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Healthcare professionals should be lobbying against climate change: the population’s health depends on it

Healthcare professionals should be lobbying against climate change: the population’s health depends on it

Dr James Szymankiewicz is a GP working in North Devon.  He is currently Vice Chair of the GP Collaborative Board representing the 22 North Devon practices. He’s also the current Chair of Devon Local Nature Partnership which focuses on enhancing Devon’s natural environment. Here,…

Commissioning cost-saving complementary medicine is the future for integrated health

Commissioning cost-saving complementary medicine is the future for integrated health

Retired barrister Richard Eaton blogs on why both complementary and conventional medical practitioners – and their patients – should be lobbying the Government on the increased use of complementary medicine in mainstream care… In October 2005, further to its commission…

Self-care is critical to the Five Year Forward Plan… but social prescription alone will never be enough

Self-care is critical to the Five Year Forward Plan… but social prescription alone will never be enough

Teaching patients self-care is the future for UK health, says Dr Michael Dixon,  National Clinical Lead for Social Prescription for NHS England, but only if the whole community – from Government to grassroots get involved… The great medical iconoclast, Ivan…