November 30 2017
Sunlight is limited, the trees are bare and it’s cold outside. This can only mean one thing. Winter is on its way. But don’t despair as it also means the 2017 winter survival guide is here too!
November 6 2017
A worrying new survey from scientists based at Queen Mary University London has revealed the extraordinary levels of sugar lurking in lunchtime meal deals from high street chains.
October 13 2017
Sunday 15th October is Global Handwashing Day, and according to the Royal Pharamaceutical Society we are not washing our hands as well as we should
October 12 2017
For everyone who likes to start the day with an egg, this week’s news from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) is smashing.
September 26 2017
We all have the right to choose where we have NHS treatment, including NHS hospitals, private clinics which offer NHS care and organisations like Care UK treatment centres.
September 19 2017
Eye health experts are warning people not to risk permanent visual impairment by ignoring the early signs of trouble. Seeing your optician as soon as a problem arises can lead to a speedy referral to a consultant and that can save your sight.
September 12 2017
As it begins to turn colder, the sneezes, coughs and burning temperatures of the influenza virus are beginning to emerge; but there is a way to hold off the wor
August 29 2017
The media has recently been full of stories about sausages and other meat from pigs contaminated with hepatitis E, potentially causing health issues. But what is hepatitis E and what can be done to lessen the risk of contracting the virus?
June 27 2017
It isn’t a widely known fact, but if you or a loved one needs to be referred to an NHS specialist, you can choose to access any hospital or treatment centre in England. As long as the facility provides services to the NHS and offers the treatment you require, choosing where to have your NHS treatment gives you greater control of your care and hopefully better outcomes.
June 22 2017
Or to be more precise, how effective are steroid injections for musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders in resolving symptoms and reducing referrals to secondary care from a MSK/clinical assessment and treatment service?