Time To Switch From NHS Healthcare?

Time To Switch From NHS Healthcare?

Whilst the celebrations of the NHS’s 70th birthday hit the headlines recently, it’s important to question how the NHS continues to serve a country where the population is at a high of 65.6 million [1]. Although the NHS is a much loved and respected service of...
Homeopathic Treatment Loses Public Funding in the UK

Homeopathic Treatment Loses Public Funding in the UK

Homeopathic Treatment Loses Public Funding in the UK Despite homeopathic treatment being used extensively in the UK for a range of ailments, a decision to halt NHS funding for homeopathic treatments has been advocated by a High Court judge. The governing body of the...
Arthritis Factsheet

Arthritis Factsheet

Arthritis is a very common medical condition that causes inflammation and pain in the joints. It’s believed that in the UK alone there are around ten million people who suffer with the condition. Many think it is something that only affects older people, and whilst...
Antibiotic Resistance Continues to Grow

Antibiotic Resistance Continues to Grow

There’s good reason why patients often leave empty handed when they see their GP hoping for a prescription for antibiotics; used irresponsibly antibiotics are contributing to the growth of resistant infections, which are showing no signs of abating. It has never been...
Improvements in UK Health Falling Behind Others in Europe

Improvements in UK Health Falling Behind Others in Europe

A new study suggests that with respect to health outcomes, the UK has not kept pace with some other countries. Information was collected in 1990 and again in 2010 to compare life expectancy, the leading cause of death and risk factors for disease and disability in the...