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Summer time

4 tips to keep children safe in the sun

Joyously, Britain is finally getting some hot weather. Not only does this give our favourite conversation starter a positive spin, but it’s also a fantastic time for kids to play outdoors and enjoy the warm weather. However, it is vital to ensure that your children are well protected from the sun’s rays, be this at […]

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Signs of postnatal depression in men

How common is male postnatal depression? Becoming a parent is one of the most life-changing experiences a person can have. The day a child is born is often the most memorable day of a parent’s life, and emotions run high. While it’s usually a joyous occasion, depression is a common part of getting to grips […]

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A guide to healthcare for international students in the UK

If you’re visiting the UK as a student, it is very important that you make arrangements for healthcare. Our National Health Service (NHS) can at first seem complex and it’s likely you have a number of questions: Am I entitled to NHS healthcare? Are there certain procedures that are not covered? What do I do […]

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What are the benefits of home healthcare for the elderly?

As we get older, we may have to rely more on regular healthcare. However, visiting hospitals can be strenuous and waiting rooms aren’t always comfortable. There may be a simpler way to receive medical treatment. What if, instead of going to the doctor, the doctor came to you? For many people this is ideal. Here […]

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Looking after your mental health as an athlete

As an athlete, your profession involves pushing both your mind and your body to the limit. Therefore you will have highly specific needs when seeking medical care. Athletes will see doctors who specialise in the effects of gruelling physical regimens. However, imagine if an athlete is experiencing symptoms of depression. They tell their doctor they […]

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What are the benefits of private healthcare during pregnancy?

Pregnancy can be both an exciting and worrying time. Having more freedom to tailor care can alleviate concerns for expecting parents. This can include the choice to have private pregnancy care. But what exactly can private healthcare offer new and expecting mums and dads? Here are some of the benefits of private healthcare, so you […]

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5 reasons why the “Uberizing” of healthcare works and why it is happening

First it was taxis, then it was takeaway food. Now it’s groceries, hairdressers, electronics and everything you could possibly imagine, be it services or products. All of it has been “Uberized”, to make these services and products much more accessible to the widest possible group of people. But there is one industry where we are […]

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medical treatment in uk

Getting medical treatment while visiting the UK

Is there anything worse than getting sick while on holiday, or a business trip to London? On top of a fever or a sprained ankle, you’re in an unfamiliar place and might be confused about getting medical treatment in the UK. Here’s our guide for where to go and who to contact if you need […]

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Physiotherapy and mental health

The effect of physiotherapy on mental health

You know what they say: ‘healthy body, healthy mind’. As with most age old proverbs, there is of course some great wisdom behind this particular nugget. Modern healthcare professionals acknowledge the need to treat patients holistically, taking care of their physical and emotional needs, and how their lifestyle also impacts on their mental health. But […]

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Video Doctors

Just how effective are video doctors?

Visiting the doctor in the UK can be a hassle. It often includes using up precious holiday entitlement, missing something you have previously planned, or having to opt for the earliest appointment at the crack of dawn two weeks away. What’s more, the strain on GPs and the costs of missed appointments don’t seem to […]

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