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Official guidance recommends quarantining for those who have had unprotected direct contact with the virus. More than 100 cases of the virus have now been confirmed in 16 countries outside Africa. Obesity is spreading rapidly and experts warn of a health emergency unless it’s tackled urgently.

It provides news and information about the latest developments across the hospital, plus health advice from our hospital experts and offers readers the opportunity to find out how they can have a say in the future of the hospitals. Sleep is essential for our health and wellbeing, yet millions of us struggle to get enough of it and suffer as a result. Nuffield Health, the UK’s largest healthcare charity, found that 55% of people aren’t getting enough sleep. If you’re not sleeping enough, the effects could be more significant than simply having bags under your eyes, with studies suggesting those who are sleep deprived report more negative feelings . Our spokespeople are available to comment in the media on a broad range of health and social care…

Women’s health minister, Maria Caulfield, and chief midwifery officer, Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent, co-chaired the second meeting of the maternity taskforce. Our sessions are open to anyone over 17 experiencing mental health problems. We are therefore excited to inform you that we are testing a new service that will allow patients with diabetes to test their kidney function from home.

AXA PPP healthcare has appointed of Eugene Farrell to the post of Chair of the UK Employee Assistance Professionals Association. UK small businesses struggling to respond to health and wellbeing needs of employees amid high stress and anxiety. Chesterfield is set to become a mental health friendly space thanks to our funding. Roz Mabey needed medical help to conquer severe hip pain that left her in tears.

The hospital was visited by a CQC team of inspectors and regulation specialists with healthcare expertise who scrutinised all areas of the hospital’s practice, defining it as an ‘Outstanding’ hospital. The Hospital joins Nuffield Health’s Cambridge, Leeds and Tees hospitals in being awarded ‘Outstanding’ CQC ratings. Careology and Nuffield Health have partnered in a pilot to provide patients undergoing cancer treatment with support through digital cancer care technology. Nuffield Health, the UK’s largest healthcare charity, is opening the doors to the City of London’s first independent hospital, located within the grounds of Barts Health NHS Trust’s St Bartholomew’s Hospital site, a leading specialist heart and cancer centre in Europe. Update to reporting of COVID-19 statistics 03 May 2022 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Following changes to testing policy in Scotland from 01 May 2022, Public Health Scotland has reviewed and updated its approach to publishing information on COVID-19.

A magnetic marker liquid injected into people with invasive breast cancer will help surgeons discover if the cancer has spread, after the technology was recommended in draft NICE guidance. AXA PPP healthcare has refreshed and extended its YourHQ online marketing communications portal to help intermediaries support their clients’ health and wellbeing. AXA Health has today published a paper which shares expert insights for businesses to shape and improve their wellbeing and mind health plans for 2022 – to empower more people to be the best version of themselves. An extra £50,000 is being allocated to groups in Derbyshire who are supporting local communities during the coronavirus pandemic. Nuffield Health Chichester Hospital, part of the wider Nuffield Health Charity, has achieved the highest possible rating of excellence by the Care Quality Commission following an inspection in October 2021.