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The end of the high street gym? Health mad Brits turn to online tech

Almost a third of UK adults use health apps every week,...

Surge in number of men calling support line for emotional help

Macmillan Cancer Support says increase in calls due to a...

State of UK’s wellness revealed… and there’s room for improvement

A new study into the nation’s wellbeing has revealed that...

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...

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From The Blog

HOW DOES UK RATE IT’S WELLBEING? NEW ONS DATA

Today the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have...

COULD CITIZEN SCIENCE HELP UNCOVER MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING LINKS?

Last week, the BBC’s Tomorrow’s World launched Secrets of...

Small steps: why patient flow could help to reduce bed-blocking

During this winter period, it has become clear that the...

Unhealthy employees now cost British firms six working weeks a year in lost productivity

Research from the 2017 Britain’s Healthiest Workplace...

Emotional strains, financial pressures and family feuds: new study reveals the plight of UK’s informal carers

New research among more than 2,000 UK adults commissioned...

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