French existentialist philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre (1905–1980) said “Man is the sum of his actions, of what he has done, of what he can do. Nothing else.” This intriguing line has […]

Why digital social care? A 2016 government report projects that nearly one in seven people in the UK will be over 75 years old by 2040, nearly 10 million compared […]

Are health restrictions helpful? Don’t eat sugary food. Don’t eat fatty food. Don’t be lazy. Don’t drink alcohol. Don’t use the car. The list of restrictions for leading a healthy […]

“Today, the UK is a wealthy society. Yet a baby girl born in Richmond upon Thames is expected to live 17.8 more years in good health than a baby girl […]

“She lived a long and disease-free life, completely lacking in vitality and satisfaction” – few would aspire to this epitaph. Yet when we think about health our definition often extends […]