Monthly Archives: May 2016

Writing is Good for Your Brain

There have been countless studies into the benefits of writing everyday, whether you are penning your next masterpiece or keeping a private journal.  Here are just some of the amazing benefits to your brain of keeping up the writing habit. … Continue reading

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Failure to Provide Health Checks is Putting People With Mental Illness at Risk of Dramatically Shortened Lives

Rethink have published the results of their survey into the prescribing and management of anti-psychotic medication.  They concluded that too often people with mental illness are being prescribed medication without understanding the risks and side effects, and without ongoing vital … Continue reading

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UK Publishing Industry Grows to £4.4bn

New figures released by The Publishers Association shows that the UK publishing industry is in good health with total book and journal publishing sales up year on year. The figures also reveal that the UK’s love affair with the printed … Continue reading

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CQC Review into End of Life Care Published

Following the publication of the More Care, Less Pathway Review, the CQC commissioned a report to assess how dying patients are treated in all healthcare settings. Focusing on end of life care for people who may be less likely to … Continue reading

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Winner of The Little Rebels Childrens Book Award Announced

The Little Rebels Childrens Book Award was set up by the Alliance of Radical Booksellers four years ago to recognise the rich tradition of radical publishing for children age 0-12 in the UK. ‘Radical’ is defined widely to include books … Continue reading

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CQC Registration Process Moving to Online Only

At present service providers registering with the CQC can complete their application online or by downloading a Word document to complete and send in.  From the 1st June 2016 the Word document will no longer be available to download, and … Continue reading

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