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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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From The Blog

What people management practices can improve wellbeing? And how can we track and measure job quality in the UK? 

As the Good work report we launched today shows, improving...

NHS Confederation: Winter stats prove hospitals suffering because of insufficient out-of-hospital care

Responding to NHS England’s winter situation report, Niall...

Leading dementia charity calls on government to include condition in future Life Sciences plans

Alzheimer’s Research UK is asking the government to give...

Seven in ten Brits now use Google to self-diagnose and treat minor health issues

Three quarters of Brits have cured an ailment or illness...

Better patient journey management is the cure for long hospital waiting times, says Qmatic

Deployment of resources and appointment attendance can be...

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