The Free Bus Pass May Keep the Over 60s in Good Health

The Free Bus Pass May Keep the Over 60s in Good Health

With the government considering scrapping the blanket cover of free bus travel for all pensioners – instead looking to move to a means tested scheme – they might like to consider a recent study based on data from a UK National Travel Survey. Researchers at the School...
Health Tourism Placing Growing Burdens on NHS

Health Tourism Placing Growing Burdens on NHS

While the NHS provides care that is “free at the point of delivery,” a growing number of health tourists are placing a strain on the system; foreign nationals need to have been a resident here for at least a year in order to access free medical care, but checks on...

THE MENTAL AND PHYSICAL HEALTH IMPACT OF BULLYING

Bullying is unfortunately a frequent occurrence. A survey of teenagers by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 20% had been the victim of bullying during the previous year, while figures collected by the Workplace Bullying Institute showed almost...