Health Matters is the online platform for challenging debate and comment on topical issues of policy and practice in the fields of healthcare, social care and public health, health and wellbeing

Features

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...

Read More

From The Blog

Unhealthy lifestyles slashing UK average life expectancy by more than four years

VitalityHealth research reveals average life expectancy in...

Why we need to pay more attention to student funding in social work education

There has been a large rise in the volume of social work...

Meltdown and Spectre – the newest vulnerabilities to affect the health industry

In January 2018, the cybersecurity world was hit by two...

Innovation: the key to fuelling positive change in the NHS

Healthcare presents a major opportunity for start-ups...

Markets: we have been warned The privatisation of adult...

Read More