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Realistic workloads and ongoing emotional support are essential if social workers are to manage stress and perform their job effectively, according to new research by the University of East Anglia. The study by the Centre for Research on Children and Families (CRCF) examined the relationship between emotional intelligence - the…
University Campus Suffolk (UCS) and The Somerville Foundation, an international charity supporting patients with heart conditions, have partnered to establish Suffolk’s first heart research centre. The centre will focus on finding more effective ways to treat and support individuals with congenital heart conditions and will utilise UCS’s expertise in cardiovascular…
A new research project aims to develop software that can predict when people are likely to die. Scientists plan to use data routinely collected by healthcare providers, including information on diseases, treatments and lifestyle habits. Knowing in advance when to expect the grim reaper could have financial and medical benefits,…
In the past week the Care Quality Commission has published a further 67 reports on the quality of care provided by adult social care services across the Central region. Following recent inspections, 40 of these care homes and homecare agencies have been rated as Good, 24 have been rated Requires…
Efforts to tackle sexual exploitation and support adults involved in sex work would be more effective if those involved are listened to and allowed to contribute to developing policy and services, according to an expert at the University of East Anglia. Research by Dr Jane Dodsworth suggests that those who…
Autistic traits may be socially disabling but are also linked to original thought and creativity, research has shown. Scientists found that when asked to provide solutions to a problem, people with autism delivered fewer of them - but were more likely to think "outside the box". The findings highlight an…
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