CULTURE & MUSIC BBC Proms Season 18 July - 13 September London.
Believed by many to be the world's greatest classical music festival, the BBC Proms are entering their 116th year. The first Proms concert took place on 10... Read More →

Life & Style

SPORT & SPECIAL INTERESTS Cowes Week 02 August - 08 August Isle of Wight. Traditionally held between Glorious Goodwood and the Glorious Twelfth, the annual Isle of Wight regatta has long been a magnet for royalty, the nobility and... Read More →
TRAVEL: UK & IRELAND Edinburgh Festival
09 August - 31 August Edinburgh, Scotland.
This 'platform for the flowering of the human spirit' brings a profusion of classical music, theatre, opera and dance talent from around the world... Read More →
15 August - 14 September Lucerne, Switzerland.
In August 1938, in the gardens facing Richard Wagner's villa in Tribschen, the legendary Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini gathered together... Read More →
04 August- 10 August Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky
The PGA Championship in the USA features one of the strongest fields in golf and is considered one of the most important... Read More →
08 August - 17 August Falmouth, Cornwall. Falmouth Week, the second largest annual regatta in the UK, has been held in this picturesque Cornish port every August since the early 20th century. Around... Read More →
Brecon Jazz Festival CULTURE & MUSIC
09 August - 11 August Brecon, Powys, Wales. Brecon is situated in the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park and overlooked by Pen-y-Fan, the highest mountain in the south of the country. Only... Read More →
Great British Beer Festival FOOD, DRINK & DINING OUT
12 August - 16 August Earl’s Court, London. A red-letter event in every beer lover's diary, this is the country's biggest beer festival, held over five days at London's Earl's Court in August. It... Read More →
Longines Royal International Horse Show SPORT & SPECIAL INTERESTS
29 July -03 Aug Hickstead Show Ground, West Sussex. One of the oldest horse shows in the world, which celebrated its centenary in 2008, the Longines Royal International Horse Show combines the... Read More →
09th August - 12th August Ashton Court, Bristol. The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is held annually during August in Bristol, England. Teams from the UK and other parts of the world bring... Read More →
The Open Golf Championship SPORT & SPECIAL INTERESTS
13 July - 20 July Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire.
The only major men's golf championship held outside the USA provides a thrilling spectacle over a rota of... Read More →

Medical Resources

Common questions on HIV testing addressed January 2014 A new HIV testing & self-testing: answers to frequently asked questions publication has been released by PHE. The resource provides information on...
Films promote information sharing to protect children January 2014 NHS England and the Health and Social Care Information Centre have launched a series of short films to promote the benefits of the Child Protection...
Transplantation of organs from donors with a history of cancer January 2014 The Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) reviewed evidence including the outcomes of transplants in the UK of...
RCPCH and NCB report: Why Children Die January 2014 UK children are at a higher risk of premature death than their Western European counterparts due to the growing gap between rich and poor and a lack...
Providing proactive care and avoiding unplanned admissions for vulnerable people January 2014 NHS England has published a guide to the new enhanced service for general practice and new opportunities for CCGs to shift funding into primary care...
Rates of survival for heart surgery June 2014 The Care Quality Commission and the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery have a website with information on outcomes of heart surgery.

Helping Children understand the Effects of Stroke on Loved Ones June 2014 Speedy treatment is essential to saving lives and preventing brain damage during a stroke. But the rapid pace of events also can leave patients and...
Physical Illness And Mental Health: Help Is At Hand - Booklet June 2014 Having a physical illness, and treatment for it, can affect the way we think and feel. A new booklet from the Royal College of Psychiatrists' Help...