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The NHS website
(9 days ago) Access to more than 600 videos used as part of the care offered by NHS doctors, made by Health and Care Innovations. Healthy living. Advice, tips and tools to help you make the best choices about your health and wellbeing. Lose weight. Eat well. Help with stress, anxiety and depression. Exercise.
(2 days ago) Try to keep to the recommended daily alcohol limits to reduce the risk of serious problems with your health, including risks to your heart health. Read the food label. When shopping, it's a good idea to look at the label on food and drink packaging to see how many calories and how much fat, salt and sugar the product contains.
(9 days ago) Find out the health benefits of reducing your alcohol intake and get tips on cutting down. Quit smoking Learn about the benefits of quitting smoking, including better health and increased fertility. Healthy body Get some practical information and advice for keeping your body in tip-top health
(8 days ago) Eating a balanced diet. Eating a healthy, balanced diet is an important part of maintaining good health, and can help you feel your best. This means eating a wide variety of foods in the right proportions, and consuming the right amount of food and drink to achieve and maintain a healthy body weight.
Why we should sit less
(3 days ago) To reduce our risk of ill health from inactivity, we are advised to exercise regularly, at least 150 minutes a week, and reduce sitting time. Studies have linked being inactive with being overweight and obese, type 2 diabetes, some types of cancer, and early death. Sitting for long periods is thought to slow the metabolism, which affects the
(1 days ago) Gonorrhoea is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by bacteria called Neisseria gonorrhoeae or gonococcus. It used to be known as "the clap". How gonorrhoea is spread. The bacteria that cause gonorrhoea are mainly found in discharge from the penis and in vaginal fluid.
Is masturbation normal
(Just Now) Read the answers to more questions about sexual health. Further information. What is oral sex? What can cause orgasm problems in women? What can cause premature, delayed or dry orgasms? Masturbation Q&A Good sex tips Sex and young people Brook: sexual health for under-25s; Page last reviewed: 9 November 2018
(5 days ago) Sexual health clinics treat problems with the genitals and urine system. Many sexual health clinics offer a walk-in service, where you do not need an appointment. They'll often get test results quicker than GP practices and you do not have to pay a prescription fee for treatment. Find a sexual health clinic
(7 days ago) Cancer is a condition where cells in a specific part of the body grow and reproduce uncontrollably. The cancerous cells can invade and destroy surrounding healthy tissue, including organs. Cancer sometimes begins in one part of the body before spreading to other areas. This process is known as metastasis.
How Are You
(3 days ago) Get a FREE personalized health score when you complete this 10 minute quiz. Loading How Are You is for over 18s only and is only designed to point you in the right direction. It’s not a medical assessment – if you’re worried about your health you should speak to a health professional. * All fields within the quiz are required unless
Health At Home
(4 days ago) You can access a range of health and care services from home or on the move using your smartphone, computer or tablet. If you need an NHS service, try to do it online first. For example, instead of going to A&E, you could try NHS 111 online first. This helps everyone follow social distancing and
NHS Health Check
(8 days ago) Strategic Health Asset Planning and Evaluation (SHAPE) Strategic Health Asset Planning and Evaluation (SHAPE) is a PHE tool and platform that uses GIS and data visualisation to bring a range of data together to inform delivery as well as evaluate services.
How to keep a penis clean
(9 days ago) Gently wash the penis with warm water each day when you're having a shower or bath. If you have a foreskin, pull it back gently and wash underneath. If you don't wash underneath the foreskin correctly, a cheesy-looking substance called smegma may begin to gather. Smegma is a …
(7 days ago) Women's health. How can I tell when I'm ovulating? What causes bleeding between periods? What if I forget to remove my tampon? Can a tampon get lost inside me? What causes a woman to bleed after sex? Can having an abortion affect my fertility? How should I …
What are the health risks of smoking
(Just Now) Health risks of passive smoking. Secondhand smoke comes from the tip of a lit cigarette and the smoke that the smoker breathes out. Breathing in secondhand smoke, also known as passive smoking, increases your risk of getting the same health conditions as smokers.
