General News

News from the wider world of healing, healthcare and wellbeing

23rd May 2013

The GP contract is set to be rewritten as part of reforms to out-of-hours care, health secretary Jeremy Hunt has revealed. See more...  read more


12th March 2013

A skin cancer expert nurse is showing trainee hairdressers how to look out for signs of cancer among their clients  read more


10th January 2013

In a new guide the RCGP recommends that GPs should not block PHBs even if treatment has no clinical evidence to support it.  read more


30th November 2012

After an in-depth pilot study, the Care and Support Minister, Norman Lamb, has announced today that Personal Health Budgets should  read more


24th August 2012

What Doctors Don't Tell You (WDDTY) is launching as a monthly consumer magazine following its enormous success as a subscription journal and website.  read more


13th March 2013

For the first time in over 60 years, the WHO Regional Office for Europe aims to provide clarity in defining wellbeing and outlines ways to measure it  read more


11th January 2013

The CPRE are campaigning for the top 7 British supermarkets to give more support to British farmers, local food producers and the countryside  read more


11th December 2012

The first wave of 34 CCGs has been authorised by the NHS Commissioning Board to control their local area health budgets  read more


24th September 2012

September's issue of Military Medicine suggests HT+GI provides significant clinical reductions in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)  read more


4th May 2012

A round-up of CAM news in the week ending 30/4/12  read more