Month / September 2018

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  • importance of iron

    Diet And Self-Care – The Importance Of Iron

    Iron is an important mineral for our bodies – it helps to create red blood cells as well as make sure that oxygen is carried around the body. We get our iron intake from our diet, but you might be surprised to learn that many people suffer from iron deficiency, which can lead to several…

  • England's health

    The Changing Face Of England’s Health – What Does It Tell Us About Self-Care?

    An ageing and growing population, with the rise in rates of dementia, diabetes and mental health conditions, has meant that the NHS is having to adapt and change to cope with our changing health needs. While life expectancy is increasing, the number of years that people live in poor health is also increasing. This shift will likely…

  • 2018 flu vaccine

    The 2018 Flu Vaccine – Are You Ready?

    It’s that time of year again. The nights are getting longer, the trees are turning brown and it’s time to talk about the flu vaccine. As the simple way to guard yourself against the flu virus, you’ll be wanting to book yours with your GP or pharmacist as soon as possible, providing you’re eligible. However,…

  • sexual health

    Sexual Health Services Becoming Increasingly Important

    Sexual health is becoming increasingly important as more and more of us become sexually active at a younger age. A number of surveys have shown that the average number of sexual partners a person has in a lifetime is steadily increasing. Although people are aware that sexually transmitted diseases exist, too many are becoming flippant about…

  • Blood cancer

    Blood Cancer Awareness Month – What You Need To Know

    September is blood cancer awareness month. The chances are you are not sure what blood cancer is, or how to spot it. But in the UK alone, around 104 people are diagnosed with some form of blood cancer every day. You may know blood cancer by another name – leukaemia. Perhaps you are more aware of this disease,…