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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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Cutting corners, spoiling lives? Child and adolescent...

COMMUTING AND EMPLOYEE WELLBEING

Kiron Chatterjee and Ben Clark of the Centre for Transport...

THE HEALTH CONDITION KILLING BRITS’ CONFIDENCE

Over 1.8 million people in UK have it, but two in five...

 Patients report mixed experience of Emergency Departments, as attendances soar.

Today (17 October 2017) the Care Quality Commission (CQC)...

New study in The BMJ: Weight Watchers Diabetes Prevention Programme significantly reduces risk of Type 2 diabetes

 A new, 1 year UK-based study published today (Tuesday...

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