NEWS ITEMS

Diabetes Awareness Week

June 10, 2020 4:31 pm

Diabetes Awareness Week is all about creating awareness of the condition and encouraging people to share their experiences of living with...

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Assisted Living for Children and Young Adults

June 9, 2020 9:59 am

When we think of the term ‘home care’, we tend to confuse it with a nursing home for the elderly, or presume it is only for a select group of people. However, home care is in fact an all-encompassing phrase for a whole host of different services that are offered...

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Easing Anxiety During Lockdown

May 26, 2020 4:05 pm

Alison Blackler, from Wirral-Based 2minds, talks about some of the challenges we are facing when in lockdown. She also explains the triggers for some of the common fears and anxieties many of us share

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Skin Cancer Awareness Month

May 18, 2020 11:36 am

There are three main types of skin cancer, these include, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and malignant melanoma. Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer as it often spreads. Although it is not the most common. When Melanoma spreads, it becomes difficult to treat

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Social Media effects on your Mental Health

May 18, 2020 10:19 am

Excessive use of Social media can cause feelings of stress and anxiety. These feelings can be heightened during a normal week, let alone a global pandemic in which the internet is full of news and articles bombarding you with figures and fact, some of which are...

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Improved Survival Rate of Stroke

May 13, 2020 1:59 pm

A stroke is a serious condition that occurs when blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. There are two main types of stroke, Ischaemic and Haemorrhagic. Both types affect the brain in different ways and have different causes...

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Tips on how to get sleep during lockdown

May 11, 2020 10:53 am

The BBC News recently reported a surge in the hashtag, “can’t sleep” on social media platforms such as Twitter. These posts were coupled with the authors’ tales of not being able to get a goodnights rest since the country went into ‘lockdown

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In-Home Breathing Device

May 4, 2020 1:50 pm

The NHS defines COPD as the collective name for a group of lung conditions causing breathing difficulties. The breathing problems tend to worsen overtime. Therefore, limiting normal activities such as cooking, shopping, getting dressed and personal care. However, treatment can help keep the condition under control

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Difference between Alzheimer’s and Dementia 

April 23, 2020 2:41 pm

Many people around the world are aware of Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia, but sometimes they can be confused as the same disease and many cannot tell the difference. Alzheimer’s Disease is a form of Dementia and accounts for up...

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