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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

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...

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...

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