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Health news

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

How to keep in touch with older and isolated relatives

How to keep in touch with older and isolated relatives

March 20 2020

Coronavirus is a completely new entity for us all to be dealing with, and is affecting near enough every aspect of our lives.

How to stay healthy and proactive when working from home

How to stay healthy and proactive when working from home

March 18 2020

From being able to customise your environment, wear comfy clothes, forget about commuting and spend more time with your loved ones, working from home can have i

National Salt Awareness Week: Cutting down on salt

National Salt Awareness Week: Cutting down on salt

March 4 2020

Did you know the average person in the UK eats around 8.1g of salt a day?

Are you ready for Dechox month?

Are you ready for Dechox month?

February 27 2020

This March is Dechox month which challenges you to give up chocolate for the whole month.

What is sinusitis?

What is sinusitis?

February 19 2020

Sinusitis is when your nasal passages becomes inflamed, usually due to an infection caused after a flu or cold.During a cold, you produce mucus that protects yo

Heart health: fill your heart with love this Valentine’s Day

Heart health: fill your heart with love this Valentine’s Day

February 11 2020

This Valentine’s Day show your partner you care by taking care of their heart.Although delicious, the calorific chocolates and treats we splash out on every yea

Mental health matters: Time to Talk Day

Mental health matters: Time to Talk Day

February 6 2020

Though there is a wider understanding of mental health in society today, actually talking about mental health problems can still feel like a taboo or daunting s

Young carers day: health and wellbeing

Young carers day: health and wellbeing

January 30 2020

Being a young carer comes with its difficulties.

Is bunion pain getting in the way of your life?

Is bunion pain getting in the way of your life?

January 22 2020

Bunions can have a negative effect on your day to day life, making it hard to walk and wear shoes which are tight to your feet. A bunion is a bony lump tha

Your guide to endoscopy: symptoms, types, preparation and more

Your guide to endoscopy: symptoms, types, preparation and more

January 15 2020

In the UK, endoscopies are the most performed gastrointestinal procedure, with around two million procedures performed each year.What is an endoscopy?An endosco

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