Health Policy

A Future for Health-Activism

Rupert Whitaker | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Whitaker

In the fray, be aware and protect your biggest assets, which are integrity, transparency, authenticity, courage, cohesion, creativity, an acting on social values, ethical independence, a willingness to learn, and a lack of shame.

The Cost of Grief?

Michael Volpe | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Michael Volpe

As the stream of policy discussions and floated ideas for the NHS continue to emerge, I and my family have had unfortunate cause to realise just how much of what the health service does is impossible to "value".

The Government Says Don't Bother, But It's Vital You Supplement Vitamin D Today

Aidan Goggins | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

In the UK vitamin D deficiency is believed to cost the UK taxpayer a staggering £29 billion annually - over a quarter of the NHS budget. Compare this to smoking which costs £6 billion annually.

The Smoking Dictatorship

Rita Pal | Posted 22.01.2012 | UK
Rita Pal

If you are a smoker shopping in a UK supermarket, you may be able spot a loaf of Allinson's bread. His essays outlined the best way to achieve good health - to eat less, exercise more, cut down drink and tobacco.

VIDEO: Smoking Ban Questioned By MP Who Voted For It

YouTube/BBC Two | Posted 02.09.2011 | UK Politics

A Liberal Democrat MP who voted for the smoking ban in England is now questioning whether the policy is having unintended consequences. John Hemmi...