How Important Is the Measles Jab in 2019?

Measles is a highly contagious viral disease that, in a small number of cases, can lead to serious complications such as pneumonia, meningitis or brain inflammation. Although anyone can get measles, it is most common in young children. There is an effective vaccine available which has helped to reduce incidences of measles. It is so

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​UK Flu Crisis: Why Your Flu Jab Is Important

​Flu causes misery to people every year, but you can reduce your chances of catching flu this winter through having a flu jab. With reports saying that flu jab uptake was low last year, now is a good time to get a flu jab and help prevent a UK flu crisis. Getting your flu jab

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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

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Improved Food Labelling – Will It Help Prevent Allergic Reactions?

In light of several widely-reported incidents of deaths by allergic reaction, new laws around food labelling are being proposed to help prevent further deaths. Current labelling laws means foods don’t necessarily feature key information for allergy sufferers, with no legal obligation to list potential allergens in foods prepared on premises. The proposed laws hope to

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