Yellow Hats Are Not Just For Builders

Date: 9 September 2016 Location: Edgbaston Room, Lucas House, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham B15 2RA Do you work in an organisation committed to staff wellbeing? Are you finding it hard to maintain this focus while delivering on other pressing challenges? If so,...

Walking For Health

Dal Dhaliwal Advises Us To Get Walking! Walking is a great way to lose weight and get more active. It is a perfect form of exercise for people of all ages and fitness levels – it’s free and...

CEO of NHS England backs charity vision for hospice care for all

A Birmingham hospice has launched an ambitious and innovative programme of service redesign to reach more individuals and their families, carers and loved ones than ever before. Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice revealed plans to deliver ‘Hospice Care for All’ at the...

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...

World Mental Health Day – The Do’s and Don’ts Of Discussing Stress with Loved...

Monday 10th October marks World Mental Health Day with this year’s theme being ‘Psychological First Aid for All’. Mental Health remains a taboo subject within the community, making it difficult for individuals to talk about the issue with those close...

Olympic Cupping Craze

Numerous Olympic athletes have been spotted sporting large red and purple circular bruises dotted around their body. The bruises are the result of an ancient Islamic medical traditional known as ‘cupping’ which is thought to heal fatigued muscles and relieve...

Longest Fasts Of Ramadan

Many Muslims will not eat or drink from sunrise to sunset, which this year, will last up to 19 hours in the UK. Fasting begins before sunrise with a meal known as Suhoor, and ends at sunset with a meal...

Blood in your Urine?

Dr Jyoti Sood warns South Asians “If you notice blood in your urine, even if it’s just the once, you must tell your doctor straightaway” Dr Jyoti Sood, who features in the latest Public Health England (PHE) Be Clear on...

West Midlands residents encouraged to use NHS 111 service to avoid unnecessary A&E visits

It is estimated that nearly three quarters of a million West Midlands residents (731,525) go to A&E each year who could have been helped by NHS 111 West Midlands residents are being urged to avoid unnecessary trips to A&E by...

Stay Healthy on the Go!

For those of us who travel or endure long commutes, it’s often very easy to find ourselves slipping into bad habits and giving into quick, convenient and unhealthy snacks. Here we give you some tips on how to curb...