November 28 2014
Maizie Mears-Owens, Care UK’s head of dementia services, has found a new way to gently lead loved ones living with dementia into the festive season and increase their wellbeing.
November 28 2014
Looking after someone? Know your rights’ is the theme for this year’s Carers’ Rights Day, which is celebrated today.
November 26 2014
A survey of 1,000 GPs has identified concerns that out of hours care is being hindered by a lack of integration with in-hours services and insufficient resources to consistently provide high quality care.
November 24 2014
National eating disorder charity Beat has issued a stark warning about the dangers of using laxatives for weight control and has called for regulation to prevent abuse.
November 21 2014
The Mental Health Foundation has described a revelation that local authorities spend just 1.4 per cent of their public health budgets on mental health as “a great concern”.
November 19 2014
As the cold weather sweeps in and we all reach for our scarves and gloves, family carers are being urged by Care UK to make sure that they get flu jabs, not onl
November 17 2014
This week (17-23 November) is Self Care Week – a national awareness campaign. This year’s theme is ‘Self-care for life – be healthy this winter’. Read how NHS 111 can assist you to help yourself to good health.
November 14 2014
This year, World Diabetes Day (Friday 14 November), focuses on the importance of eating a healthy breakfast and its role in reducing the risk of people developing type 2 diabetes.
November 11 2014
As winter approaches, already stretched emergency health services come under increasing pressure, which is why it is very important to make sure people who are ill or injured use the right service.
October 24 2014
Maizie Mears-Owen, head of dementia at Care UK, comments on a new initiative which will see GPs receive £55 for every person who they diagnose with dementia.