(7 days ago) Nearly 30 million adults, in England, have received their first vaccine dose, and over 15 million have now had their second jab. If you are 40 or over, or turn 40 before 1 July 2021, have a health condition that puts you at greater risk, are a health or social care worker or an unpaid carer, and you haven’t booked your first dose yet, the time to do so is now.
Coronavirus » Community Health Services
(7 days ago) Community health, hospital discharge and social care updates. Email bulletins bringing together our recent publications and updates. Children and young people with palliative and end-of-life care needs who are cared for in a community setting (home and hospice) during the COVID-19 pandemic.
NHS England » Definitions for Health Inequalities
(3 days ago) Health inequalities are unfair and avoidable differences in health across the population, and between different groups within society. Health inequalities arise because of the conditions in which we are born, grow, live, work and age. These conditions influence our opportunities for good health, and how we think, feel and act, and this shapes
(7 days ago) Sexual health. What is an orgasm? What is oral sex? What infections can I catch through oral sex? Are sex toys safe? Is masturbation normal? Can you become addicted to sex? Why does sex hurt? Does a woman always bleed when she has sex for the first time?
Female sexual problems
(6 days ago) A GP or practice nurse may order tests to check for underlying health conditions. If your problem is related to lack of hormones, such as testosterone or oestrogen, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may help. Treating other conditions, such as diabetes or depression, may also alleviate symptoms of sexual dysfunction.
NHS 111 Wales
(Just Now) A community mental health nurse (CMHN) ,sometimes known as a community psychiatric nurse or CPN is a registered nurse with specialist training in mental health. Some are attached to GP's surgeries or community mental health centres while others work in psychiatric units. CMHNs have a wide range of expertise.
Why lack of sleep is bad for your health
(Just Now) A variety of factors can cause poor sleep, including health conditions such as sleep apnoea. But in most cases, it's due to bad sleeping habits. But in most cases, it's due to bad sleeping habits. Find out the common medical causes of fatigue .
NHS England » NHS urges people with mental health worries
(2 days ago) People with mental health worries are being urged to seek help in a new phase of the NHS’s Help Us Help You campaign. Although mental health services have been running throughout the pandemic there was a marked dip in referrals despite evidence that coronavirus is …
(9 days ago) Health anxiety (sometimes called hypochondria) is when you spend so much time worrying you're ill, or about getting ill, that it starts to take over your life. Check if you have health anxiety. You may have health anxiety if you: constantly worry about your health; frequently check your body for signs of illness, such as lumps, tingling or pain
Health conditions and coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination
(3 days ago) Health conditions and coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination. The following charities have worked with the NHS to produce advice about the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine and certain health conditions. If you have a health condition that means you are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, or you are an adult carer, the NHS will contact you to arrange
NHS England » The 14 allied health professions
(6 days ago) Art therapists use art as a form of psychotherapy to encourage clients to explore a variety of issues including emotional, behavioural or mental health problems, learning or physical disabilities, life-limiting conditions, neurological conditions or physical illnesses. People of all ages from
List of NHS Acronyms
(6 days ago) medical terms, care for acute health conditions is the opposite from chronic care, or longer term care. Antenatal Care (Maternity) The care patient receives from healthcare professionals during pregnancy. The purpose of antenatal care is to monitor the patient health, the baby’s health …
Workforce Mental Health and Wellbeing
(1 days ago) Public Health England & BITC (Business in the Community) Business in the Community is the Prince’s Responsible Business Network. Its members work together to tackle a wide range of issues essential to building a fairer society and more sustainable future. BITC provide a …
Considering or at university Health Careers
(8 days ago) For most clinical careers, such as nursing, medicine and the allied health professions entry is through a degree approved by the Health and Care Professions Council, Nursing and Midwifery Council, General Medical Council or another regulatory body. Take a look at the Explore roles section to find out what the training involves and to get an idea of the qualifications needed.
