Visiting Professor of Psychiatry for Older Adults Professor John Wattis comments on the warning by the NHS England’s Chief Nursing Officer, Professor Jane Cummings, that a combination of the cold weather and ‘loneliness’ could be lethal for the elderly in the coming months.
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Dr Kiara Lewis, the University’s Head of Health and Wellbeing, comments on a new study that shows an increase between the ages of seven and 11 in the proportion of children in the UK who are overweight or obese.
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Professor of Health Policy Peter Bradshaw talks about the University’s new Postgraduate Certificate in End Of Life care and why this new development is being welcomed by professionals.
Professor of Health Policy Peter Bradshaw comments on the BBC News article which reports the inexorable rise of NHS waiting times, so much so the Royal College of Surgeons say that the numbers of patients awaiting surgery for over six months in England has tripled in four years.
Professor of Health Policy Peter Bradshaw on the BBC News article which reports new proposals are planned for social care by the Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Dems. Professor Bradshaw gives his view.