World Blood Donor Day: Who Can Donate?

June 14th is World Blood Donor Day (WBDD). This global event provides an opportunity to raise awareness of the need for regular blood donations while thanking people who have already donated. Figures from the NHS reveal that the trust needs over 200 000 new donors each year to meet future patient needs. There is currently a countrywide shortage, particularly

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Strong Bones – Why They’re So Important

Never underestimate the importance of strong bones. Not only do they help to keep your body strong and mobile, but they protect your organs and store healthy calcium too. Building strong bones is something that’s vital during childhood, but it’s important to look after your bones as you get older too. Discover more about the

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Low Life Expectancy – Does Self-Care Have A Part to Play?

Thanks to advances in medical treatment and greater awareness of what’s needed for a healthy lifestyle, life expectancy has continued to improve in the UK. However, the latest research shows that the UK is experiencing a slowdown when it comes to life expectancy rates. The UK has slipped from being one of the top performers in improving

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Dieting – Taking A Healthy Approach

January is a popular time for dieting. The new year, as well as a festive season full of eating and drinking means many people will start the year looking for a fast and effective way to lose weight. While it may be tempting to be try the latest headline-grabbing diet or something you’ve read about

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