Tag: Health

Welfare Priorities by John Ashcroft

Welfare Priorities by John Ashcroft

This is a talk by John Ashcroft from the Singapore consultation: Towards Jubilee 2015   Listen to this episode  

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Jubilee Centre: The Movie

Jubilee Centre: The Movie

The Jubilee Centre has always sought to demonstrate the relevance of the West’s biblical heritage to the challenges facing modern society. To mark our silver jubilee and as we look ahead to how we might best help shape society in the coming twenty-five years, the Jubilee Centre has released a two-minute video introducing its work […]

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Obesity: causes and cures

Obesity: causes and cures

Michael Schluter, March 2004 Obesity in Britain is a rapidly growing problem. Since 1980 the number of obese people has trebled. It matters not just because it is generally associated with low self-esteem, but also because it increases the risk illnesses like diabetes and heart disease. Obesity is estimated to cost the NHS £500m a […]

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Health and society

Health and society

Nick Spencer, June 2003 The bloody face of an unknown 94 year-old woman dominated the news in late January 2002. Having  fallen in her Stoke Newington flat and gashed open her head, Rose Addis was taken to the Whittington Hospital in north London where she sat unwashed in casualty for three days. Mrs Addis’s ordeal […]

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A healthy society?

A healthy society?

Nick Spencer, November 2002 Nigel Lawson once wrote that the NHS was the closest thing the English had to a religion. Having spent five years convincing voters that New Labour was an economically prudent outfit, it was for the purpose of funding the health service that Gordon Brown decided openly to raise taxes and risk […]

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Biblical perspectives on health and healthcare relationships by Jubilee Centre

Biblical perspectives on health and healthcare relationships by Jubilee Centre

  This report is written primarily for Christians working in the health service and its intention is to provide them with biblical insight concerning the current difficulties that they are experiencing as health care professionals. It also seeks to convey to the Church the importance, biblically, of the problems surrounding health and health care today. […]

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