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London boroughs link up to tackle the city’s health inequalities

1st August
London boroughs link up to tackle the city’s health inequalities

    The context within the Tri-Borough area With some of the highest average house prices in the UK, the Tri-Borough area in Central London (which includes Kensington & Chelsea, Hammersmith & Fulham and Westminster) is firmly associated with affluence in the minds ...

Labels: Community outreach , Hammersmith & Fulham , health inequalities , Kensington & Chelsea , Living Well , London Health Trainers , NHS Health Check , Public health , Tri-Borough , Turning Point , Westminster

Men's health and premature mortality: physical and mental dimensions

19th June
Men's health and premature mortality: physical and mental dimensions

    Whilst it’s widely acknowledged that women tend to live longer than their male counterparts (latest UK life expectancy data puts the female average at 82.9 years and the male average at 79.3 years), what is less well known are the ...

Labels: All man , Cardiovascular disease , Grayson Perry , health inequalities , Men's health , Men's health week , North East , Suicide

Workplace health: why invest and what are the leading examples?

18th May
Workplace health: why invest and what are the leading examples?

  What’s does sickness absence cost the UK? According to an independent review carried out for the Government, the figure is staggeringly high. With all things considered – including lost productivity, time spent on sickness absence management and healthcare – sickness absence ...

Labels: Dame Carol Black , Health , Health check , Local Government Association , Michael Marmot , Newcastle City Council , NHS England , NHS Health Check , Workplace

Accredited NHS Health Check training: Health Diagnostics’ one-day course achieves CPD certification

21st March
Accredited NHS Health Check training: Health Diagnostics’ one-day course achieves CPD certification

  Health Diagnostics are pleased to announce that our training course for delivering cardiovascular health checks has been CPD certified following a rigorous accreditation process. Anyone completing the one-day course is now eligible to register 6.5 CPD hours for having done ...

Labels: Accredited NHS Health Check training , Cholesterol testing , CPD , Health Diagnostics , Health Options software , NHS Health Check Competence Framework , Nursing and Midwifery Council

Health Diagnostics' reflections on the NHS Health Check Conference, 2016

10th March
Health Diagnostics' reflections on the NHS Health Check Conference, 2016

  On the 1st March 2016, Public Health England (PHE) hosted the third NHS Health Check National Conference at London’s Oval. With individuals attending from across local government, academia, business, and charity sectors, the turn-out was excellent and the conversations diverse. ...

Labels: #NHSHealthCheck2016 , Bruce Keogh , Cardiovascular disease , Duncan Selbie , Health Diagnostics , Imperial College , John Robson , NHS Health Check , One You , Prevention , Public Health England , QMUL

The end-to-end solution for NHS Health Checks in 10 easy steps

22nd February
The end-to-end solution for NHS Health Checks in 10 easy steps

If you’re involved with the NHS Health Checks, you may be familiar with talk of digital ‘end-to-end’ solutions for the programme. However, having a clear idea of what a digital solution actually looks like can be another matter altogether! To ...

Labels: #NHSHealthCheck2016 , End to end , Getting serious about prevention , Health Options , IT solution , London Oval , National Evaluation , NHS Health Check , Queen Mary University

E-cigarettes: the state of the current debate

11th January
E-cigarettes: the state of the current debate

Image: IB Times/Getty Electronic cigarettes – should you tolerate them? Would you promote them? Could you even prescribe them? With a host of contradictory opinions towards the devices, there is a certain air of confusion amongst health professionals as to how ...

Labels: Dame Sally Davies , E-cigarettes , e-Voke , NHS , Public health , Public Health England , The Lancet , Tobacco control

Delivering community NHS Health Checks through leisure services

17th December
Delivering community NHS Health Checks through leisure services

    For a number of councils up and down the country, leisure services play a central role in providing public health programmes and promoting wellbeing. Nowhere is this more evident than in East Riding of Yorkshire. With a large and predominantly ...

Labels: Chamber of Commerce Membership , Community outreach , East Riding of Yorkshire , Leisure services , NHS Health Check , Prevention , Public health

Newcastle drive public health outcomes by widening provision of services

6th November
Newcastle drive public health outcomes by widening provision of services

"Central to improving people’s health and well-being is empowerment of individuals and communities”. This is the basic argument of Sir Michael Marmot’s new book The Health Gap and one that is eminently understood by those pioneering public health services in ...

Labels: Alere , Health Diagnostics , HealthWORKS , Lynda Seery , Michael Marmot , Newcastle City Council , Newcastle United Foundation , NHS Health Checks , Public health , The Health Gap , TUC

Health Options® V.9: Driving NHS Health Checks with Call and Recall

13th October
Health Options® V.9: Driving NHS Health Checks with Call and Recall

This month we’re delighted to announce the release of Health Options® Version 9, the very latest in IT solutions for delivering and administering NHS Health Checks. Health Options® V.9 represents the culmination of over ten year’s experience in the public health ...

Labels: Call and Recall , GP , Health Options , IT Solutions , NHS Health Checks , Public health

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