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CQC Launch Care for Older People Campaign

Research has shown that older people are less likely to complain about services and less aware of the different ways they can share their views.

6th March 2017 marked the launch of CQC's  'Worked up? Speak up' campaign about care for older people.


Posted by: Sharon Tither on March 16th, 2017 @ 10:55 AM

March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Every year, about 7,000 women in the UK are diagnosed with a type of ovarian cancer, most of which start in the cells which cover the ovaries.

Symptoms of ovarian cancer can be very similar to symptoms of other common conditions, so it is important to visit your GP for a check if you begin to experience them regularly. You can find information on the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer, as well as other advice on treatment and support, on  - We Are Macmillian Cancer Support - Ovarian Cancer

Posted by: Sharon Tither on March 2nd, 2017 @ 2:47 PM

Low-carb diets should be reinstated as pillars of diabetes control, suggests new study

A new literature review suggests that current dietary guidelines on how to handle diabetes are not optimal and should be revised.

In a recent editorial, published in the online journal Diet, Nutrition and Mental Health and Wellbeing, two members of the not for profit organisation Nutrition Society have assessed the strength of evidence in favour of low-carb diets for diabetes management.

Posted by: Sharon Tither on February 17th, 2017 @ 08:46 AM

Tackling Obesity in Early Years

In August 2016, the Government in England published Childhood Obesity: A Plan for Action. What does the plan cover and what can early years providers do to ensure that they provide a healthy diet for their children?

Posted by: Sharon Tither on February 15th, 2017 @ 2:57 PM

New social care funding plans announced

The government has announced a package of reforms it says will generate nearly £900m extra for adult social care services over the next two years.

Posted by: Sharon Tither on January 4th, 2017 @ 8:38 PM

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