Campaign to end loneliness

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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Guest Blog from The Big Lottery Fund

Earlier this year, a colleague and I visited the Campaign to End Loneliness, as part of our scoping for the new campaigns team. We are not easily impressed, or at least don’t like to give that impression, but were really taken with a few aspects of the Campaign’s work. 1)      How so few staff could…
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Chronic loneliness linked to increased visits to American physicians

A new study from the USA has found that loneliness in older age is associated with a higher number of visits to physicians – what we in the UK would call GPs. This research adds to a growing evidence base linking loneliness to poor health and increased use of health and care services. What did…
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