Our monthly newsletter gives you tips, tricks and helpful guidance on staying safe, healthy and well.
Take a look at our archive below and download our newsletters to date.
Our April Your Health Newsletter covers the very timely topic of stress, along with an in-depth article on bowel cancer awareness. We also have a great article on getting a better sleep - contact us and we can send you a copy. Happy reading!
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Our March Your Health Newsletter is packed full of info - again!
Let's keep moving! Regular physical activity has a positive impact on our general health and wellbeing by helping maintain a healthy weight, enhancing sleep, improving energy and helping us manage stress. Read how you can keep active in simple, yet fun ways.
March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in the UK and we offer an in-depth look at this serious disease.
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Every year we experience the seasons changing and that means less hours of sunlight and colder temperatures in the autumn and winter.
It’s quite normal for people to feel more sluggish in the winter months but, with the increased tension and anxiety due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) season could be more difficult than usual this year. Read Dr Emma Bennett’s fascinating article on the topic.
Also see an article on anxiety and some interesting ways to deal with it.
Finally, a very interesting article on tinnitus, a common and annoying condition.Download PDF - now with QR codes!
For many, winter is a time for big jumpers and cosy nights in. For others, with Christmas over and short days ahead, winter can seem a difficult time of year.
January’s Your Health Newsletter covers:
Some women breeze through the menopause but most experience some symptoms. Read our newsletter for more information and what to do if you start to experience symptoms.
This month we also discuss if you are getting enough sleep and the approaching flu season.
Food poisoning is no fun at any time of the year, but you wouldn't want it to ruin your summer break. Read our newsletter for more information and what to do if you start to experience symptoms.
This month we also discuss stress and provide tips for a good work-life balance.
This month's newsletter looks at Hepatitis and asks you if you know your ABCs. Read about the common types and prevention tips when travelling.
Continuing the theme of keeping healthy whilst travelling, there is also advice on how to prepare for the holidays and staying safe in the sun.
Holidays are the perfect opportunity to down tools, take time to recharge your batteries and spend quality time with family and friends. We look at fatigue and discuss work/life balance.Download PDF
Read our latest newsletter for ways to help defeat the heat over the summer months including information on how to protect your skin and to keep hydrated.
We also highlight the importance of regular cervical screening and signs and symptoms of cervical cancer to watch out for.Download PDF
Washing your hands properly removes dirt, viruses and bacteria, stopping them spreading to other people and objects, which can spread illnesses. Read our newsletter for our tips on how to keep your hands clean and importantly, germ free!
Our May newsletter also focuses on Respiratory Awareness and Arthritis.Download PDF
And with Spring, for many, comes hay fever and associated symptoms. The UK has some of the highest rates of allergies in the world, with over 20% of the population affected by one or more allergies.
This month we also focus on stress and what to do if it strikes, and feature on bowel cancer and the associated symptoms/risk factors.Download PDF
Around 7,330 woman develop ovarian cancer in the UK each year, with around 1 in 8 men developing prostate cancer at some stage of their lives.
Read more for the signs and symptoms of both cancer types to look out for.Download PDF
With the festive season fast approaching, are you aware of the impact alcohol can have to you and your body? Read our newsletter for more information on the health effects alcohol can have.Download PDF
MSDs cover any injury, damage or disorder of the joints or other tissues in the upper/lower limbs or the back. They can be caused through work, mainly via incorrectly-positioned display screen equipment (DSE) and incorrect manual handling.
Read more for our tips on how to sit correctly when at your desk and ways to relieve back pain.Download PDF
Around one in nine women develop breast cancer at some stage in their lives and around 2,220 men are diagnosed with testicular cancer in the UK each year.
Read more for the signs and symptoms to look out for and the risk factors associated with both cancer types.Download PDF
Flu (Influenza) is a common and infection illness which is spread through coughing and sneezing. Read our guide to help you to recognise the symptoms of flu and what to do if it strikes!Download PDF
Achieving a good work-life balance can at times be tough. Our latest newsletter provides guidance to help you to recognise signs of a poor work-life balance and tips to help manage this more effectively.Download PDF
We all feel tired occasionally. However, if you keep feeling tired, you should try to ﬁgure out what is really making you so. Read our guide for hints and tips on how to get a good night's sleep.Download PDF
With sunny days upon us, it’s good to be aware that exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun can cause skin damage including sunburn, blistering, skin ageing and, in the long term, can lead to skin cancer. Read our newsletter for some top tips on how to be sun safe.Download PDF
Everyone has mental health. Mental health problems are all too common in the workplace and are the leading cause of sickness absence. Having a fulfilling job can be good for your mental health and wellbeing.
Bowel cancer is more common in older people. Six in ten bowel cancer cases in the UK each year are in people 70 or over.
Detecting disease before symptoms appear means it’s easier to treat and there is a better chance of survival.Download PDF
Smoking is the biggest risk factor for heart disease, lung cancer, bronchitis and a host of other problems.
If you’re a smoker, stopping smoking is the single most important step you can take to protect the health of your heart.
You’ll feel better, and have more money to spend on other things that you enjoy.Download PDF
UK government guidelines for exercise in the 19-64 year old age group is 150 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise per week in bouts of 10 minutes or more each session.
Moderate exercise can include anything from brisk walking, riding a bike or mowing the lawn. This should include regular muscular strength exercises for all the major muscle groups at least two times a week.
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Eat better? Do more exercise? Spend more time with your family? Take that holiday to the US? Buy that car you have always wanted?
We might not be able to help with New York or a Ferrari, but we can certainly point you in the right direction to feeling better and looking healthier!Download PDF
The festive season is upon us and with it, often comes lots of alcohol. Enjoy the fun but take care, especially in the workplace, as alcohol and work are not a good combination!
We've got tips and tricks to keep you safe and healthy over the Christmas period.Download PDF
Back pain is a common problem and is something which affects most people at some stage in their life. It may be the result of excessive strain on the lower back and the risk increases when an individual is overweight or doesn’t have a good level of physical fitness.
Get our advice on avoiding and managing back pain.Download PDF
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK and is the name given to cancers that have first developed in breast tissue.
Cancer of the testicles, also known as testicular cancer, is one of the less common cancers. Testicular cancer usually affects younger men and is one of the most curable forms of cancer if detected early.
Get our guidance on understanding the symptoms and risk factors of these cancers.Download PDF
With Autumn fast approaching and cooler temperatures on the way, it’s time to start preparing for the Flu season. Flu (also known as influenza) is a highly infectious illness caused by the flu virus. It spreads rapidly through small droplets coughed or sneezed into the air by an infected person. Flu vaccinations are an excellent preventative method to beat the bugs and are particularly recommended for those who are pregnant or have a chronic serious medical condition.Download PDF
Many people find themselves constantly torn between the pressures of work and personal life. We need to earn a living, but we also want special quality time for our family, friends and ourselves. It can often feel as though there just aren’t enough hours in the day or days in the week. And while we rush around trying to fit more and more activities into less and less time, it is often our relationships that suffer.Download PDF