General News

News from the wider world of healing, healthcare and wellbeing

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


18th February 2016

Read about The Diploma in Practical Spirituality and Wellness, recently submitted to Ofqual for approval.  read more


4th February 2016

The Forum of Private Business accused Holland & Barrett of making a "smash and grab raid" on the trade after H&B suppliers were told to cut prices  read more


7th January 2016

Cancer Research UK wants a 9pm watershed ban on TV advertising of junk food and is backing the call for a tax on sugary drinks  read more


17th December 2015

US think-tank the Commonwealth Fund has found that UK GPs are more stressed and dissatisfied than their counterparts in the world's wealthiest nations  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


15th February 2016

A 36-year long study has linked an overactive thyroid with an increased risk of breast cancer in women.  read more


21st January 2016

Researchers have called for GPs to offer cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for all patients that have not responded to antidepressants  read more


4th January 2016

Junior doctors in England are set to take industrial action after talks between the BMA and NHS Employers failed to produce an agreement  read more


10th December 2015

For the first time, NICE has offered guidance on the menopause to ensure women 'get the help they need from their GP to manage their symptoms'.  read more