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Eradicating cardiovascular diseases for good

Eradicating cardiovascular diseases for good

Professor Joep Perk of Linnaeus University, and a member of the European Society of Cardiology, speaks to Editor Laura Evans about the importance of reducing...
NHS deficit is nearly £500m

Figures show NHS deficit is nearly £500m

According to new figures, the NHS in England ran up a deficit of nearly £500m in the first few months of the financial year. Reports...
Alcohol-related disease is rising in Bradford

Alcohol-related diseases on the rise in Bradford

Figures have revealed that the rate of admissions to hospitals for alcohol-related liver disease is increasing in Bradford. The rate of emergency admissions in the...
A renaissance of cities – sustainable Germany

A renaissance of cities – sustainable Germany

Dr Barbara Hendricks, Federal Minister for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building & Nuclear Safety in Germany gives an overview of how her country is making ‘cities...
York Council uses tool to help families

York Council uses tool to help families

A new tool which identifies the complex needs of vulnerable families has been launched in York. The City of York Council's Family Focus Team has...
A biosecurity and disease control partnership

DARD sheds light on poultry disease control

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) in Northern Ireland sheds light on how government and the poultry industry are working together to help...
Bucks Council reveals how it is recruiting the leaders of tomorrow

Council leading the way in Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire Country Council details how it is recruiting leaders of tomorrow and its success in training and retraining staff. Alison Bulman is living proof that...
£1.8m funding to boost language education

£1.8m funding to boost language education

A total of £1.8m funding from the government will see a series of new school-led programmes put into place to provide foreign language training...

Economic Development It’s about place making

For those involved at a strategic level in economic development, place making as a tool is not new but its time is certainly now...
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Healthcare in the digital age

In an interview with Editor Laura Evans, Health Minister Dr Daniel Poulter and Chairman &  CIO of Cloudbuy Ronald Duncan discuss the Care Act...

Behavioural Safety Past, Present & Future

Paul Bizzell, Operations Director at Ryder Marsh Safety Limited, explains the background to Behavioural Safety and briefs on current thinking about Safety Culture… The actual origin...

Healing wounds through innovation

Prof Keith Harding, Prof Michael Clark and Dr Douglas Queen from the Wound Healing Unit at Cardiff University details the significant problems wounds can cause,...

A novel silicon dietary supplement

Made from 100% natural Icelandic geothermal silica Millions of people have bathed in the mineral rich geothermal waters of Iceland for the beneficial effects of the...
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Reducing the barriers for deafblind people

AG looks at how technology such as hearing aids can help people with deafblindness lead independent lives. In the UK alone it is believed that...

E-learning – from alternative to norm

Alastair Creelman, Vice-President at EFQUEL sheds light on why e-learning is no longer an alternative form of education. The concept of e-learning is in danger...
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The importance of maritime safety throughout Europe

Markku Mylly, Executive Director at the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) details how they work with the European Commission to maintain safety and implement EU...
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Poseidon Remote Controllable Trawl door

Polar Fishing Gear from Iceland, has completed a big step in their latest development of trawl doors – the Poseidon Remote Controllable Trawl Doors...

Skaginn – Icelandic pioneers in Super Chilling

Driven by the ingenuity and innovational vision of its co-founder and now pioneer CEO, Skaginn's Super Chilling solutions offer a range of benefits. Through...
forest

Forest engineering, the backbone of timber and fiber supply

Forests and some of the services they provide have been prominently on the international agenda, gaining considerable public attention: conservation, biodiversity, carbon storage, recreation...
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Managing the forests of Switzerland

Forests play a pivotal role in the environment, here AG assesses how Switzerland’s forests are maintained. Forests not only act as places of tranquillity and...

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