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mental health

Combating mental health

Journalist Tony Hall gives an overview of how the Cognitive Behaviour Treatment (CBT) is used within the armed forces to combat mental health issues. In...

Counterweight

The leaders in evidence based weight management Counterweight Ltd. offers proven solutions (Counterweight Programme and The Counterweight Plus Programme) for weight loss and weight loss maintenance...
rail

Asset management in the rail industry

Benefits of adopting the new ISO 55000 standard For many years the Rail Industry has been relatively stable with progressive evolution and development, however more...
rail

Rail infrastructure – a lasting legacy

Stephen Hammond, Minister for Rail at the Department for Transport details how investment in rail is growing and its positive impact on the nation’s...

MVHR: new Standard and guidance

Paul Cribbens, Standards Manager at NHBC outlines the development of new standards and guidance for MVHR systems following research that suggests installations and design...
high streets

Rotherham praised for revival of high street

Rotherham has been praised by government as an example of how high streets can be rejuvenated. High Streets Minister, Brandon Lewis and retail expert Mary...
male

Male eating disorders overlooked says study

A UK study suggests that male eating disorders are being overlooked due to the perceptions about a “woman’s illness”. Despite a quarter of anorexia and...
health

Mental health patients kept like prisoners, report states

A House of Lords committee has said vulnerable adults are being kept virtual prisoners in care homes. The report by a select committee expressed concerns...
abuse

Greater awareness needed on domestic abuse

New guidance published by a health watchdog aims to help identify, prevent and reduce domestic violence and abuse. The guidance by NICE outlines how health...
online

The digital transformation

Maia Beresford, Researcher at the New Local Government Network (NLGN) discusses the government’s ‘Digital Strategy’ and how local authorities should benefit. In the UK 82%...

A portfolio for savings

A supporter of the Crown Commercial Service EPS framework. GVA is one of the leading providers of estates professional services to Central Government and the...
pensions

A reformed opinion

The Pensions Regulator gives thought on the pension reforms and how they will impact public services pension schemes. The Pensions Regulator was given an expanded...
growth

Smart specialisation in the South West

Driving significant economic growth Cities and the wider economies they influence are engines of growth critical to economic performance and national recovery in the current...
youth

Investing in our youth

Adjacent Local Government sheds light on the European Youth Strategy and what role the Eastern Partnership Youth Window plays. Young people are key for a...
cancer

Empower, support and encourage action

Emma Greenwood, head of policy development at Cancer Research UK explains the importance of early diagnosis for cancer within local communities. Cancer remains a major...
diagnosis

The cancer challenge

Commissioner for Health, Tonio Borg supports Europe’s concerns about cancer and the huge challenges it presents. Cancer continues to present a huge challenge for patients...

RAS – moving social care forward

Paul Clifford, CEO from FACE Recording & Measurement Systems explains the benefits of Resource Allocations Systems (RAS). I was not pleased to be informed in...

The FACE RAS

Effective information for health and social care. The FACE RAS is the country’s most widely used resource allocation system, being used by over 41 councils...

Peace of mind

IT assets disposal that offers 100% security, 0% landfill and a share in re-sale profits. At Restore-IT Efficient we’ve built our business of adding value...
conservation

Bio-securing our woodland

Austin Brady, Head of Conservation at the Woodland Trust discusses the impacts of disease and pests on our woodlands, and how we can mitigate...

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