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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…

  • Mental Health: Helpful Tips on Caring for your Mental Health in Isolation

    Spending prolonged periods with little human contact can have a negative impact on mental health. We human beings are naturally social, at our best when communicating, collaborating and sharing thoughts or ideas with others. If that is suddenly taken away or the opportunities to do them drastically reduced, then even the most mentally resilient of…

  • Ramadan at Home During COVID-19

    Dr Azma Ali explains how Ramadan will be different for fellow Muslims this year due to the restrictions put in place for all our safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Lockdown restrictions are affecting everyone’s lives at the minute and will undoubtedly have an impact on the holy month of Ramadan. The message from Muslin leaders…

  • Virus

    Coronavirus and What to do If you have it

    Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses, which cause common colds to more severe illnesses, including Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). COVID-19 is a new disease which can damage the lungs and respiratory system. This is caused by a Coronavirus. Coronaviruses are zoonotic, which means they can spread between…