Health news

Health news

Here we share interesting stories and news from across the health and social care sectors.

How to stay healthy this Easter

How to stay healthy this Easter

April 18 2019

Easter doesn’t have to mean saying yes to eating everything. It also doesn’t mean you have to say no to everything either.

Think you know about Parkinson's?

Think you know about Parkinson's?

April 16 2019

Every hour, two people in the UK are told they have Parkinson’s, that’s around one adult in every 350.

Advice for marathon runners

Advice for marathon runners

April 8 2019

April heralds the start of the marathon season in the UK. Here’s a few tips that will help you keep your cool on the day.

National Walk to Work Day

National Walk to Work Day

April 4 2019

Friday 5th April is National Walk to Work Day, and it is a great reminder to ditch the car, put on some walking shoes and take some gentle but effective exercis

Discovering national parks

Discovering national parks

April 2 2019

National parks are great places to take a stroll in, but figures from Public Health England (PHE) show an alarmingly high amount of people aged between 40 and 60 are dangerously inactive.

Are you making time for you? Spring into good health!

Are you making time for you? Spring into good health!

March 27 2019

Whether it’s been a few weeks or a few years since you last exercised and made a conscious decision to improve your physical and mental health, it’s always the first step that is the hardest.

World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day

March 20 2019

11 steps to a healthy mouth (plus 5 food and drink dos and don’ts)Today, 20th March, is World Oral Health Day.

The 8 reasons why you should quit smoking before an operation

The 8 reasons why you should quit smoking before an operation

March 13 2019

13th March is No Smoking Day, and here are the 8 reasons why you should try to quit before having an operation

Eat, drink and be healthy! 6 top tips

Eat, drink and be healthy! 6 top tips

March 11 2019

This week is national Nutrition and Hydration Week. Here are our top 6 tips on eating and drinking healthily.

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) awareness

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) awareness

March 5 2019

This month is Deep Venous Thrombosis Month. Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is when a clot forms in the deep veins of the body, usually in the leg.

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