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E-Cigarettes

E-Cigarettes

12th November, 2018

What risks do e-cigarettes impose? Do they truly benefit those wishing to stop smoking? Here is a collection of research so that you can make your own decision about e-cigarettes. 

Burns on Bonfire Night

Burns on Bonfire Night

26th October, 2018

Bonfire Night is all fun and games until somebody gets hurt, so what do we do if ourselves or someone else gets burned? Here is a step-by-step guide on how to treat burns this November 5th.

Is Flu Costing Your Business?

Is Flu Costing Your Business?

5th September, 2018

The average cost of sickness per employee rose to an average of £570 per person in 2017 compared to £455 per person in 2016 and that figure is expected to increase again this year.

NHS to cut back on prescribing over-the-counter medicines

NHS to cut back on prescribing over-the-counter medicines

10th April, 2018

In news presented on the 29th of March 2018, it has been announced that NHS England are going to crack down on the routine prescribing of over-the-counter medicines for 35 self-limiting or short-term medical conditions, saving the NHS £100 million a year to be reinvested in frontline services.

Prescription Drugs and Driving

Prescription Drugs and Driving

8th March, 2018

Driving whilst under the influence of alcohol has long since been known to incur a series of hefty consequences from fines, to driving bans and even prison sentences, depending on the severity of the occasion. However, since 2015 it’s not only alcohol which needs to be out of your system before you get behind the wheel - but a host of different drugs too.

Gifts for Valentine’s Day

Gifts for Valentine’s Day

10th February, 2017

The most romantic day of the year is drawing closer so we thought we would take the opportunity to put together the ultimate gift guide for those who want to show someone special how much they care.

Why you shouldn't share medication

Why you shouldn't share medication

13th January, 2017

Despite the dangers, according to a 2014 review which involved 36,000 people over 19 different studies, up to 50% of us have taken somebody else’s prescription medication, which one in four people being willing to give their medication to their friends and family.