15 January 2021
Apart from celebrating that 2020 is now over, there are lots of things to look forward to in 2021! Here’s our top five.
6 January 2021
Having a dog can be beneficial for your health in many different ways, from lowering your stress levels to reducing blood pressure – it’s no wonder they’re called “man’s best friend”!
21 December 2020
Tradition is important to many of us. It helps us feel a sense of belonging and give us stability in a chaotic, unpredictable world.
17 December 2020
Pocket Physio is available to download for free on the Apple App Store for iOS and the Google Play Store for Android.
11 December 2020
If you’ve already tried to have the conversation and it didn’t go well, or you’ve been avoiding your family like the coronavirus just so you don’t have to break the bad news, then you’re in the right place – AND – you’re not alone.
2 December 2020
From the 2nd- 8th December, it’s National Grief Awareness Week, which aims to break the taboo around grief, and encourage a safe space to talk about the subject.
23 November 2020
The medical director of an Ilford hospital is urging men, especially those from BAME communities, to protect their mental health as the community fights Covid-19 this winter.
23 November 2020
The overuse of antibiotics on humans and animals has become a growing problem across the world, causing the emergence of antibiotic resistance.
20 November 2020
While cataracts can interfere with everyday life if left untreated, cataract surgery is a successful procedure with good results for almost all patients.
19 November 2020
The winter blues are also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and can affect everyone differently.
16 November 2020
In the UK, obesity is one of the biggest health crises with 63% of adults in England being overweight or living with obesity.
12 November 2020
Finished your favourite series together? Watched all the films on your watch list? It’s understandable that you might be running out of ideas of what to do as a couple.
6 November 2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic you may have felt a heightened anxiety about your health, whether it’s constantly worrying you may have COVID-19 or worrying that you have an undiscovered underlying health problem.
30 October 2020
Even though Halloween is built on sweets and treats, there is still an opportunity to make health conscious decisions without losing the fun. Take a look at our healthy Halloween dishes to get everyone in the spirit of the season.
23 October 2020
Bunions can have a negative effect on your day to day life, making it hard to walk and wear shoes which are tight to your feet.
22 October 2020
As part of Black History Month, we want to make you aware of an important issue that heavily affects the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community. In the UK, there is a shortage of BAME blood donors. Just last year, fewer than 5% of blood donors came from the BAME community.
22 October 2020
Seeing your optician as soon as a problem arises can lead to a speedy referral to a consultant and that can save your sight.
20 October 2020
Nurul Ahad, Practice Plus Group’s Head of Orthopaedics, explained: “Fragile bones are more likely to break, and unfortunately hardworking bones in your wrist, hip and spine are particularly vulnerable.”
12 October 2020
An endoscopy is when a tube with a camera and a light is inserted into your body through your mouth, nose or anus to help identify and diagnose the cause of a variety of symptoms.
16 September 2020
Nature is a powerful de-stressor, so getting out in it often is great for wellbeing and physical health. But what about those times when you just can’t get out in it? How can we benefit from nature when we can’t reach it?