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? Week into lockdown 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?
2 September 2020
We’re here with more mealtime inspiration! Our ‘Breakfast, lunch and dinner’ food series is all about good food, quick food and using up whatever you have in the cupboard. Don’t have something the recipe calls for? Substitute it for something you do have.
26 August 2020
Wednesday 26th August is National Dog Day, which celebrates all things canine. 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”!
18 August 2020
Has your fitness level decreased since the start of lockdown? We don’t blame you. With the world stuck inside and your favourite television series a button away, becoming a couch potato has been easier than ever.
11 August 2020
As the heat wave continues and the night’s offer little respite, not sleeping well because of it can make you feel over the summer novelty pretty quickly. Here’s a few tips to help you claim back the night.
21 May 2020
Nail biting is a common habit that can be triggered by overstimulation and feelings of anxiety.
6 April 2020
April is the awareness month for both bowel cancer and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). If your doctor says that you need endoscopy to investigate symptoms, you can ask to be referred to us to have your tests done.