1.5 million have an unmet need for social care

Approximately 1.5 million older people in England have an unmet need for social care, according to estimates from Age UK.

Cycling health referral scheme reaches 1,000 people

More than 1,000 people have now taken part in a referral scheme aimed at boosting their mental health through cycling.

SNP campaign centred around 'NHS Protection Bill'

The SNP is launching its election campaign with a headline promise to bring forward legislation to protect the NHS from privatisation.

Leeds first authority to promote healthy ageing vision

Leeds City Council is the first local authority to commit to a shared vision for healthy ageing.

Poorest areas hit hardest by public health cuts

The IPPR has called for more investment in public health services to tackle health inequality and deliver NHS savings after finding cuts fall on poorest.

MPs demand action against irresponsible fireworks use

The Petitions Committee has called on the government to take action on irresponsible fireworks use and improve industry regulation.

Mobile phone loophole closed to improve road safety

The government will close a legal loophole which has allowed drivers to escape prosecution for hand-held mobile phone use while driving.

Hackitt given role with Building Safety Regulator

Dame Judith Hackitt will provide independent advice to the government on how best to establish the powerful new Building Safety Regulator.

Suicide bereavement support to be more widely available

Personalised bereavement support will be available on the NHS in England to care for people after a relative or friend’s suicide.

‘Stark inequalities' in activity uptake must be addressed

Doctors are calling on the government to urgently take action to improve low levels of physical activity across the UK.

New national academy for social prescribing established

Matt Hancock is setting out his ambition for every patient to have ready access to social prescribing schemes on the NHS.

Plans to strengthen primary care in Wales too slow

Change needs to happen at greater pace in the Welsh Government’s attempts to strengthen primary care in the country.

Ambitious new plan to halt obesity rise in Wales

Welsh Health Minister Vaughan Gething has outlined plans to make Wales’ one of the first countries to see obesity rates decline.

Policy overhaul needed to secure a healthy society

The government should overhaul policies across housing, transport and education to secure the future health of today’s young people.

Funding for more youth workers in London hospitals

Sadiq Khan has announced new investment to increase the number of youth workers in hospitals and help steer young people away from violence.


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