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As well as interesting informational articles, you’ll find practical posts that will help you to tackle common challenges many of our clients and their families have encountered over the years.

We’re often asked what exactly our nurses and carers do on a day to day basis when out in the community so from time to time you’ll also be able to read more about some members of the team.

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10 Health Screenings All Women Should Consider Featured

A woman’s health depends on a lot of factors. Every woman should make time for healthy habits, regular exercise, stress management, choosing the right foods as well as scheduling routine health screenings so potential problems can be identified early. In fact, health screenings can make...

Is an Annual Health check really necessary? Featured

We all know that ‘prevention is better than cure’ – that’s why we regularly service our cars and our gas central heating boilers and that’s why we visit our dentist regularly. In order to keep everything running smoothly we regularly check its all OK and, if there is a problem, hopefully we’ll have found out about it early enough to make sure we don’t have a...

Strokes

Did you Know that 150,000 people a year in the UK are affected by strokes… 20% of these will be below the age of 40; the majority will be over 65…

Grief is as unique as the Griever

One thing we can guarantee in our life is that we will grieve and experience loss at some time. It is a fact of life that neither our education system nor the material society in which we live acknowledge, nor do they help us prepare for this inevitable happening.

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women. The lifetime risk of developing breast cancer is one in nine. Each year there are approximately 41,000 new diagnoses The incidence of breast cancer for men is on the increase too with approximately...

Cervical Smears

A cervical smear test is an important part of maintaining health for all women who have ever been sexually active. Some women find the smear test uncomfortable or embarrassing and so may put off attending for a cervical smear The examination only takes a few minutes and could save your life. Statistics show that annual smears reduce your risk of cervical cancer by...

Diabetes: the facts.

Diabetes is a long-term (chronic) condition caused by too much glucose, a type of sugar, in the blood. It is also sometimes known as diabetes mellitus. Diabetes affects 285 million people around the world. It is thought that a further 100 million people have...
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