Advice From The Experts

Coronavirus (COVID-19) patient update

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As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to impact our lives, new rules have come into effect in England from 14th September. We’ve had a few queries from our patients about...


Understanding anxiety, its causes and symptoms

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Anxiety is a common feeling which most of us will have experienced, perhaps more so recently as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to affect the way we’re living our lives....


Understanding stress, its causes and symptoms

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Stress is a common problem which most people will experience at some point in their lifetime. So here is our guide to stress, some potential factors that can cause it,...


How to Improve your health, lose weight and help cut the risks from COVID-19

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There’s much the scientific community is still learning about the coronavirus, how it’s transmitted, and its symptoms. However, a new Public Health England (PHE) report indicates that being excessively overweight...


Summer travel advice – be prepared

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Following a Government announcement, travellers returning to the UK from Spain are now required to quarantine for 14 days in an attempt to limit a further spike in coronavirus infections....


Coronavirus update for shielding patients

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In order to help tackle the spread of coronavirus, England has been in a state of lockdown since 23rd March. This has been a challenging period for all of us,...


New face covering rules in place from 24th July

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In a further effort to help manage the spread of coronavirus, the UK Government is bringing in additional rules around the use of face coverings which will come into effect...


Coronavirus update: Understanding local lockdowns

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On the 4th July, England took a further step towards normality by easing its lockdown status. Pubs and hairdressers were amongst the businesses allowed to reopen with new safety precautions....


Coronavirus 4th July update – what you need to know

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A series of new measures are being introduced by the Government on Saturday 4th July in the ongoing effort to safely navigate the coronavirus pandemic. This will be the most...


A helpful guide to taking your medicine

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The UK has been in a state of ‘lockdown’ for over 3 months and although the rules we’re living by are changing regularly, it could be some time before things...


Coronavirus update: new face mask requirements

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The UK Government is adapting the national strategy to help manage the spread of coronavirus as the pandemic continues. As we gradually come out of lockdown, new rules will be...


Diabetes – Causes, symptoms & treatments

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It’s diabetes awareness week and our charity partner the British Heart Foundation has pulled together some information for our patients on the causes, symptoms and treatments for diabetes.  What is diabetes?...


Diabetes medications

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With many of our patients managing diabetes, the British Heart Foundation provide information about oral medications that can control your blood glucose levels, which is critical to managing type 2...