Glaucoma Prevention – Could New Test Be The Key?

  The ability to see is one of the most essential senses we have, but millions of people around the world are unaware that they are at risk of losing their sight due to glaucoma. However, a new eye test, developed by University College London could prove groundbreaking when it comes to preventing glaucoma in

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Six new smoking and tobacco laws coming out in May

  On Sunday, 6 new smoking and tobacco laws will come into force and they are set to have a big effect on smokers. These big changes to the law, officially known as the Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016, were announced last May, but retailers have been given one year to adjust to the

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Dementia Awareness Week 2017 – Let’s Talk

  Dementia Awareness Week 2017 takes place this week (15th – 21st May). This year, the theme of Dementia Awareness Week is ‘Let’s Talk’, and the aim is to reduce the stigma and silence surrounding this common condition. Throughout this week events will be taking place up and down the country to raise awareness and

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The NHS One You App – What’s It All About?

  There are several different lifestyle factors which can increase the risk of becoming ill later in life. Unfortunately, many of us are unaware of the habits that can cause us long-term harm. Whether it’s to do with diet, alcohol consumption, activity levels or another aspect of daily life, it’s astonishing just how big of

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#1in4: Getting Help for Mental Health

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, and the Eagle-eyed social media users amongst you will have noticed that some celebrities have been taking selfies with four fingers held up. If you’ve spotted your favourite actor or singer pulling this pose and wondered what it’s all about, you might be surprised to find out that

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