A new report from the Nuffield Trust shows the UK is lagging behind other countries on young people's health outcomes, highlighting the need to address failing services and invest more widely in new prevention strategies.
Over the past 40 years, national surveys show that the oral health of children in England continues to improve. Most children, but not all, enjoy a ‘Smile for Life’ but for some of the most vulnerable in our society there remains significant work to be done in tackling tooth decay.
The Department of Health and Social Care has announced the establishment of a new joint organisation for data, digital and technology. What is NHSX? And what will it do?
A generational cultural change in bottom-up clinical leadership is needed if sustainable healthcare is to become a reality, writes John King and Dr David Paynton of Ethos Partnership.
A new report by the Health Foundation highlights that NHS staff numbers are failing to keep pace with demand and that there is ongoing deterioration in workforce numbers in critical areas such as primary and community care, nursing and mental health.
Nearly a third of Britons suffer from claustrophobia at some point in their lives, according to new research. The top three nightmare scenarios are a tiny room with no windows (54 per cent), crowded places (51 per cent) and a ‘tunnel’ MRI scanner (45 per cent).
Valued at £5.5 billion in 2018, the UK market for formal childcare is growing rapidly in value terms at a time when the number of settings and places have decreased. Occupancy now stands at 74 per cent and the past year has seen average fees increase at a rate of around 6 per cent
Nick Bosanquet, Professor of Health Policy at Imperial College, speaks to Accountable Care Journal about implementing the objectives of the NHS Long Term Plan (LTP).
Many Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) staff are victims of bullying and harassment in the workplace. These effects can impact on the organisation’s productivity when staff are excluded, marginalised, stressed, angry, scared or disengaged.
We often ignore the power of people and place, the shared unifying factors that determine our lives, when designing public services, whether they are NHS, Council, police, job centres, colleges, housing or any publicly funded body, writes Donna Hall, Chief Executive of Wigan Council.
For too long mental health has been considered secondary to physical health and seen as the elephant in the room for many people in the UK.