Tagged: health

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Scratching an itch really does make it worse!

Research shows that while scratching provides temporary relief, it triggers the production of a brain chemical called Serotonin which intensifies the itch sensation and makes the itch even more maddening. That’s why the more you...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Transforming care in England

One of the  challenges identified by the Kings Fund for the NHS in England is developing new and better models of care – they write: The ageing population, changing patterns of disease – with more...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Dementia 2020 Transforming Care, Support & Research

Govconnect is a social enterprise dedicated to assisting the wide range of organisations challenged with delivering the NHS 5 year forward view strategy and all other associated healthcare policy. Dementia 2020 – 12th April 2016 –...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Military Doctors on A&E Wards

A crisis-hit NHS hospital has had Army medics treating patients. Patients were shocked to see the troops on duty at St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London, last month. Last year the hospital’s A&E department was...