"Health is wellness, not absence of illness," says Gemma Self of healthcare consultancy Reimagine Health. Self is striving to get the NHS to take a more holistic view of patient care, with intervention before people become ill.
This week a new AU$30m impact investment fund has been announced to provide more capital for health and community services in Australia and the CEO of Social Enterprise UK speaks out about Freedom of Information laws.
Can the data collection methods of a fisherman be used by a healthcare professional? 'Yes' argues a group of leading foundations and NGOs, which have clubbed together to launch a new social purpose peer-to-peer platform.
Although services across the country have suffered from funding cuts, a scheme in Hertfordshire is bucking the trend. Now they're getting a helping hand in combatting loneliness and enabling people to live independent lives.