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British Healthcare and Independent Living Design Awards launched

17th June 2013

The BHTA's British Healthcare Awards and Independent Living Design Awards were launched earlier this month

Groups welcome health minister's commitment towards home care

17th June 2013

Lamb will be meeting with a number of home care providers to discuss how changes can be practically and quickly put into place

Family financial help for UK retirees lags behind Europe

12th June 2013

A new study which has not yet been released into the public domain but has been seen by The Telegraph indicates that affluent families in Britain are much less willing to offer comprehensive financial help to their elderly relatives than their peers in other European countries such as France and Italy.

Major review of emergency care confirmed by health secretary

6th June 2013

The Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, has announced a widespread and fundamental review of the UK's troubled emergency care system

Risk of joint disease can be slashed by statin use

5th June 2013

Research has concluded that the risk of developing arthritis can be reduced simply by the taking of everyday cholesterol-lowering statins

Moderate exercise said to improve symptoms of painful disorder

4th June 2013

A paper has recently been published which suggests that moderate exercise does not make pain worse in people who have fibromyalgia.

New joint lubricant relieves symptoms of osteoarthritis

4th June 2013

A joint lubricant has recently been developed by researchers which is hoped to bring long-lasting pain relief to millions of people.

New trade event launched for retailers and manufacturers of mobility aids

4th June 2013

Trade Days is a brand new trade event which will be held on 5-6th October at the NEC in Birmingham.