Nursing workforce and NCDs – a double crisis

Chris Melson
20 Feb 2024

Nursing workforce and NCDs – a double crisis

What is the issue?  Nurses are leaving their jobs  Europe, including the UK, is facing a nursing workforce crisis. With nurses reporting leaving their jobs as a result of burnout, low pay, unsafe working conditions and limited career opportunities, health systems across the continent are beginning to feel the effects. Between 20% and 61% of...
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Paige Cowan-Hall
08 Feb 2024

Become the C3 Chair of Trustees – Applications open!

Role Summary: C3 is seeking a new Chair who will lead the Board and work closely with C3’s Director and other Trustees to ensure the clear strategic direction, effectiveness, and good governance of the charity. We seek an individual with enthusiasm for C3’s vision and mission and experience as a charity trustee. Our new Chair...
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Paige Cowan-Hall
02 Feb 2024

Diabetes and Oral Health

Diabetes and oral health: C3 partnered with the Burdett Trust for Nursing to reduce the prevalence of type 2 Diabetes by engaging and training nurses on the bi-directional relationship between type 2 diabetes and oral health. Exploring barriers and ways to better enable to nurses address type 2 diabetes and poor oral health.   The aim was...
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Paige Cowan-Hall
30 Nov 2023

One too many? The link between alcohol and cancer

For the 2023 London Global Cancer Week C3 Collaborating for Health and The George Institute were joined by speakers from the World Health Organisation (WHO), NCD Alliance, and Movendi International to explore the link between alcohol and cancer. Our panel of speakers (Dr Carina Ferreira-Borges , Maik Dünnbier, Professor Simone Pettigrew, and Liz Arnanz) are specialists in health, policy,...
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Elisabeth Morgan and Nathalie Vauterin
02 Aug 2023

Food Know How – workshops  

C3 has developed a series of evidence-based workshops, applying our knowledge and expertise in disease prevention by addressing diet. These workshops increase knowledge and awareness of the impact of food on health, unpick health behaviours and explores how to make small, sustainable changes towards improved wellbeing.     What does the service offer?     By attending...
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Pat Hughes
18 Jul 2023

Nurses: driving oral health promotion 

This July 6,000 nurses from 130 countries gathered in Montreal for the International Council of Nurses (ICN) Congress. As part of this C3 partnered with Colgate to focus their attention on the most prevalent non-communicable (NCD) in the world – oral disease. Exploring the difference nurses could make to the oral health of people of all ages worldwide.
Paige Cowan-Hall
05 Jul 2023

A new way to evaluate

The C3 evaluation support service: A new approach to evaluation  C3 Collaborating for Health is a leading charity with global reach. We operate across sectors with organisations working to tackle the burden of non-communicable disease. Taking a new approach to evaluation, we offer an evaluation support service for organisations like yours wanting to evidence the...
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Paige Cowan-Hall
29 Jun 2023

Paying the price: what are NCDs costing you?

C3 is joined by Dr Devaki Nambiar, Program Director, Healthier Societies Strategy at the George Institute for Global Health India. Dr Nambiar shares findings from the 'Paying the Price' report*, that looked at out-of-pocket (OOP) spending for people living with NCDs. Watch on-demand.
Elisabeth Morgan and Linda Phung
21 Jun 2023

Oral health: a C3 priority

Tooth decay is the most common health condition worldwide according to the Global Burden of Disease 2019 yet oral health is frequently overlooked as an indicator of overall wellbeing. Moreover, oral diseases, such as dental caries and periodontitis, share several risk factors with non-communicable diseases (NCDs), including sugar consumption, tobacco use, and alcohol use. In...
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Paige Cowan-Hall
17 May 2023

Why can’t we cut salt: is it time to switch the world’s salt supply?

When a slice of bread can contain as much salt as a packet of crisps what do we do? As part of World Salt Awareness Week C3 was joined by Professor Bruce Neal of The George Institute (TGI) and Mhairi Brown from Action on Salt UK, to talk reducing salt. Watch on demand.
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