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Kellogg's can trace its origins to a philosophy that urged people to improve their health by changing their eating habits. Today, 80% of people don't eat enough fibre and low fibre intakes are commonly associated with symptoms of digestive discomfort. The wheat bran fibre in Kellogg's All-Bran can be an effective solution to the consequences of poor intakes.
LONDON SOUTH BANK UNIVERSITY
The Faculty of Health and Social Care at London South Bank University has a long standing and well deserved reputation for providing high quality education, training and research that makes a difference. With two campuses, one in Southwark, South London and another in Havering, East London, the faculty is proud of its state of the art facilities which include 14 interactive skills laboratories with the most recent simulation technology. The Faculty has partnerships with a number of leading organisations that deliver health and social care services throughout London and the South East of England, including some of London's top institutions.
RCN members have been enjoying special discounts on our products for many years and we love being the RCN's approved supplier for insurance. RCN members can benefit from discounted car and home insurance, whilst getting competitive rates on travel and pet insurance. LV= is the UK's largest friendly society and, a leading mutual with over five million members and customers. Our mission is to help people protect and provide for the things they love.
MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT
Cancer can affect someone’s whole life. Macmillan provides practical, financial and emotional support, and campaigns for better cancer care. As more people are diagnosed, they need support before, during, and increasingly after cancer. Our goal is to complement the outstanding work of health and social care professionals, and be there for everyone who needs us. The Macmillan Support Line is a free, confidential service for people affected by cancer, their families and friends. Our specialist teams can help with anything from questions about treatment, to fears and worries, or financial support. The line is open Monday to Friday, 9am–8pm on 0808 808 00 00. Our free information booklets are developed in collaboration with healthcare professionals and patients, to provide accurate and clear information on a range of subjects. Our information and support centres offer face-to-face support, and our online community connects people when they may feel alone. For more information, visit macmillan.org.uk
NHS England aims to improve the health outcomes for people in England. This means placing the patients and the public at the heart of everything we do and create an NHS that is open, evidence-based and inclusive, to be transparent about the decisions we make, the way we operate and our impact.
NHS Professionals (NHSP) helps client trusts to save money by centralising and standardising their approach to temporary workforce management. Access to best practise methods and technology helps support Trusts with their workforce planning activities. Through its rigorous bank registration services, NHSP maintains a bank of 47,000 skilled and compliant, qualified and unqualified nurses and healthcare professionals. General and specialist nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants who are signed to NHSPs bank have real-time access to additional hours at client Trusts.
PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND
Public Health England's mission is to protect and improve the nation's health and to address inequalities through working with national and local government, the NHS, industry and the voluntary and community sector. PHE is an operationally autonomous executive agency of the Department of Health.
ROYAL COLLEGE OF NURSING
The Royal College of Nursing is the largest professional union of nurses in the world. It represents the UK nursing voice internationally and campaigns on EU and global health issues.
Sanofi is moving beyond conventional thinking in diabetes management. Our advanced treatments and diagnostic tools and support services are just the beginning. Our goal is to develop innovative solutions to help people with diabetes live as people not as patients. Our portfolio of products includes the diabetes matters website which provides access to a wealth of useful support and information about diabetes. It also includes practical guidance for living with diabetes, self-help tips on lifestyle and some specific user guides for both blood glucose meters and injection devices. You can view online, download, print or request copies of materials. http://www.diabetesmatters.co.uk
SOUTH LONDON AND MAUDSLEY NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
The South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust provides the widest range of services in the UK for people with mental health problems or an addiction to drugs or alcohol. The trust provides care and treatment for children, adults and older people living in South London, and specialist services, for people across the country. The Trust aims to offer high quality clinical care and treatment and to improve mental health and well-being for all.
Teva UK Limited is a leader in UK healthcare, supplying a wide range of medicines to the UK health service in a wide range of disease areas. Teva has been around for almost 80 years and supply more packs of medicines to the National Health Service than anyone else. We specialise in both generic and branded medicines. Our specialty products treat multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, cancer, pain, and respiratory disorders like asthma. We at Teva UK Limited have a responsibility not only to the patients receiving our medicines, but also to the wider healthcare network. We actively work with the NHS and the Department of Health to help support them in making a real difference to the health of patients in the UK.
Science has remained firmly at the core of the Yakult company since the unique Lactobacillus casei Shirota strain was isolated back in 1930. In the field of probiotics, Yakult has a long history of safe use and an unparalleled reputation for quality and research. The company is committed to sponsoring independent research in hospitals, universities and institutes throughout the world, including the UK, to further investigate the benefits and use of their products. To date, over 100 peer-reviewed publications describe human studies with Yakult's Lactobacillus casei Shirota strain, in a wide range of health areas including antibiotic-associated diarrhoea, infectious disease, constipation, IBS, sports and cancer. For more information, visit the dedicated healthcare professioanl site www.yakult.co.uk/hcp or contact the UK Science Team on 020 8842 7600 or firstname.lastname@example.org for free healthcare literature and resources.