The advances in personalised medicine are exciting in terms of creating the optimal medical pathway according to an individual’s genetic profile, whilst personalised care is about tailoring care according to an individual’s values and preferences. What does this mean for the NHS in 2019/20?
Ben Howlett, Managing Director of Accountable Care Journal and former MP for Bath was welcomed by People Not Patients to speak to Daisy Thomas, Director and Public Affairs lead for H+K Health in London to discuss what the new Government means for health in the UK.
New data reveals the negative links between smoking, drinking and drugs use with young people's wellbeing. While unsurprising, this highlights a worrying connection. What can be done to address high levels of anxiety and lower life satisfaction for young people?
The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has announced a £25 million 'cash injection' for hospices and palliative care services. What impact will this have when most services remain under pressure in the voluntary sector?
Prime Minister Boris Johnson lays out multiple measures intended to improve MMR vaccine uptake rates in the UK
Matt Hancock, Sectary of State for Health and Social Care, has launched an evidence-based review into the NHS Health Check to assess the feasibility of adopting a more personalised, preventative approach, depending on individual characteristics.
NHS leaders reach out to the half-a-million students getting their A-Level results today to consider career with the health service. The call on students to pick a career in the NHS comes as the NHS launches the next stage of the ‘We are the NHS' campaign to encourage people to join the sector.
The next decade is set to be an era of proactive, predictive and personalised prevention. Or so the Government’s green paper on prevention: Advancing our Health: Prevention in the 2020s, suggests. But does it go far enough to address the challenges of today?