Local NHS invites all to come ‘check your health’

Local NHS invites all to come ‘check your health’

The NHS in West London is inviting all adults and children in North Kensington to book an appointment for an ‘Enhanced Health Check’. Following the tragedy at Grenfell Tower over two years ago, the local NHS has put this service in place to offer local people an assessment of their health and wellbeing. The Enhanced...

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New HIV diagnoses fall by a third in the UK

New HIV diagnoses fall by a third in the UK

Annual HIV data from Public Health England shows new diagnoses at their lowest level since 2000.  New diagnoses fell from 6,271 in 2015 to 4,484 in 2018. Diagnoses significantly declined in gay, bisexual and heterosexual populations between 2015-18.  This continued decline is primarily due to easier HIV testing, condom provision...

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VisitHealth brings diagnostics and nursing care to your home

VisitHealth brings diagnostics and nursing care to your home

Medical care is becoming more flexible, with the need for it to fit into our busy schedules. London’s first on demand at home healthcare means you can book a medical appointment in your home when it suits you. They have a staff of nurses who can carry out blood tests,...

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Westminster School pupils breathe cleaner air thanks to air purifying technology

A London primary school is enjoying an improvement in air quality levels, following the installation of air purification systems, that have been tested against some of the highest pollution levels of anywhere in the world. A partnership between taxi app and leading corporate ground travel provider Gett and award winning...

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London’s Best Private Healthcare Clinic

London’s Best Private Healthcare Clinic

MyHealthcare Clinic has recently been awarded London’s best private healthcare clinic 2019 by GHP for its efforts in revolutionising private healthcare in London. The family run business is making first class private healthcare accessible and affordable with comprehensive membership plans. With clinics in Wandsworth and Fulham, MyHealthcare Clinic offers medical,...

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Dental Implants at London’s Award Winning MyHealthcare Clinic

Dental Implants at London’s Award Winning MyHealthcare Clinic

Dental Implants are quickly becoming the best solution for missing or damaged teeth. Over recent years, full arch dental implant reconstructions have become an affordable and minimally invasive options for permanent and fully functional tooth replacements. We may now be saying goodbye to dentures and dental bridges.   Dental Implants...

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Having problems with a Hernia?

Having problems with a Hernia?

This article is authored by HCA Healthcare UK. Many people do not realise quite what an important role our abdominal walls play in everyday life. Made up of multiple muscular and fascial layers and covered by fat and skin,  it helps to house and protect some of the major organs...

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Courage and Creativity

Courage and Creativity

Achievement of pretty much any sort has value precisely because of the fight that has to be engaged to gain it, to be tough enough to overcome what is thrown at us and to keep on keeping on.  Those born with a disability, whether of mobility, hearing, vision, cognitive or...

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Daily puzzles could be linked to cognitive ability

Daily puzzles could be linked to cognitive ability

There is some evidence that doing daily mind games and puzzles may be connected to better cognitive abilities and “keep the brain young.” Researchers from the University of Exeter, Imperial College London and Kings College London, and funded by the National Institute for Health Research, published their two studies in...

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Mercedes v Marlboro

Mercedes v Marlboro

A lot has been said about the health consequences of smoking. But if the risk of lung cancer and other respiratory diseases isn’t enough, the financial cost should be more than enough incentive to quit. Today, around 9.4 million adults in the UK smoke and this is not just hitting...

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