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LGA social care report highlights funding crisis

A report released by the Local Government Association (LGA) today highlights a chronic lack of funding for adult social care in England and Wales The...
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New developments in the treatment of ovarian cancer

Gunnar Kristensen, from the Department of Gynaecologic Oncology at Oslo University Hospital, looks at new strategies for the treatment of ovarian cancer. It is recognised...
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Rapid support for public health issues provided by new UK team

A new team from the UK will provide rapid support for public health issues around the world, helping to control global disease outbreaks within...
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Kid’s health and exercise research: The whole kit and caboodle

Scientists at the University of Calgary’s Human Performance Laboratory take a holistic approach to kid’s health and exercise research
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Foodborne, waterborne, and zoonotic disease in the Canadian North

Dr. Sherilee Harper and Dr. Ashlee Cunsolo look at the need for integrated environment and health surveillance for foodborne, waterborne, and zoonotic disease in the Canadian North

Sweden’s fightback against AMR

Gabriel Wikström, Swedish Minister of Healthcare, Public Health and Sports, discusses the need for leadership and action in the global fightback against AMR For the...

Antimicrobial resistance and food safety in Europe

AG learns more about the role of the European Food Safety Authority in Europe’s fight against antimicrobial resistance Antibiotics have been enormously beneficial since they...
adult social care

Nine out of 10 councils do not pay fair price for adult social care

Adult social care is being undercut by councils failing to pay realistic prices to support older people and people with disabilities in their own...

Managing for mental health

Bob Grove, Senior Policy Adviser, Mental Health Europe, outlines how mental health can impact a workplace and why it’s important to ensure your workers...
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Better tailored care for people with Parkinson’s

My PD Journey – a project from the European Parkinson’s Disease Association (EPDA) looks at how challenges need to be tackled better at a...
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Preventing infections with antimicrobial surfaces

Antibiotic resistance and super bugs are growing global problems. Kari Soljamo and Anne Laitine from Isku Interior look at how to prevent the infections,...
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Progressing cancer research in Italy

Federico Caligaris-Cappio, Scientific Direcor at AIRC - the Italian Association for Cancer Research, highlights the work of the organisation in order to support and...
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Transforming healthcare through digitalisation

Dr. Mahiben Maruthappu, Senior Fellow to the CEO at NHS England, outlines how digitalisation will transform healthcare… Digital has transformed almost every aspect of our...
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Redefining child health for the 21st Century

Dr. Benjamin Van Voorhees discusses strategies for redefining child health for the 21st century in clinical practice, education, research and beyond. Since its inception more...

Care Act advocacy: A new right for vulnerable people

Pete Fleischmann, Head of Co-production at the Social Care Institute for Excellence and Karen Newbigging, Senior Lecturer in Health Care Policy and Management at...

Breast cancer: prevention and survival

Rachel Clark, Health Promotion Manager, at World Cancer Research Fund, sheds light on breast cancer and how to reduce the risks of developing the...

Accessible healthcare for all

Sarah White, Policy and Partnerships Manager (Health) at the national disability charity Sense outlines the importance of healthcare being accessible for people who are...
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How GoTreatIT is supporting patient-centered care

Fighting vague and imprecise answers when measuring the quality of care – GoTreatIT software creates visual overview of already completed or ongoing treatment, including...

Who cares for the carers?

David Mowat, Under-Secretary of State for Community Health and Care at the Department of Health, highlights the Carers Strategy, and how it gives carers the...

The global electronic health record debacle

Jean Michel LeTennier, CEO, Atomic Information Systems Corp talks about global electronic health records and explains the challenges of these systems... What has become painfully clear to...

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