Health Survey for England 2019 [NS]
(9 days ago) The Health Survey for England (HSE) monitors trends in the nation’s health and care. It provides information about adults aged 16 and over, and children aged 0 to 15, living in private households in England. The survey consists of an interview, followed by a visit from a nurse who takes some measurements and blood and saliva samples.
NHS England » About mental health
(7 days ago) Mental health is a priority as outlined in our Business Plan for 2016/17, and this is set out in the NHS England mandate. This reflects the agenda described in the Five Year Forward View , which gave a clear commitment to driving a more equal response across mental and physical health.
A guide to yoga
(2 days ago) What are the health benefits of yoga? Dozens of scientific trials of varying quality have been published on yoga. While there's scope for more rigorous studies on its health benefits, most studies suggest yoga is a safe and effective way to increase physical activity, especially strength, flexibility and balance.
Check Your Health For Your Body One You
(7 days ago) "A health check nurse explained that I could change my cholesterol by doing more exercise. I started the Couch to 5K running programme. I'm now on week 9 and I'm running for 30 minutes non-stop, which I didn't think I would ever do before I had the health check."
(8 days ago) Sexual health clinics can help with abnormal discharge. Sexual health clinics treat problems with the genitals and urine system. Many sexual health clinics offer a walk-in service, where you do not need an appointment. They'll often get test results quicker than GP surgeries. Find a sexual health clinic
NHS England » Children and young people
(5 days ago) Home; Mental health; Children and young people; Children and young people. The NHS Long Term Plan sets out the priorities for expanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health Services (CYPMHS) over the next 10 years. It aims to widen access to services closer to home, reduce unnecessary delays, and deliver specialist mental health care which is based on a clearer understanding of young
(5 days ago) Tics are fast, repetitive muscle movements that result in sudden and difficult to control body jolts or sounds. They're fairly common in childhood and typically first appear at around 5 years of age. Very occasionally they can start in adulthood. Tics are not usually serious and normally improve over time.
Manual for the Police Mental Health Screening
(3 days ago) The Police Mental Health Screening Questionnaire (PolQuest) is a collaboration between the Offender Health Research Network at the University of Manchester, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust and Lancashire Constabulary and included the input of police, mental health professionals and service users in its development. It is a short screening
Young People – CAMHS
(8 days ago) Physical Health Assessment - Some young people need to have their physical health checked. The types of checks we might do are; checking weight and height, blood pressure and temperature. q . r . Referral - A referral is the way in which key information about a young person is given to CAMHS. This information will include personal details (like
NHS England » Perinatal mental health resources
(5 days ago) Perinatal mental health resources. This good practice guidance, about involving and supporting partners and significant others, is for commissioners and those working in specialist perinatal mental health services. The guide describes how to provide: women and their families with a positive experience of care, with services joined up around them.
How do I get an NHS Health Check
(4 days ago) The majority of NHS Health Checks are done in GP surgeries and local pharmacies, but in some areas they may also be offered at other suitable and accessible places in your area. For example, to passers-by at mobile units or at leisure centres. To find out how you can get an NHS Health Check where you live, find out more about the NHS Health
NHS England » Staff mental health and wellbeing hubs
(4 days ago) The staff mental health and wellbeing hubs have been set up to provide healthcare colleagues rapid access to local evidence-based mental health services and support where needed. The hub offer is confidential and free of charge for all healthcare staff. The staff mental health and wellbeing hubs can offer you a clinical assessment and supported
About – Our NHS People
(8 days ago) Dr Pattani is an accredited specialist in Occupational Health with 25 years of experience, holding the FFOM since 2002. She has led Occupational Health Services as a Clinical Director in the NHS for 20 years and has experience working in the public and private sector.
What are the health benefits of losing weight
(9 days ago) What are the health benefits of losing weight? If you're overweight or obese, losing weight can reduce your risk of some potentially serious health problems. Most people who need to lose weight can get health benefits from losing even a small amount (about 5%) of their weight if they keep it off.