Your Health

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.

October 2019

Smoking: It's a Killer. Quitting is a Journey

October is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 10th is World Mental Health Awareness day 

 

 

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September 2019

Take Charge of Your Menopause

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.

 

 

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August 2019

Don't Let Food Poisoning Ruin Your Summer!

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.

 

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July 2019

Holiday Health

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.

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June 2019

Keep Fit & Well this Summer!

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.

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May 2019

High 5 for Clean Hands!

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.

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April 2019

Spring Has Sprung!

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.

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March 2019

Ovarian & Prostate Cancer Awareness

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.

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February 2019

Let's Get Moving!

Hints on tips as to how to achieve the recommended levels of aerobic activity each week and a focus on the importance of talking about mental health.

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January 2019

New Year New You!

Quick tricks to get your five a day and improve your health. Also, all about Dry January and giving your liver a rest - try the booze-free challenge!

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December 2018

Alcohol Awareness

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.

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November 2018

Watch Your Back!

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.

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October 2018

Cancer Awareness

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.

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September 2018

Fight the Flu!

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!

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August 2018

How's Your Work-Life Balance?

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.

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July 2018

Fight Against Fatigue!

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.

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June 2018

Sun Awareness

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.

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May 2018

Mental Health Awareness

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.

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April 2018

Bowel Cancer Awareness

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.

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March 2018

Be Kind to Your Heart - Stop Smoking! 

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.

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February 2018

It's Time to Get Active!

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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January 2018

Made your New Year's resolutions? 

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!

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January 2018 Duradiamond Heathcare newsletter

December 2017

Take care of your health this holiday season

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.

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November 2017

Do you suffer from back pain?

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.

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October 2017

Cancer Awareness

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.

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September 2017

Fight the Flu!

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.

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August 2017

Are you achieving a work life balance?

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.

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