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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

The Labour Party’s NHS policy

Labour promised much for the NHS at its’ recent...

Measurement really matters: academic perspecitve

Felicia Huppert, Director of the Wellbeing Institute at...

Winter crisis is now “an all year crisis”, says NHS Confederation

Responding to the call for a £500m winter bail-out for the...

The Loneliness Epidemic: research reveals loneliness in older age ‘more likely than ever’

9 in 10 people (89%) believe loneliness in older age is...

Just one in five people are confident they won’t need residential care in old age – Aegon reports

Just one in five (21%) people don’t expect to need...

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