General News

News from the wider world of healing, healthcare and wellbeing

26th July 2016

NHS England has announced “a major transformation programme” for mental health care through improved services and funding.  read more


9th July 2016

The Organic Consumers Association is to sue Post Foods for claiming that Shredded Wheat, is 'natural' despite the fact that it contains glyphosate  read more


21st May 2016

The King's Fund has called for greater integration of gardening as a treatment in the health and social care system in a report commissioned by NGS  read more


20th April 2016

The British Medical Association has called an urgent meeting to discuss the healthcare crisis, falling morale and concerns over future risks to care..  read more


25th February 2016

A cafe-style service in North East Hampshire and Farnham's vanguard has helped reduce mental health hospital admissions by a third in seven months.  read more


20th July 2016

An antenatal education programme showing dramatic results has been published in the British Medical Journal Open  read more


4th July 2016

Very interesting news that a study of 582 paediatric GPs shows that 99% had prescribed or recommended a CAM for a child in the last year  read more


27th April 2016

A Manchester GP practice is prescribing yoga for patients - and even plans to create its own on-site studio to host classes  read more


13th April 2016

The Miriam Hospital has received a grant that will enable a 4-yr study on the benefits of stress management interventions for chronic pain and illness  read more


23rd February 2016

Royal medical colleges have called for urgent action to tackle air pollution, which they say is responsible for tens of thousands of deaths per year  read more