Share your views on future health challenges to inform NIHR research

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is taking a long term view on the shape of the health challenges that will most likely be seen in 20-30 years' time. The results will be used to...

PHE’s One You campaign is helping middle age people live more healthily by asking ‘How are you?’ and providing free support and tools

Eight out of 10 of the middle aged either weigh too much, drink too much or don’t exercise enough, as new analysis from Public Health England ( PHE ) published on 28 December 2016 shows modern...

The top 10 news stories of 2016 on health and wellbeing policy

2016 is widely seen as being a terrible year, but how was it for health and wellbeing policy? I’ve been doing a weekly update of news items since 2012 but this is the first full year that...

No lying necessary

  When I first became a specialist social worker for people with dementia I took a very purest view to lying to clients. All to often staff who cared for some one with dementia would...

Progress on the Five Year Forward View

I thought the Five Year Forward View (5YFV) had a lot of promise.   It identified the key issues: “we need to take our own health seriously, change the way services are provided, and...

Heritage2health

Heritage2health is a coordinated approach to shared learning and understanding between health, social care, the creative industries, heritage and countryside sector. It seeks to bring these...

Community pharmacies and their role in personalised care, support and wellbeing services

Community pharmacy has a central role to play in delivering high quality, sustainable health and care services and improving population health outcomes. Community pharmacies are the...

Health and Wellbeing Policy News 4th-11th September 2016

Here are a few of the more significant health and wellbeing policy news items from the last week.  A fuller list is available here .   05 September 2016 The junior doctors'...

Health and Wellbeing Policy News 28th August - 4th September

Here are a few of the more significant health and wellbeing policy news items from the last week.  A fuller list is available here .   31 August 2016 Junior doctors are to hold...

Exploring how art and culture contributes to health and wellbeing

The Norfolk Arts Forum gave a seminar inviting professionals from local art and culture schemes, Local Authority Officers, researchers and students to explain how Art and Culture has the potential...