Categories for Health Tips

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Christmas treats: Sugar Awareness Week
November 15, 2018

The jury’s out: we’re a nation of sweet-tooths. With Christmas just around the corner, our sugar consumption is about to sky-rocket. How harmful is this to your health and how can you stay healthy this festive Season? Sweet treats are... Read More

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Top tips for coping with SAD
November 1, 2018

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is thought to be common. How does the Winter affect your mood? It’s that time of year again when the clocks have gone back and we start to see the Winter creeping in. What with the... Read More

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Are you eligible for a free flu vaccine?
October 12, 2018

  If you’re more vulnerable to the flu virus, getting your flu jab could be lifesaving. Crunchy leaves, spicy coffees and wrapping up in chunky knits. The Autumn brings with it lots of seasonal quirks, but flu doesn’t have to... Read More

taking care of your mental health

Taking care of your mental health
October 10, 2018

  Mental health is not trivial. Just because you can’t see it, doesn’t mean it’s not important. Make your mental health a priority this World Mental Health Day.   What is mental health?   Mental health is important to everyone.... Read More

Stay healthy in the heatwave

Feeling the heat? Stay healthy in the heatwave
July 6, 2018

Hot, bothered and feeling worn out? As much as we Brits love the sunshine, it’s not all beaches and barbecues.   As the temperature continues to soar, many of us are feeling the downside of the hot weather. You may... Read More

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Stroke: Act FAST
May 18, 2018

There are more than 100,000 cases of stroke in the UK every year. Knowing how to spot the symptoms of stroke could save you vital time in an emergency. It is essential that victims receive urgent medical attention to reduce... Read More

What is repeat dispensing?

What is Repeat Dispensing?
January 2, 2018

Repeat dispensing is a new way of getting your medicines without having to ask the doctor for a prescription each time. How does Repeat Dispensing Work? Your doctor will give you several prescription forms; a repeatable prescription (a prescription with... Read More

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Top Tips for a Healthy start to 2018
December 26, 2017

Winter months usually bring cold and illnesses, making you feel like hibernating rather than getting fit. Change your lifestyle for the better this winter and kick-start your year with new habits. Christmas is usually a time of festive weight gain,... Read More

staying healthy in winter

5 ways to stay healthy this winter
December 21, 2017

It may be cold outside, but winter needn’t be the unhealthiest time of year for you and your family. Here are five ways to make sure that, even when your body is telling you to hibernate, you can keep healthy... Read More