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  • Staying Healthy At Summer Festivals

    Staying Healthy At Summer Festivals

    The school holidays have started and now the summer fun can really begin. From holidays abroad to days out at the beach – there’s a lot to look forward to. Each year hundreds of thousands of music fans will descend on festivals for jam-packed weekends of music, dancing and fun in the sun. Music festivals…

  • Mental health and young children

    Mental Health And Young Children

    Mental health among children and young people is becoming an increasing problem in the UK. With the pressures of school, social media and other circumstances contributing to stress, depression, anxiety and more, it’s something that’s becoming a growing concern for parents, schools and health experts. Identifying mental health issues in young children at an early…

  • Taking Children To Pharmacies

    Taking Children To Pharmacies – Often Best For Minor Illnesses

    While many people may assume that visiting a pharmacist is only necessary for collecting or renewing prescriptions, pharmacies actually offer a very wide range of healthcare services. In a bid to promote the use of pharmacies, NHS England has launched a new Stay Well Pharmacy campaign, which is encouraging people with non-emergency healthcare problems to visit their local pharmacist. It is…

  • Forming Good Habits young

    Forming Good Habits Young For The Future Of Our Children

    What we teach our children when they are young, and the habits we help them to form, can have a lasting effect as they grow up. Children will absorb all sorts of information from their parents on eating, washing, sleeping, and everything else in between. Although it may not always seem like we have much…

  • snacking guidelines for children

    New PHE Snacking Guidelines For Children

    It is fairly common knowledge that obesity amongst both adults and children is on the rise. We are all gradually becoming more aware of the effects of too much sugar on our bodies, whether that means weight gain, tooth decay, or the onset of diseases like diabetes. As such Public Health England (PHE) have put…