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UK sleepwalking to mental health crisis as pandemic takes its toll –

UK sleepwalking to mental health crisis as pandemic takes its toll. Coronavirus uncertainty and isolation will have a greater effect on the vulnerable during winter, say charities Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Winter is expected to deepen mental health issues. Photograph: Kathy deWitt/Alamy Britain is sleepwalking into a mental health crisis as[…]

Dr Google ‘diagnoses’ 100m health concerns as GP wait times rise

Dr Google ‘diagnoses’ 100m health concerns as GP wait times rise

Dr Google ‘diagnoses’ 100m health concerns as GP wait times rise. Packed GP surgeries and rising wait times is driving more people to Google to self-diagnose health concerns, new research has suggested. Data compiled by private UK healthcare provider, Benenden Health, revealed that more than 100 million health-related Google searches were placed in the UK[…]