Month / December 2018

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  • Staying safe on NYE

    Staying Safe On NYE – Are You Prepared?

    New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest nights of the year. Whether you’re visiting friends, heading out for dinner or spending a night on the town – it’s important that you put staying safe on NYE first. With the NHS already experiencing overcrowding this winter you can help by looking after your health and…

  • healthy sleep pattern

    Why Maintaining A Healthy Sleep Pattern During Christmas Is Important

    Christmas is a wonderful time to relax, but it’s also a very busy period for socialising and catching up with friends and family. With an extended period of time off work or school, your sleeping habits can suffer as a result of late nights and lie-ins. This can affect your health in the short-term as…

  • too much salt

    Are You Consuming Too Much Salt?

    Healthy eating is becoming easier and easier thanks to better access and awareness of healthier recipes and foods on the internet. However, despite the push for better diets, many of us are still consuming too much salt. Are you guilty of consuming too much salt? Some changes to your lifestyle could be in order. Processed meats still contain too much…

  • Christmas health services

    Use Health Services Wisely This Christmas

    Winter is a difficult time for our healthcare services, and this winter looks set to be no different as hospitals and GP waiting rooms become overcrowded. Staff shortages and a high number of admissions means there are a lack of beds and patients are being turned away. You can do your bit to help by…

  • GP appointment waiting times

    GP Appointment Waiting Times – What Are The Alternatives?

    Many people can sympathise with having to wait for a GP appointment. Current figures show that around 20% of patients have to wait two weeks to see their GP, leaving people frustrated with their healthcare services. The figures highlight the growing shortage of GPs and nurses in the NHS. There are concerns that this could…