Advice From The Experts

COVID-19: information about the new variants of coronavirus

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A new variant of coronavirus was detected in the UK in December, which appears to be much more easily transmissible and therefore has been associated with the sharp rise in...


Tips on how to overcome the January Blues

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Although it was very different for many of us in 2020, the festive season is usually known for bringing lots of joy and excitement, but now with January here and...


Top tips to help your New Year resolutions

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A New Year is often seen as a fresh start, and with this, most of us choose to make resolutions to help us change something in our lives. Although, while...


COVID-19: Restrictions by area

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This article was created on 21/12/2020 and will be updated frequently.  Last updated following the Government statement on 04/01/2021. With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, we want to make sure all...


The latest update following the three tier system review and the Government guidance for Christmas

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The latest government update on the 19th December has announced some further changes from those recently announced a few days ago, including a new tier 4, consisting of stricter measures...


Reduce COVID-19 Risks At Christmas: stay safe and well

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After what has been a tough year for many of us, on the 25th December restrictions in England will be eased to allow you to form a temporary Christmas bubble...


Eating a nourishing, balanced diet is really important to help keep us healthy, active and independent.

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When you are unwell, or recovering from an operation or infection, it can sometimes be hard to eat well. You might not feel like eating, or you may be suffering...


Everything you need to know about managing Christmas with high blood pressure

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This year, we’re all looking forward to spending some much needed time with loved ones, where permitted of course! The festive season is well known for being a period of...


2020 gift guide for people managing health conditions

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Buying Christmas presents for a loved one can sometimes feel overwhelming – having to think about something to suit their personality, hobbies and likes in order to find the perfect...


The NHS is now providing free vitamin D supplements

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The NHS is now offering free vitamin D supplements to those at high risk from coronavirus (the clinically extremely vulnerable). They will be providing free daily supplements during winter to help...


COVID-19: The latest update to the three tier lockdown rules in England

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The Government recently announced the Covid Winter Plan for England, as the country exits the national lockdown and enters the local restrictions, using an updated version of the three tier...


COVID-19 Testing: how it works and where to get one

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The NHS has created a number of ways you can get a coronavirus test, from at home kits to dedicated testing centres across the country, which can help you know...


Covid Winter Plan & Christmas Covid Rules

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The Government has announced its Covid Winter Plan for England, when the latest nationwide lockdown ends on 2nd December, as well as the Christmas Covid Rules to allow people to...