Month / October 2018

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  • bowel cancer in young people

    Why Is Bowel Cancer On The Rise Amongst Young People?

    It’s the second biggest cause of cancer deaths in the UK, and it’s thought that up to half of cases are preventable, however bowel cancer is on the rise amongst young people – where it is also at its most aggressive. What’s the reason behind bowel cancer in young people, and could there be ways to…

  • NHS numbers

    The NHS – The Numbers You Should Know

    How much do you know about the NHS? With the service turning 70 this year, a lot has been done to celebrate the service and to remind the public of what it is and what it can do. Whether you benefit from doctors, dental or other healthcare services, you can learn a lot about your…

  • Prescription checks

    Introduction Of Prescription Checks

    Free prescriptions are one of the many benefits of the NHS, and thousands of patients receive free prescriptions each year. However, the NHS has been dealing with an increasing number of cases of ‘prescription fraud’, meaning patients will now have to face regular prescription checks in order to keep receiving their medication at no charge. But how…

  • health benefits of dance

    6 Health Benefits Of Dance

    Dancing can be a fun way to spend a night out, to make the housework more fun and even blow off some steam. As a form of movement, it’s a great way to get your heartrate up and burn some calories. Why not get inspired by this year’s Strictly Come Dancing and learn more about the health…

  • shared GP appointments

    Shared GP Appointments – What You Need To Know

    Would you share your GP appointment with others? It might seem like an unlikely situation, but trials are already taking place in England where patients share GP appointments, saving time and providing answers to questions individual patients might not have thought of. It’s possible this could be a solution to increasing waiting times for patients…