Royal Trinity Hospice appoints new Chair

Royal Trinity Hospice appoints new Chair

Royal Trinity Hospice has appointed Adrian Williams as its new Chair. He succeeds Derek Wyatt who is retiring on 30 June after six successful years in the role. Adrian Williams (51) has been a trustee at Trinity since June 2014.  He held senior positions in private equity and investment banking...

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Cases of Mumps and Measles on the rise throughout London

Cases of Mumps and Measles on the rise throughout London

There has been a dramatic rise in reported cases of mumps, particularly in teenagers and young adults across London, public health officials warned. Public Health England (PHE), alongside the NHS, are investigating after nearly 450 cases were reported between January 1 and May 30 this year. This is an increase...

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Breathe Easy Week: Westminster campaigns for cleaner air

Breathe Easy Week: Westminster campaigns for cleaner air

This Breathe Easy Week 12-18 June, the British Lung Foundation’s (BLF) local lung health support group, Breathe Easy Westminster will be campaigning for cleaner air. The week coincides with National Clean Air Day, 15 June. Westminster is one of the most polluted boroughs in London, with some roads, such as Oxford Street and the Strand,...

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Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust names new chief executive

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust names new chief executive

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust has appointed Ian Dalton CBE as its new chief executive. Dalton brings extensive leadership experience gained in very senior roles within the NHS and the wider health sector. He was chief operating officer and deputy chief executive at NHS England and, prior to that, chief...

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Ibuprofen: The rise and fall of a wonder drug

Ibuprofen: The rise and fall of a wonder drug

The patron saint of minor aches was born when a young and energetic 16-year-old Stewart Adams developed a penchant for pharmacology whilst working as an apprentice at Boots pharmacy. Keen to learn more about the trade, Adams completed a degree in pharmacy at Nottingham University followed by a PhD in...

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Cancer Coaching Community starting a reintegration revolution

Cancer Coaching Community starting a reintegration revolution

When her daughter was diagnosed and treated for breast cancer in 2015 at just 19 years old, Jackie Arnold became aware of the support vacuum and isolation faced by suffers attempting to reintegrate into society after their experience. It was then that Arnold was struck by the idea of creating...

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Draycott Nursing and Care founder Angela Hamlin on the art of caring

Draycott Nursing and Care founder Angela Hamlin on the art of caring

Angela Hamlin has dedicated her life to perfecting the art of caring and her high profile client list is testament to her extraordinary skill and empathy. Founder of Draycott Nursing and Care and celebrating her 20th year in the industry, Angela is an example of how care should be given...

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Ageing gracefully with Auriens: London’s elite residence for the older generation

Ageing gracefully with Auriens: London’s elite residence for the older generation

Exclusive interview with Auriens co-founder Karen Mulville, the brains behind Chelsea’s brand new luxury residence for the older generation. Having experienced firsthand the time and dedication required to care for her parents and looking to move them into a more appropriate living space, co-founder of Auriens Karen Mulville became aware...

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Andy Murray backs Morpher Flat Folding Helmet through Seedrs Crowdfunding Campaign

Andy Murray backs Morpher Flat Folding Helmet through Seedrs Crowdfunding Campaign

Morpher, the flat folding bike helmet’s crowdfunding campaign has so far raised nearly £700,000 on Seedrs. The campaign smashed its initial target just two weeks after launch with more than 400 investors pledging money on the Seedrs crowdfunding platform. Sir Andy Murray has invested in Morpher’s campaign as part of...

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Royal College of Nursing members in favour of strike action

Royal College of Nursing members in favour of strike action

Members of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) have voted in favour of industrial action up to and including strike. Over 50,000 members responded to the union’s pay poll, conducted in April. A decisive 91 per cent said they would support industrial action short of a strike and 78 per...

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