Ofcom, the communications regulator, is making changes to the way consumers are charged for calling services beginning 08. Research carried out by Ofcom has shown that people are confused about how much it costs... read more »
More pupils in England aged between 11 and 15 have tried electronic cigarettes than have tried smoking, according to official figures.
The Health and Social Care Information Centre data showed the lowest levels of... read more »
On Wednesday, 1st July members of the health community will meet at The Professional Standards Authority Round Table event to discuss potential of Accredited Registers to improve the UK’s health & wellbeing.
We will update you... read more »
A ban to stop people from smoking in cars when children are present has been passed by the Welsh assembly.
Offenders face a £50 fixed penalty from October in the latest measure to crack down on... read more »
One of the UK's leading experts in child health is calling for stronger warnings on alcohol to alert women to the dangers of drinking while pregnant.
Sir Al Aynsley-Green said exposure to alcohol before birth... read more »
Great News ! The National Hypnotherapy Society has successfully achieved re-accreditation of its register. The Accredited Register programme was set up to provide assurance on the standards of registers, and is the best way to... read more »
63,000 health practitioners stand ready to help transform nation’s health, says Professional Standards Authority
The UK now has a real opportunity to get more out of its health and care workforce, the Professional... read more »
NHS England, medical and psychological professionals speak out against gay conversion therapy
Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people seeking therapy will be better protected from harmful ‘gay cures’ following commitments made yesterday by NHS England,... read more »
Today is the 16th National Stress Awareness Day
One of the main aims of the day, along with raising awareness, is to ask you to stop and think about what is causing stress... read more »
An interesting discussion on Channel 5's 'The Wright Stuff' around the decision for the Professional Standards Authority's (PSA) to accredit the voluntary register of the Society of Homeopaths recently. They also discuss the AVR scheme... read more »