Diabetes best fought with fruit not juice, says study

Posted: 30 Aug 2013

Eating more apples but drinking less orange juice could help give some protection from type 2 diabetes, according to scientists who say fruit rich in fibre, antioxidants and… Read more »

3VA & Volunteer Centre East Sussex Training

Posted: 26 Aug 2013

Course Outline The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1982 requires employers to provide suitable first-aid equipment, facilities and personnel to make sure that assistance… Read more »

New report shares a life course approach to positive ageing

Posted: 19 Aug 2013

The Beth Johnson Foundation (BJF) has launched a major report – “A life course approach to promoting positive ageing” – which significantly contributes to current… Read more »

Involving older age: the route to twenty-first century well-being

Posted: 19 Aug 2013

Age Action Alliance member the Royal Voluntary Service recently launched “Shaping our age”, a three year research and development project, funded by the Big Lottery… Read more »

“Residential care must be urgently rehabilitated,” warns ex-Care Minister

Posted: 19 Aug 2013

Former Care Minister Paul Burstow has warned that more must be done to improve residential care’s reputation and help it meet the challenges of an… Read more »

Could more than three million older people in England be at risk of alcohol-related harm?

Posted: 19 Aug 2013

New research published in Age and Ageing, the scientific journal of the British Geriatrics Society, shows that the number of older drinkers classified as hazardous… Read more »

Could old-fashioned puds and milky drinks be the answer to malnutrition?

Posted: 19 Aug 2013

More than three million people are at risk of malnutrition in this country – by far the highest numbers are elderly. So it’s a good… Read more »

Less than one third of us will reach 65 “healthy”

Posted: 19 Aug 2013

Research by the International Longevity Centre-UK, (ILC-UK) has revealed that just short of a third of the UK population will reach retirement “healthy”. Because gains… Read more »

Local Briefings

Posted: 19 Aug 2013

These reports have been produced by the East Sussex Public Health Intelligence Team and other partners for specific programmes and projects.  However they will be useful to a… Read more »

Comprehensive Needs Assessments

Posted: 19 Aug 2013

Comprehensive needs assessments look in depth at the needs of specific groups of people (such as children) or types of service (such as sexual health… Read more »