Thursday, March 23, 2017

Human Factors Training for Healthcare Professionals

West Midlands Academic Health Science Network Patient Safety Collaborative, in association with Attrainability, is pleased to announce a series of two day human factors training for healthcare professionals in the West Midlands. For many years, professionals have received high levels...

Act FAST – Call 999

Public Health England and the Stroke Association are urging South Asians to Act FAST if they spot signs of stroke with the aim of saving lives and improving outcomes for survivors. A person loses 2 million nerve cells every...

ASIAN WOMEN URGED TO KNOW THE SIGNS & SYMPTOMS OF BREAST CANCER

Meera Syal supports NHS ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ campaign The NHS is launching a new ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ public awareness campaign highlighting the fact that the older you get, your chances of getting breast cancer increase, with one...

Sedentary Lifestyle Linked to Early Death

More than a million people took part in a study on physical activity that was published in the Lancet. The study classified people according to their levels of activity. The lowest amounts were less than 5 minutes a day,...

Campaign generates an increase in lung cancer diagnoses

Finding lung cancer early can save lives A Be Clear on Cancer campaign, aimed at increasing awareness of the symptoms of lung cancer, has been considered so successful it is being repeated. The Public Health England campaign first ran nationally throughout...

Irresponsible Health Advice

Dr Alison Tedstone, Public Health England’s Chief Nutritionist said: “Advice to eat more fat is irresponsible and potentially deadly” in response to a report by the National Obesity Forum which advocates that eating fat may perhaps help in decreasing...

Weekend Friendly Home

Kiran Singh Work's tough. Sometimes the week gets you down. How do you make sure you're back up by Monday? You could transform your home into your own refreshing, re-energizing weekend retreat. Though a spa weekend or a mini vacation...

Registrations are open for jolly Jingle Bell Jog 2016

Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice is calling for participants to join in with the festivities in its annual Christmas fun run. Sprinting into its third year, the Jingle Bell Jog returns to Kings Heath park on Sunday December 4. Included in...

No Smoke without Fire

It’s time to defog the facts about shisha. With the ever rising popularity of shisha amongst the Asian youth, it seems one can’t turn a corner without running into a new Hookah haunt. With swanky shisha bars and lounges...

Sunny & Shay; As We Proceed…

This month, Sunny had an operation which has meant that we both have had to pause and take some time out and look at the way in which we address men's health. We've been inundated with messages of support...