September 30 2014
NHS England has this week announced the launch of this year’s NHS Innovation Challenge Prize – a £650,000 fund that celebrates innovation by doctors, nurses and other NHS colleagues who deliver care to millions of patients each year.
September 26 2014
Next month, two campaigns will urge people to consider aspects of their lifestyle in order to improve the nation’s health and wellbeing.
September 22 2014
Age UK is urging every older person in the country to claim the benefits they are entitled to as figures show that the poorest are spending less than £27 a week on food.
September 17 2014
With record number of people starting university this year, lots of young people will be looking after themselves for the first time. Read on for advice from Dr Tara Dukkipati.
September 12 2014
A new report from charity Carer’s UK Carers at breaking point published this week shows that people caring for family members or friends are being pushed to the brink.
September 10 2014
Research published today by the Alzheimer’s Society has revealed that 225,000 people develop dementia every year – an average of one every three minutes.
September 4 2014
As the long summer holidays come to a close and pupils start their new term at school, Dr Jurgita Cekanaviciene from Care UK’s Guildhall Walk health centre in Portsmouth offers parents some hints and tips on keeping youngsters healthy.
August 28 2014
The Ready for Ageing Alliance is to launch a manifesto which it hopes will help to tackle the challenges of ageing and assist people to be better prepared for later life.
August 27 2014
Research published today by the Alzheimer’s Society has revealed that 22 per cent of people are unaware they can reduce their risk of developing dementia.
August 26 2014
Figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) show that the number of prescriptions for diabetes has rocketed by two thirds in less than 10 years.