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How Will The UK Cope With An Ageing Population?
How Will The UK Cope With An Ageing Population? The UK has an ageing population. Are we making appropriate provisions for a health care system that some say is starting to creak? Infonetica recently conducted a survey that … Read More
Cooking Away Loneliness
Cooking Away Loneliness The loneliness epidemic has already begun, but is the UK sufficiently prepared to deal with it? With the first ever Minister for Loneliness in the world, being appointed in the UK in February, are … Read More
Are We Finally Addressing The Mental Health Taboo?
Are We Finally Addressing The Mental Health Taboo? With the #itsokaynottobeokay campaign sweeping social media, is it a sign that we’re finally starting to break the mental health taboo? The biggest cause of death in … Read More
Music and Dementia: A Perfect Match?
Music and Dementia: A Perfect Match? With half of all women predicted to develop dementia, are we doing enough to improve the lives of those living with this degenerative disease? Music and dementia may seem an unlikely combination, … Read More
Education Social Care
Mental health referral delays and rejections put pressure on teachers
In 2017-18 at least 55,000 referrals to children’s mental health services (Camhs) were rejected or considered inappropriate. In the same year, there were almost 200,000 referrals in total – up 26% when compared with 2013-14. The … Read More
Do Employers Have A Responsibility For Their Employees’ Mental Wellbeing?
Do Employers Have A Responsibility For Their Employees’ Mental Wellbeing? With an estimated 1 in 4 people exeriencing a mental health problem in any given year, it is perhaps unsurprising that our mental wellbeing is … Read More
Is Obesity Becoming The Biggest Health Epidemic?
Is Obesity Becoming The Biggest Health Epidemic? With obesity quickly becoming the number one risk factor for cancer, is it time we start thinking about the bigger picture? Today you’d be hard-pushed to find a person … Read More
Education Social Care
University Mental Health Day
University Mental Health Day Mental health is increasingly on the agenda for policy makers and health practitioners, but one group of society seems to be at an ever increasing risk of developing mental health problems, students. University … Read More
What’s so special about two meters?
Are you, like me, beginning to suspect that the two-meter rule was primarily designed because it was easy for people to understand? It wouldn’t be the first time – remember, the “five a day” rule designed to encourage … Read More
UN urges governments to increase funding in medical research and development
A recent report published by Doctors Without Borders titled ‘Lives on the edge’ analyses the failure of the current R&D system and goes on to outline new ways of developing tools to better address the medical … Read More