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  • This book has been written for anyone coming to live and / or work in the United Kingdom, and who wants to:  test and develop their knowledge of the key words and expressions that they might need or encounter on a day-to-day basis.  learn about different aspects of the United Kingdom, including its history, politics, laws, rules, institutions and way of life. The book contains exercises that present the vocabulary and information in a lively and interesting way. Crosswords, quizzes, gap-fills and other tasks mean that you will test and develop your knowledge in an active way....

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  • Check Your Vocabulary workbooks are aimed at learners of English who want to build vocabulary in a specific area. Check Your Vocabulary for Life in Britain is a new title in the range which focuses on the everyday English vocabulary required for would-be British citizens and people for whom English is a second language who want to live, study and work in Britain. Like all titles in the Check Your Vocabulary range, Check Your Vocabulary for Life in Britain will comprise quizzes, word games and puzzles that help teach and build vocabulary in a stimulating way....

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  • This project was funded by WWF-UK as part of its One Planet Food Programme (2009-2012). The programme aims to reduce the global environmental and social impacts of UK food consumption and help safeguard the natural world, tackle climate change and the way we live. It is intended to stimulate debate about how changes in the UK diet may go some way towards achieving the programme goals outlined in Box 1. Given the short timeframe and scope of the present project, the work focused on the first of the One Planet Food Programme goals, which is to reduce GHGEs from...

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  • With increasing global temperatures and the impact of climate change, it is accepted that there needs to be a reduction in global GHGEs which are contributing to climate change. As part of the UK Climate Change Act 2008 (www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2008/27) targets were set to cut the total annual GHGEs in the UK by at least 80% by 2050, with an interim target of a reduction of 34% by 2020 (based on the 1990 levels). The food system is a major contributor to GHGEs, with the food chain estimated to account for approximately a fifth of total GHGEs in the UK, the...

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  • In 1996 Warner et al. (27) demonstrated that in the UK the prevalence of psychiatric morbidity in the postnatal period varied between 10-15%. With regards to postnatal depression, a systematic literature review carried out by Robertson et al. (28), found that the rates of both, first onset and severe depression were three times higher in the postnatal period than during other periods of women's lives. In a large proportion of women with postnatal depression, symptoms persist for at least a year postpartum.

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  • Over 25 million people in the UK spend a large part of their lives at work. It stands to reason that a psychologically healthy workforce and a supportive work environment will benefit staff and employers alike. In a Confederation of British Industry (CBI) survey of over 800 companies, 98% of respondents said they thought that the mental health of employees should be a company concern. Similarly, the large majority (81%) considered that the mental health of staff should be part of company policy.

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  • Living organ donation in the UK is at present on the increase, and current policy towards potential donors includes action on the first three rungs of our Intervention Ladder: provision of information; the recognition of living donation as a worthy act; and full reimbursement of all costs incurred by donors. Any form of payment that exceeds the direct reimbursement of costs actually incurred by the donor is forbidden in UK legal jurisdictions, by European Directive, and by numerous international agreements and statements.

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  • No official statistics are available for children suffering from school phobia in the UK. However, according to Anxiety Care (see Useful Contacts) the number of children who dislike school, and avoid it whenever possible, is probably more than five per cent of the school age population; but less than one per cent could be genuinely called school phobic. The Royal College of Psychiatrists suggests that between five and ten per cent of children and young people have anxiety problems bad enough to affect their ability to live a normal life....

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  • The choices we make in our everyday lives about our homes, transport, food and the goods we buy have impacts right across the world – from Indonesian rainforests to the Antarctic. The amount we consume has a direct effect on climate change and species loss. For example, the products we consume in the UK could be flown in from half way around the world and be made...

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  • Tuyển tập báo cáo các nghiên cứu khoa học quốc tế ngành y học dành cho các bạn tham khảo đề tài: Validation of the Individualised Neuromuscular Quality Of Life for the USA with comparison of the impact of muscle disease on those living in USA versus UK

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  • Tuyển tập báo cáo các nghiên cứu khoa học quốc tế ngành y học dành cho các bạn tham khảo đề tài: Validation of the Individualised Neuromuscular Quality Of Life for the USA with comparison of the impact of muscle disease on those living in USA versus UK

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  • Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về hóa học được đăng trên tạp chí hóa học đề tài : Validation of the Individualised Neuromuscular Quality Of Life for the USA with comparison of the impact of muscle disease on those living in USA versus UK

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  • In 2007, a UNICEF report on the well-being of children around the world, ranked the UK at the bottom of the world’s 21 richest countries. For all six parameters: material well-being, health and safety, educational well-being, family and peer relationships, behaviour and risks and subjective well-being, the UK was amongst the bottom five countries (UNICEF 2007). Since then, there has been considerable debate in the UK about ways to measure and enhance children’s well-being.

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  • The world today is changing at a tremendous speed; advances in technology and communication and changes in the political, economic, demographic and social changes, all touch our lives. These changes also impact on health care provision, and the delivery of health services. The aim of this book is to empower would – be leaders of nursing and allied health professions to be effective. Leadership in health care is a high priority in the UK and, at the time of writing, is top of the list for the National Health Service Federation.

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  • If everyone in the world lived as we do in the UK, we would need three planets to support us. This means that we are consuming two extra planets’ worth of resources. But even after we’ve reduced our personal footprints as far as we can – which on average is about a third of our consumption – there remains a third that ...

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  • The concept of well-being is multi-dimensional, encompassing physical, emotional and social well-being and focusing on children’s immediate as well as their future lives (Statham and Chase 2010; Saunders and others 1997: cited in Chambers and others 2002). Other factors used to discuss children’s well-being in the UK and other Western societies include the concepts of need, rights, poverty, quality of life and social exclusion (Axford 2008).

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  • Following the UNICEF report, a comparative study, carried out by Nairn and IPSOS MORI (2011), compared the lives of children in UK with those in Sweden and Spain, to uncover why the UK was ranked so poorly in relation to children’s well-being. Using subjective indicators, the study found that children perceived spending time with their friends and family, as well as having fun and engaging things to do, as fundamental to their well-being.

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  • Studies have consistently shown that birthweight decreases steadily with decreasing social status. 25 Figure 1 shows this decrease in birthweight between the most privileged and the most deprived socio-economic groups among babies born in 2000 enrolled in the UK Millenium Cohort Study. Mothers living in the most privileged socio-economic group had an average birthweight 200gm heavier than those living in the most disadvantages households (workless households).

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  • Jo Chipchase has a professional background in both journalism and PR. She runs Can- U-Hack-It, a company that provides new media, editorial and PR services to a diverse range of clients; co-runs the UKPress online networking group for communication professionals (www.ukpress.org); and is editorial director of Press Dispensary (www.pressdispensary.co.uk), which offers affordable press release writing and distribution services to small businesses. She has written for numerous publications, covering topics ranging from internet to lifestyle. Jo lives and works on the south coast of England.......

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  • Advances in drug treatment have revolutionised the practice of psychiatry over the past six decades. Drugs provide a degree of stability and control in the lives of those suffering from schizophrenia, a chronic debilitating illness with impact so profound that it accounts for 2-3% of UK national health spending. Similarly, the impact of medication in alleviating the burden on individuals, their families and society of depression, which has a lifetime prevalence of up to I in 6 of the population, is substantial. ...

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