NHS Student Nurse Bursary Cut

Ministers plan to adjust the system in September 2017 and charge health workers for their degrees. However, in a letter to the Prime Minister, over 20 groups directed by the Royal College of Nursing said it could prevent people from...

Non-Surgical Solutions for Hair Loss

Kam Lavoi from The Laser Hair Growth Clinic, based within the prestigious David Lloyd gym and health club in the Great Barr area of Birmingham, answers your frequently asked questions about non-surgical solutions for hair loss.   Does LLLT (Low Level Light...

IBS: The Unopen Secret

For those who suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS, which is an estimated 10-15% of the global population, it's an uphill battle often marred by uncertainty, stress and pain. In the  UK, approximately nine million people suffer from...

British Muslim Charity Making a Difference in the Lives of the Elderly

Volunteers from Wakefield based charity, Penny Appeal, have been responding to the growing number of older people who experience loneliness by organising social visits and musical entertainment for local residents. Their latest visit was to the Well Springs Nursing Home...

BMA report warns that doctors under pressure and patients at risk due to gaps...

There are too few doctors on hospital shifts and those that are on duty are either taking on the work of more than one doctor or are inexperienced and without more senior support. These are the findings of a report...

The benefits of quitting smoking

With around 100,000 people in the UK dying from smoking per year, it is one of the nation’s biggest causes of death. Did you know each cigarette has around 4,000 chemicals, many of which are known to be toxic? Ammonia,...

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...

Stephen Hawking among those accusing Jeremy Hunt of Misrepresenting Evidence

A number of senior doctors, professors, authors, scientists, including Stephen Hawking and Prof. Robert Winston, have signed a letter to The Guardian claiming Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has caused a “devastating breakdown of trust between government and the medical...

New Year: New You!

Every New Year many of us make resolutions to lose weight or to embark on a health and fitness journey. However, often many of us will break these resolutions. So this year let’s stop the cycle and try to...

Mental health Charity LAMP Announces New CEO

LAMP (Leicestershire Action for Mental Health Project) is delighted to announce the appointment of Sue Langley as the charity’s new chief executive. Sue, who lives in Leicestershire, joins the charity from a national role with the Crimestoppers Trust and has...