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Lagging A&E wait time targets already a concern before closures

Lagging A&E wait time targets already a concern before closures

Serving patients in need of medical treatment for a variety of health issues has always been the primary focus on the NHS.

Summer Fitness

We all look forward for Summer – where we can book our holidays, remove the stress of the working environment and sunbathe until the sun goes down.

Brits carve their meat intake

Brits carve their meat intake

Move over ‘meat and two veg’, it seems that many Brits today are following the ‘meat alternative and two veg’ mantra.

Residents in Plymouth travel the furthest to pick up their medical prescriptions

Busy lifestyles mean that it’s harder to find the time to travel to a pharmacy before it closes. Even with an average distance of 2.4 miles* to the nearest pharmacy in the UK, it can still be inconvenient to find one which opens during hours that suit your schedule.

Brits build up eager appetite for sports nutrition

Brits build up eager appetite for sports nutrition

Once the preserve of athletes and bodybuilders, Mintel’s Attitudes towards Sports Nutrition 2017 Report finds that many of the UK’s fitness lovers are using sports nutrition products.

The 5 stages of addiction recovery

The 5 stages of addiction recovery

Behavioural change isn’t easy, particularly when a person has come to depend on something in their everyday life. Those struggling with addiction will go through a difficult process that will put a strain on both their physical and mental wellbeing.

A respite for our aging population?

A respite for our aging population?

As the aging population increases rapidly, the world population and demographic shifts are changing like never before. A sharp rise in most developed countries coupled with improved healthcare is significantly raising the average life expectancy.

10 tips to look like your favourite sports stars: Work out secrets

Whether you’re a football fan, addicted to athletics, crazy about cricket or passionate about any other sport – watching top class sports men and women in action is awe-inspiring.

How to stay sharp on the job

How to stay sharp on the job

Many people dream of the perfect job that enables them to achieve financial stability that will allow them to support their families as well as give them the time and funds to fulfill their passions.

16-24s are twice as likely to suffer from hay fever than those aged 55 and over

16-24s are twice as likely to suffer from hay fever than those aged 55 and over

We may be basking in glorious sunshine, but hot weather spells hay fever misery for many Brits – none more so than the young.

Tips to maintain a healthy diet before your surgery

Tips to maintain a healthy diet before your surgery

The days and weeks leading up to surgery can be an anxious time, though advice, structure and guidance can help relieve some of this anxiety.

Modern workers facing office pain

Modern workers facing office pain

Like many of us already suspected, it turns out that working in an office can actually be bad for your health. There are a lot of ways in which office work can affect you negatively, with the highlights being back pain, dry skin, and a susceptibility to colds or other illnesses.

Clinical study highlights savings worries risk to mental health

As the nation continues to open up on mental health issues, research released today as part of Mental Health Awareness Week (8-14 May 2017) by Scottish Widows shows that one in six of us has suffered psychological problems as a result of money concerns.

British public continues to embrace digital fitness technology

British public continues to embrace digital fitness technology

30% of Brits claim fitness technology is key fitness driver finds survey from TCS, London Marathon’s Official Technology Partner.

Get Summer Ready

Spring and summer is approaching. It might not seem like it yet, but the light is lingering a little longer a little later, and you may have already booked your summer holiday to somewhere warmer.