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  • Different Ways of Accessing Healthcare

    Seeing our GP and visiting our local surgery can be challenging at the moment despite being something we have all taken for granted in the past. Much the same can be said regarding dental care, optician’s services and home visits from health care professionals. For some of us even seeing our local pharmacist for help…

  • Physical Health: Keeping Fit During Isolation

    The measures put in place across the world to limit the spread of COVID-19 have meant that all of us suddenly find ourselves spending significantly more time at home dealing with a more sedentary way of life. Self-isolation and social distancing have gone from being abstract concepts to vital aspects of our daily lives in…

  • Flu Awareness – Get Vaccinated

    Flu is not like catching a cold and it can be very dangerous to those with underlying health conditions which is why it is important to get vaccinated every year. If you are in a high-risk group, you may get it free on the NHS. Protect yourself and others from flu and get vaccinated.  

  • Don’t wait to get tested – Bowel Cancer Prevention

    Screening before symptoms are present is important. Those aged over 60 can get a free home testing kit in the post- the test is quick, and you can do it from the comfort of your own home. Always see your GP if you have symptoms of bowel cancer at any age.  

  • Regular eye exams are important and that’s why

    Regular eye tests are important because your eyes don’t usually hurt when something is wrong. A sight test is a vital health check for your eyes that can pick up early signs of eye conditions before you’re aware of any symptoms – many of which can be treated if found early enough. A cause of…