Over the Easter break we are bringing you a selection of articles from our Innovation and Efficiency channel. Among them Aseem Malhotra argues that to break the cycle of obesity and diabetes a sugar tax must be introduced, while Edward Peck reflects on the radical transformation that mental health services have gone through over the past 30 years
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With obesity and diabetes rates soaring, the world is faced with a problem exacerbated by the normalising of junk food. The dangers of added sugar must be realised to cause change, Aseem Malhotra tells Shreshtha Trivedi.
The King’s Fund set out to establish exactly what lessons might be learned from the radical transformation of mental health services over the past 30 years. By Edward Peck.
With election turnouts varying wildly across the NHS organisations, Luke Ashby looks at how digital technology and social media can identify, inform and inspire people to vote.
Innovations to achieve the goal of improving wellbeing can have a hugely positive impact on the future of dementia care, write Shibley Rahman and Anna Gaughan.
An updated toolkit offers a comprehensive step by step guide to working in partnership with patients to develop changes that genuinely improve their experience of healthcare.