RAND Europe research leader Susan Guthrie spoke on a panel of experts at the inaugural event at the 2019 Cambridge Festival of Ideas. The topic under discussion was How Does Work Play a Role in Mental Health?, a timely subject following World Mental Health Day on October 10.
NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller recently gave a keynote speech at an event in Berlin co-hosted by RAND Europe and the German Marshall Fund, titled “Security Through Deterrence: A Need for New Vision”.
The 'telephone first' approach in general practice does not work for all patients and can lead to challenges for primary care staff. The system clearly suited some patients, avoiding the need to visit the surgery, but was difficult for others.
Frequent visits to the bathroom at night could cost the UK economy £4.5 billion a year. Waking up more than twice a night due to nocturia, a health condition that affects the lower urinary tract, can have a detrimental effect on a person's wellbeing and productivity at work, which in turn has an impact on a country's GDP.