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According to a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO), around 92 per cent people across the world breath polluted air, living in surroundings where air pollution exceeds WHO limits.

Research conducted by the University of Southhampton has found that diluted Manuka honey and water could prove useful in protecting against urinary tract infections (UTIs).

Cumbria County Council has launched Shared Lives Cumbria, a scheme which encourages host carers to provide care to adults in need of support.

Clive Betts, the chair of the community and local government select committee, has called for stricter regulations to compel restaurants to display food hygiene scores.

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a statement warning university students of the dangers of taking prescription ’smart’ medicines to get higher marks.

Analysis conducted by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health's (RCPCH) has found the Welsh NHS is seeing a number of ‘shortfalls’ in the care being given to sick and premature newborn babies.

 Health Business Features

Following the British Medical Association’s (BMA) sudden decision to call off the tumultuous five-day junior doctor strikes, Health Business' Rachel Brooks provides an update on the dispute.

Leadership is an everyday event

Jenny Clarke, midwife at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, shares her experience of the NHS Frontline Nursing and Midwifery programme

With uncertainty over the junior doctor contracts still disrupting the NHS workforce, Health Business’ Rachel Brooks maps out the journey of the disputes.

Brexit: what lies on the horizon for the NHS?

With Brexit implications still unclear, Elisabetta Zanon discusses the potential financial, recruitment and research implications on the NHS

An overwhelming problem unresolved

Michael Lyons provides an analysis of the government’s long delayed and highly contested Childhood Obesity Strategy.

The industry platform for NHS estate management

Taking place on the 4-5 October, Healthcare Estates will ‘transform the estate through collaboration’. Health Business previews the show

 Health Sector Events

26/09/2016 to 28/09/2016

This year’s ‘must attend’ infection prevention control event is Infection Prevention 2016 which will be held at the Harrogate International Centre from the 26th – 28th September 2016.

28/09/2016

On the 28 September, the largest healthcare show in the UK comes to life at Olympia London, combining a first class conference, exhibition and networking forum – all under one roof.

04/10/2016 to 05/10/2016

The theme for the annual IHEEM conference which takes place on the 4th & 5th October at Healthcare Estates in Manchester is ‘Transforming the Estate through collaboration’

01/11/2016 to 02/11/2016

For anyone involved in the use of information in healthcare, EHI Live is a golden opportunity to update knowledge, get answers to questions, meet the experts and think about the future.

16/11/2016 to 17/11/2016

Diabetes Professional Care is the UK’s only free to attend diabetes conference and exhibition for HCPs, CCGs, CSUs and research professionals.

22/11/2016 to 23/11/2016

Patient First is the nations favourite patient safety event for those operating within the NHS and independent healthcare sectors, aimed at giving the practical and advanced advice needed to create action for change.

Event Diary

This year’s ‘must attend’ infection prevention control event is Infection Prevention 2016 which will be held at the Harrogate International Centre from the 26th – 28th September 2016.