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National No Smoking Day urges people to TellUsYourWay

United Kingdom - March 12 2019 National No Smoking Day is an annual health awareness day in the UK which is intended to help smokers who want to quit. The theme for this year's No...

The practical and human cost of falls among older people

United Kingdom - August 6 2018 Falls and fractures in older people are a costly and often preventable health issue, Public Health England (PHE) has stated. In its recently updated...

Social care squeeze is putting older and vulnerable people at risk

United Kingdom - September 15 2016 Government-funded care for older people is being increasingly rationed in England, leaving growing numbers to fend for themselves, suggests a joint...

Falling numbers of district nurses in England put patients at risk

United Kingdom - September 1 2016 A report from the King’s Fund warns that the district nursing service in England is at "breaking point" due to falling numbers of district nurses...

Claim settled for delayed diagnosis of subdural haemorrhage

United Kingdom - August 11 2016 Penningtons Manches has settled a claim against an NHS trust for a delayed diagnosis of subdural haemorrhage leading to death. The deceased was a 75...