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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

New report highlights severe lack of dermatology training and support within primary care, and reveals a third of psoriasis patients have given up on seeing their GP regularly

“It is a serious concern that there appears to be an...

150 minutes of exercise a week could boost life span by more than three years

Survey* of 6,600 people over 12 months found that...

How to avoid simply yet more talk on tackling inequalities in the run-up to the general election

The Young Foundation, led by CEO Baroness Glenys Thornton,...

Politicians must not duck NHS crisis in upcoming general election, says doctors’ leader

Responding to the news that the prime minister has called...

Too big to succeed? A bid worth £687m by a privately-led...

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