Month / February 2019

    Loading posts...
  • ​Antibiotic resistance

    ​How the Government Plans to Tackle Antibiotic Resistance

    ​The Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced plans to tackle the growing problem of antibiotic resistance. It is hoped that changes to funding as well as continued efforts to reduce the amount of antibiotics prescribed to patients will help to reduce the problem. But how will the plans be put in place and what role…

  • ​cycling

    ​Could Cycling Help Save the NHS?

    ​Could you do more to help the NHS? By boosting your physical activity you could have more of an impact than you realise. Cycling has been championed as a vital activity that could help provide both health and environmental benefits, as well as save the NHS money each year. As an easy and affordable way…

  • norovirus this winter

    How to Avoid the Norovirus This Winter

    Whether you’ve had it yourself, known someone who has, or have heard about it, you’ll know that norovirus is no joke. Also known as the ‘winter vomiting bug’, it’s something that affects people in their thousands over the winter months, causing all sorts of misery. While it’s something that usually lasts 1-2 days, it’s easily…

  • Vitamin D

    Why Vitamin D Is Essential for Health

    Most people get the vitamin D they need from the sun – at least during the spring/summer. However, in winter, your vitamin D levels can dip, which could leave you at risk of bone and back pain, low immunity, fatigue and more. It’s important that you do your bit to increase your vitamin D intake…

  • living with asthma

    Living with Asthma: Why Self-Care Is Vital

    Many people suffer from asthma, and with the right care and treatment, those with the condition can lead normal, healthy lives. Self-care is vital when living with asthma to enable you to prevent attacks as much as possible. It’s also important to know what to do if an attack were to happen. With young people…