children of obese parents are more likely to be obese themselves than children whose parents are not overweight or obese, according to NHS Digital figures released today. The Health Survey for England 20171 monitors trends in the nation’s health and…

…The Centre is part of the What Works Network, which work together to make evidence on ‘what works’ accessible for decision-makers across a range of sectors. This blog is a collaboration between different centres in the network. Things that affect…

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It can take up to a year for some bowel cancer patients in the UK to start treatment, according to international research co-ordinated by Cancer Research UK and published in the British Medical Journal Open* today (Wednesday 28 November). Researchers…

Do you work with people with dementia in England? If the answer is yes, then we would like to invite you to complete our short, online survey about whether and if there is ‘a best time’ for a person with dementia to…