Emmerdale star Bhasker Patel gets behind the new ACT FAST stroke campaign

Emmerdale actor Bhasker Patel is calling on South Asians to know the common signs of stroke highlighted in the latest Public Health England national Act FAST campaign. Act FAST reminds people of the key symptoms of stroke and the importance...

Conceiving Troubles

Infertility - where a couple is unable to get pregnant despite having regular unprotected sex - is predicted to affect 3.5 million people in the UK. A new study of more than 15,000 women and men in Britain revealed that...

Call For Volunteers!

Have you been affected by bowel cancer, either personally or through someone you know? If you have and would like to raise awareness of bowel cancer, the UK’s second biggest cancer killer, here’s your chance to do something about...

Stoptober is Back This October

Sarah Stables On The Benefits of Quitting Smoking Stoptober is back this October encouraging people to take up the 28-day stop smoking challenge. If you are a smoker, this may be the perfect time to think about giving up. Around 100,000...

Don’t ignore the warning signs: New campaign Drives Awareness of Cancer Signs

A new campaign in the Midlands aims to drive awareness of persistent tummy troubles as possible signs of cancer. In the Midlands around 55,800 people are diagnosed with cancer each year and around 26,100 die of the disease ,, Key findings...

New Film Highlights Blood in Urine

New film released to highlight the importance of early diagnosis and cultural issues that can delay Black and South Asian people from seeing their doctor early Early diagnosis of bladder and kidney cancers increases the chance of survival, so being...

Fast Food Delivery in Schools

The research found that fast food takeaways were most at fault for childhood obesity since one in four children ordered takeaway to their school. The Royal Society of Public Heath (RSPH) have cautioned that this could result in a ban. The...

Get active outdoors this autumn with Rosie Naseer

All of my adult life I’ve been an avid hill walker and lover of the countryside of the British Isles. Sadly, big shopping centres seem to attract more visitors than our green and pleasant land. I want to change...

South Asian Communities to Receive Tailored Dementia Support

New Initiative Will Provide Families With More Information A new initiative which aims to provide South Asian families and the wider community with culturally-tailored information about dementia has been launched by Alzheimer’s Society. This comes as part of the charity's response...

NHS to remove cold remedies, gluten-free food and indigestion medication from prescriptions

In a bid to save on funds, the NHS is cracking down on providing prescriptions for “low value” medicines, including cold remedies, gluten-free food and sunscreen. These items, as well as certain types of pain relief and travel vaccines,...