The Importance of Bowel Screening

The Importance of Bowel Screening

It is a fact, after lung cancer, bowel cancer kills more people in Britain each year than any other form of cancer. That is – it kills more people than breast cancer; it kills more people than cancer of the prostate; and it kills more people than cervix cancer. Yet it...
The Importance of Cervical Screening

The Importance of Cervical Screening

The Importance of Cervical Screening Cervical screening, or more commonly known, a smear test, checks the health of your cervix (the opening of the womb from your vagina). It is not a test for cancer but a test to help prevent cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is...
How to Stop Drinking Alcohol

How to Stop Drinking Alcohol

How to Stop Drinking Alcohol There are many reasons why you might want to stop drinking alcohol. Maybe you are looking for a healthier lifestyle. Perhaps you are stopping because of a medical condition, or for religious reasons. If you are thinking about removing...
Do You Need To See The GP?

Do You Need To See The GP?

Do You Need To See The GP? GPs, nurses and their wider team will always try to give you the best advice and service possible. Although we often want to see a GP or nurse at the first sign of illness, it may be better on a few occasions to consider three alternatives...
Shingles – All You Need to Know

Shingles – All You Need to Know

Shingles – All You Need to Know Shingles is an infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which is the same virus that causes chickenpox. Even after the chickenpox infection is over, the virus may live in your nervous system for years before reactivating as...
How to Quit Smoking

How to Quit Smoking

How to Quit Smoking January. A month full of New Year Resolutions! If you smoke, wanting to quit is the best New Year’s Resolution you could pledge yourself. However, even with the best intentions, you may not quite get there… This is why we have designed a few tips...