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Health news

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

 Take time to check your pee – it could save your life

Take time to check your pee – it could save your life

September 18 2019

September is National Urology Awareness Month and a Bristol-based expert is encouraging people to check their pee to potentially save their lives.Ade Adeniyi, c

Find your time again with these ten time-management tips

Find your time again with these ten time-management tips

September 11 2019

Managing your time more effectively and efficiently, whether it’s in your personal or professional life - or even both, may help to give you the balance you are searching for.

The law around organ donation in England is changing

The law around organ donation in England is changing

September 4 2019

Most people support organ donation in principle and would be willing to donate their organs after their death. However, many people do not make this decision clear either by signing on to the NHS Organ Donor Register or telling their family. The change in law is better believed to reflect what most people want to happen and will help save and improve more lives.

Why you should always check your food labels

Why you should always check your food labels

August 28 2019

Checking nutrition labels on the foods you eat helps you to keep track of the amount of nutrients, fats, salts and sugars you’re having to help you to live a he

Helping the Homeless in the Summer

Helping the Homeless in the Summer

August 21 2019

Homeless charity ‘Shelter’ estimates that around 320,000 people in Great Britain are homeless.

Suicide: It’s too big a deal not to talk about it

Suicide: It’s too big a deal not to talk about it

August 14 2019

Opening up a dialogue around mental health, suicide, thoughts and feelings is important and shouldn’t be avoided whether loved ones are in crisis or not. It may just save a life.

From sofa star to star striker

From sofa star to star striker

August 7 2019

Football has arguably never been as popular, but is that popularity amounting to more people playing football?

The benefits and fun of playing golf

The benefits and fun of playing golf

July 31 2019

National Golf Month aims to inspire more people into the game and highlight the benefits of a good round of golf.

What makes water so good for us?

What makes water so good for us?

July 24 2019

Did you know, water accounts for 60 per cent of your body weight and that every system in the body needs water to function?

Have fun in the sun to boost your health and wellbeing

Have fun in the sun to boost your health and wellbeing

July 17 2019

As we age, we tend to drastically reduce our activity levels. This can affect our health by increasing the risk of heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure, as well as affecting our emotional wellbeing. Summer is the perfect time to get outside and boost fitness levels while soaking up a bit of sun.

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