Tag Archives: NHS

Diversity over division

In the immediate aftermath of the events in and around London Bridge, naturally the focus might seemingly be on those affected.    ... more

A genetic discovery

In a collaborative study, led by University College London (UCL) in partnership with Imperial College London, two institutes set out to    ... more

A cardiovascular evaluation

The heart is one of the most important organs in the human body, a muscular organ responsible for circulating blood around    ... more

A breath of fresh air

The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health in Finland has adopted an action plan – "Roadmap towards a smoke-free Finland" – with    ... more

Campaigning for change

Recently, Public Health England announced the commencement of their campaign to reduce the amount of smokers in Britain. Their ideologies surround aspects    ... more

Strength through unity

With the NHS seemingly aiming to satisfy the request to fulfil society’s needs for instant medical supervision, the Government may be    ... more

A virtual hug

With the up rise of social media, individuals may be able to communicate with people across the world in seconds rather    ... more

Uniting the nation

The Lewisham and Greenwich NHS choir have successfully surpassed artists such as Justin Bieber in securing the UK’s Official Christmas No.1    ... more

New blood

The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) has announced the first trial to give synthetic blood to human volunteers. Scientists are aiming    ... more

Glancing at the future

Thursday May 7th is to see the General Election in the United Kingdom and may see a new government elected. Looking    ... more

The race for election

The people of the United Kingdom are to vote for a new government on May 7th in what may be one    ... more

Labour energy price calls

Following the price of Brent crude oil dropping below US$50 a barrel there have been calls for companies to pass on    ... more

Key early general election campaigning

The NHS and public spending appear to be two key topics that political parties in the UK are raising during campaigning    ... more

A race to the NHS funding line

George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, has announced an extra £2bn in NHS funding for frontline services in the Autumn    ... more

Transparency and emotional development

A report by the chief medical officer, Dame Sally Davies, has suggested that mental health needs to be made more of    ... more

Health care transformation

The UK is set to become the world leader in groundbreaking genetic research into cancer and rare medical conditions, which should    ... more

A chance to seek alternatives

Earlier this year, the government made a great leap in recognition of mental healthcare. A promise was to prioritise the correct    ... more

New leaps for mental health support

Society has become much more informed about mental health challenges in recent years. This has been aided by celebrities drawing awareness    ... more

Packed lunches under the microscope

Leeds Metropolitan University is set to examine the choices parents make when putting together their children's packed lunches. The law states    ... more

Maintaining health is just a thumb click away

There is a growing amount of health and fitness apps available on the smart phone market, the question is, are these    ... more

Modern day medicine

In the modern era technology plays a vital role in everyday life; it helps to organise, plan, schedule, socialise and entertain.    ... more

Weight reduction sleep

Research shows toddlers who sleep for longer have a reduced likelihood of gaining weight. Sleeping for 12-13 hours has been identified    ... more

A topic of debate

The debate on protein’s role in general health, as a dietary need and supplement, has been in heavy discussion over the    ... more

NHS develop dementia investment plan

NHS England will invest £90 million to towards their aim of diagnosing two thirds of people with dementia by March 2015.    ... more

Lottery winners pay for revolutionary operation

Chris and Colin Weir dipped into their £161 million Euro-Millions jackpot to pay for a revolutionary spinal surgery for a young    ... more

Improving nutrition

A study from The Institute for Fiscal Studies says food purchases in UK Households have changed over the last seven years,    ... more

Sugar and spice and all things nice

What are little boys made of? Snips and snails, and puppy dogs tails. What are little girls made of? Sugar and    ... more

A pill to revolutionize alcohol

It is approximately the size of a petit pois pea, mimics the effects of alcohol in the form of pleasure and    ... more