This Week's Top 5 Articles

Each week we take a look at the top five most-read articles to see what you are reading and learning from our full range of disciplines.  So sit back, and get the low down on this week's top 5 articles:

 

  1. UK Governing Bodies & Health Regulators Explained Get a feel for what each organisation does and find out how they work to regulate health and wellbeing professionals in the UK.
  2. Hypnobirthing: Creating Positive Birth Experiences Explore how hypnobirthing can both empower and support expectant parents through pregnancy, birth and beyond.
  3. Hard to Swallow: 1 in 10 UK Adults Can't Identify Common Veg Believe it or not but in a recent survey many of us are only achieving 1.5 out of the recommended 5 portions per day.
  4. Facial Aesthetic Injectable Treatments: What To Think About Before You Take the Plunge Non-surgical facial aesthetic treatments is a growing industry. Discover what you should be considering when choosing your preferred clinician.
  5. Cera to Launch National Digital Healthcare Hubs Cera, a healthcare start-up that supports older and vulnerable clients in their own homes, is to create 15 digital healthcare hubs across the UK, delivering telehealth and medication services to its users.

Latest Articles

November 18, 2021
Hypnobirthing: Creating Positive Birth Experiences
Hypnobirthing: Creating Positive Birth Experiences

Discovering you are pregnant is a moment in your life that you will never forget. It can feel exhilarating and terrifying in equal measures and as you prepare to welcome your baby...

November 13, 2021
Choosing a CQC 'Good' Rated Private GP
Choosing a CQC 'Good' Rated Private GP

Private GP services can offer a wide range of benefits for those seeking alternative routes to primary healthcare.

September 18, 2021
Top 7 Tips for Managing Anxiety
Top 7 Tips for Managing Anxiety

Anxiety is a word that has become all too common over the past 18 months. Prior to the Coronavirus pandemic it was a word that perhaps we might not have typically used about ourselves. However, Covid-19 has touched us all in different ways

September 18, 2021
Why Self-Care Should Be Made a Priority
Why Self-Care Should Be Made a Priority

We all know that a build up of stress and anxiety resulting in burnout is detrimental to our health and wellbeing. But why do we sometimes put off essential ‘me time’, or lower its priority so it sits at the bottom of our to-do-list?

August 26, 2021
Supporting Student Mental Health: The Transition to University
Supporting Student Mental Health: The Transition to University

The transition to university can be both an exciting and anxious time for both new students and their loved ones.

August 19, 2021
Coaching: Developing Mental Health Strategies After Lockdown
Coaching: Developing Mental Health Strategies After Lockdown

How have the past 18 months in and out of lockdown been for you?  Your answer may have negative and positive elements, what seems likely is that no two responses will be the same.

August 18, 2021
How to Fund Private Healthcare: Your Options Explained
How to Fund Private Healthcare: Your Options Explained

NHS England figures released in June 2020, showed that more people than ever before were waiting longer than 18 weeks for planned hospital surgery. The impact from the pandemic has seen a surge in interest into private health insurance policies

Dental Health Articles

July 10, 2020
Dentophobia: Fear of the Dentist
Dentophobia: Fear of the Dentist

“I’m scared of the dentist”, “I hate the dentist” and “I avoid going to the dentist” are common phrases that have been heard for the last 100 years.

By Dr Keval Chavda
August 20, 2020
Meet the Expert - Dr Keval Chavda, Dentist
Meet the Expert - Dr Keval Chavda, Dentist

Hi! My name is Dr. Kev Chavda and I am an NHS dentist based in Nottingham and Derbyshire, you may also know me as ‘Kev the Dentist’ on various social media platforms.

By Dr Keval Chavda
October 16, 2020
Visiting Your Dental Hygienist: How They Can Help With Your Oral Health
Visiting Your Dental Hygienist: How They Can Help With Your Oral Health

A Dental Hygienist is a trained and registered health professional that primarily deals with the health of the gums. They are focused on the prevention of oral diseases and helping people to establish better oral hygiene practices.

By Frances Robinson
February 11, 2021
Bleeding Gums: Why It Happens and How To Treat and Prevent It
Bleeding Gums: Why It Happens and How To Treat and Prevent It

When you build a house, you need great foundations. The foundations ensure stability, strength and longevity. The gums are the foundations of the teeth.

By Frances Robinson

Mental Health and Wellbeing Articles

January 26, 2021
Parental Burnout: Understanding the Top Five Warning Signs
Parental Burnout: Understanding the Top Five Warning Signs

Looking back at 2020 I don’t believe anyone could have predicted just how challenging the year would be and how it would take all of our collective resilience and flexibility to try and navigate it as best we can.

By Krysten Taprell
November 26, 2020
Top 10 Reasons to Practice Yoga
Top 10 Reasons to Practice Yoga

‘Yoga does not transform the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees’ – B.K.S. Iyengar This has been a turbulent year and with so many changes and challenges, it has been difficult to stay grounded and find moments of calm and focus.

August 04, 2020
Why Parents Need to Understand Brain Development
Why Parents Need to Understand Brain Development

So often we as parents are frustrated by our child’s behaviour. The tantrums, wanting the same coloured cup, and generally being overly emotional can just be so infuriating.

By Krysten Taprell
July 16, 2020
Insomnia: The Struggle With Sleep
Insomnia: The Struggle With Sleep

As a GP I see patients daily with sleep problems. Many people come to their doctors in desperation about their sleep. Chronic insomnia (meaning difficulty sleeping despite trying for more than 3 months) is very common and affects 1 in 10 adults.

By Dr Ed Griffiths

Musculoskeletal Health Articles

September 01, 2020
What Is A Bunion And What Are The Treatment Options?
What Is A Bunion And What Are The Treatment Options?

What is a bunion? A bunion is a bony bump on the side of the big toe. The medical name for bunion is “hallux valgus”. Bunions develop over a long time and start to cause pressure and pain over the bump. As the big toe drifts toward the second toe

By Mr Ziad Harb
November 10, 2020
What is Acupuncture and How Does It Work?
What is Acupuncture and How Does It Work?

How do you explain a 2,500-year-old Chinese treatment using our 200-year-old Western Medical knowledge and how do our Western minds get around the concept of energy flow and meridians?

November 02, 2020
Knee Replacement: Understanding the Options, Risks and Benefits
Knee Replacement: Understanding the Options, Risks and Benefits

Knee replacement or Arthroplasty is a common procedure that many of us will have either heard of or know someone who has had this procedure.

By Mr Michael Radford MBBS FRCS FRCS(Tr&Orth). BASK
September 03, 2020
How Physiotherapy Can Benefit Symptoms of Bladder Pain Syndrome
How Physiotherapy Can Benefit Symptoms of Bladder Pain Syndrome

Believe it or not, but 1 in 2 of us will be affected by a urology condition in our lifetime, this is according to figures from The Urology Foundation.  That’s approximately 3.9 billion of us. 

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