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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

Statement from Doctors in Unite over the Dr Bawa-Garba case

The recent High Court decision on the case of Dr...

How can we assess which particular workplace factors influence employee wellbeing?

[Extract from today’s blog] …  While research...

Positive results for personalised care from Maternity Survey 2017, but further improvements needed to continuity of care

More than 18,000 women have responded to the Maternity...

30,000 medical records stolen following phishing attack – comment from Agari

Markus Jakobsson, Chief Scientist at Agari, comments: “The...

New research shows just 5% of adults have the skills and confidence to provide first aid in emergency situations

Three UK charities call on the government to make first...

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