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CULTURE & MUSIC Eurovision Song Contest 06 May - 10 May Copenhagen, Denmark. The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) was formed on 12th February 1950 by 23 broadcasting organisations from Europe and the Mediterranean at a conference in... Read More →

Life & Style

FOOD, DRINK & DINING OUT Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival 01 May - 05 May Dufftown, Banffshire, Scotland
This Festival celebrating the whisky, food and the heritage and culture of Speyside is launched with an opening dinner at Benromach... Read More →
SPORT & SPECIAL INTERESTS Irish 1000 Guineas
04 May, Curragh Racecourse, Kildare, Ireland
The Etihad Airways Irish 1000 Guineas & Tattersalls Gold Cup is a popular flat horse race for three-year-old thoroughbred fillies, run over a... Read More →
SPORT & SPECIAL INTERESTS FA Cup Final
17 May Wembley Stadium, London: Association Football's oldest ever cup competition has long been associated with drama ever since its inception in the 1871-72 season.
Then 15 teams took... Read More →
Kentucky Derby TRAVEL: EUROPE & WORLDWIDE
03 May, Churchill Downs, Louisville, USA
This highlight of the US racing calendar is a Grade I stakes race for three-year-old thoroughbreds held in Churchill Downs, Louisville. The Derby is... Read More →
Brighton Festival PERSONAL EXPERIENCES & CELEBRATIONS
03 May - 25 May Brighton
For three weeks in May this lively seaside town is turned into an artistic hub, hosting the largest annual arts festival in England.

Now in its 48th year, this... Read More →
Royal Windsor Horse Show SPORT & SPECIAL INTERESTS
14 May - 18 May Windsor Castle: A celebration of all things equestrian, the popular Royal Windsor show offers a full programme of jumping events, dressage and competitions, such as the Shetland... Read More →
Cannes Film Festival CULTURE & MUSIC
14 May - 25 May France: Red carpets, palm trees, stars of the silver screen and their attendant paparazzi - the world's most famous film festival brings added glitter to one of the most chic... Read More →
Cheltenham Jazz Festival CULTURE & MUSIC
30 April - 05 May Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Held in a range of venues around this striking Regency town, Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2013 is an inviting prospect for the jazz-lover.

As... Read More →
Badminton Horse Trials SPORT & SPECIAL INTERESTS
07 May - 11 May, near Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire
The first of the great three-day events, Badminton is celebrating its 61st anniversary. The Trials open with the Inspection of Horses... Read More →
Mille Miglia MOTORING
15 May - 18 May Brescia–Rome, Italy: Enzo Ferrari described it as "the world's greatest road race', and for 80 years this famous race from Brescia to Rome and back again has captured the... Read More →

Medical Resources

Healthy ageing in the 21st century January 2014 A report, from the University of Birmingham, explores how good ageing in a multi-cultural society is defined. It is looking in particular at how...
Guidance on standards for GP specialty training January 2014 New guidance on standards for GP specialty training have been released by the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) and the Committee of General Practice...
GP morale damaged by workload, says survey January 2014 A BMA survey, published recently, shows the effect increasing workload is having on GP morale and, in turn, the potential impact on retention levels.
Launch of the Case Studies Pinboard January 2014 The Case Studies Pinboard, part of The Learning Environment for commissioners, is available. Developed in response to requests for easy sharing of...
Enhanced recovery (ER) care pathway January 2014 ‘Enhanced recovery care pathway, a better journey for patients seven days a week and better deal for the NHS’ sets out the ambition to extend the...
Nutrition and Dementia January 2014 A new report, published by King’s College London Global Observatory for Ageing and Dementia Care, highlights that under-nutrition is a major problem...
Frail older people: Safe, compassionate care January 2014 A practical guidance document, from NHS England summarizes the evidence of the effects of an integrated pathway of care for older people and...
MindEd e- learning to support healthy young minds January 2014 The Minister of State for Care and Support recently launched the MindEd e-portal for children and young people’s mental health. This provides clear...
Child Protection – Information sharing project January 2014 NHS England and the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) have launched a series of short films to promote the benefits of the Child...
Tool shows causes of death that most contribute to differences in life expectancy January 2014 Public Health England’s Segment Tool provides information on inequalities in life expectancy at local authority level. This tool should help local...