67% of British Asians say Mental Illness Has Affected Their Relationships

Mental illness is being talked about more and more openly in today’s society, which is great. But in British Asian culture, it’s still a big taboo. 1 in every 4 people suffers from some form of mental illness at some...

Home Remedies for Winter Ailments

The Art of Ancient Healing by Mita Mistry Over eating is very common during the cold dreary winter months when many of us reach out for rich, scrumptious warming food to comfort and lift our spirits. This is ok....

NHS Staff Demand Pay Rise

Unions representing NHS workers have written to the chancellor to demand a 3.9% pay rise as well as an extra £800 to make up for the "cut" they have seen over recent years. Pay has fallen by 15% since 2010...

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,...

Monthly Health Tips with Dr Phil Dyer

This month Dr Dyer gives advice on DementiaThere are over 500,000 people living with Dementia in England and this figure is expected to double over the next 30 years. Dementia causes the gradual loss of mental abilities such as...

More strokes are now occurring at an earlier age

Public Health England’s statistics show that over a third (38%) of first time strokes happen in middle aged adults (between the ages of 40 – 69). More first time strokes are now occurring at an earlier age compared to a...

New Flu Vaccination Campaign Launched

Public Health England (PHE) is encouraging parents and carers to help protect their children from flu this winter, as the largest ever program vaccinating children against it gets underway. This year, the vaccine is being offered to 2 –...

Have You Considered Organ Donation?

Individuals from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities are waiting significantly longer for their kidney transplants than those from other communities due to the lack of suitable organs. The lack of organ donation is becoming a more pressing issue...

Dr Phil Dyer on the health benefits of Vitamin D

Monthly Health with Heartlands HospitalThis month, HeartlandsHospital’s Dr Phil Dyer talks about the health benefits of vitamin D.   With the short days and long dark nights of winter, it’s easy at this time of year to dream of sunnier days...

Fitness Goals For 2015

Achieve your health and fitness goal this year!Every New Year many of us make a health or weightless resolution and often many of us will break it! So this year let’s stop the cycle and try to stick to...