New analysis shows air pollution contributed to over 1,700 hospital admissions for asthma and COPD between 2017 and 2019.

The coronavirus pandemic had a significant impact on older people approaching local authorities for social care support.

The Health Foundation has called for the government to take stronger action to tackle the leading risk factors for ill health.

All remaining domestic covid regulations restricting public freedoms are to end this week as part of the government’s Living with Covid Plan.

Councils have stressed that the government must continue to provide funding for local public health teams to manage coronavirus outbreaks in their areas.

The NHS has announced that two new gambling clinics will open in England this year to meet increasing demand for specialist support for gambling addiction.

The overwhelming majority of unpaid carers believe that ‘successive governments have ignored the needs of unpaid carers for a long time’.

New analysis of national data has found that the proportion of smokers living in poverty is highest in the north and Midlands.

The Children’s Commissioner for England has claimed that children’s access to specialist NHS mental health services remains ‘a postcode lottery’.

The number of children with mental health problems seen by social workers has surged by a quarter since before the coronavirus pandemic.

A new £1 million fund has been established by the Scottish Government to support projects which look after the well-being of staff working in social care.

An investigation has found stark levels of inequality between rural and urban areas when it comes to health and social care services.

More patients across the West Midlands could be given cycling and walking on prescription after a pilot showed improvements in physical and mental health.

People are being encouraged to apply for a range of health and social care roles as part of a new recruitment campaign launched in Leeds.

The government has announced that restrictions in place to help prevent the spread of Omicron in adult social care will now be eased.


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