Health & Wellbeing

Thursday, 23 September 2021 01:56

Many patients are being prescribed unnecessary and even harmful treatments, a report warns. The review suggests one-tenth of items dispensed by primary care are inappropriate or could be changed,...

Health & Wellbeing

Wednesday, 22 September 2021 03:14

As the largest vaccine producer in the world, India’s health minister says that it is now resuming exports and of surplus coronavirus vaccines following a recent surge in infections in the...

Health & Wellbeing

Wednesday, 22 September 2021 03:13

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) has received an array of high value and rare items through its freepost donation service, helping to raise funds for life saving research. The UK’s largest...

Health & Wellbeing

Monday, 20 September 2021 23:49

In the last few years home workouts have become more prevalent than ever before, and it seems that even post-lockdown they are here to stay. But they don’t need to get...

Health & Wellbeing

Monday, 20 September 2021 00:15

Stoptober is back to launch its 10th mass quit attempt on October 1, calling on smokers in England to join the 2.3 million others who have made a quit attempt with the campaign since...

Health & Wellbeing

Saturday, 18 September 2021 02:22

Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice is excited to announce that their recent Enchanted 10k Walk has raised a record breaking £50,000 for local Hospice care. The Selly Oak based charity were finally able to...

Health & Wellbeing

Friday, 17 September 2021 03:14

Responding to the latest urgent and emergency care survey published that was published by the CQC, Dr Katherine Henderson, President of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, said: “The survey is...

Health & Wellbeing

Friday, 17 September 2021 02:57

WV Active is working with the Institute of Swimming to offer Wolverhampton residents part-funded training to gain a swimming teacher qualification. Those looking to start a new career as a swimming...

Health & Wellbeing

Thursday, 16 September 2021 02:50

The City of Wolverhampton Council’s leisure centres are teaming up with Diabetes UK to offer free physical activity sessions for those living with the condition. Following the success of previous...

Health & Wellbeing

Thursday, 16 September 2021 02:49

A poll by the London and Australia-based interior design studio, Conscious Cribs, found that 87% of people who responded are worried about the hidden toxins in their home and how it could be...

Health & Wellbeing

Monday, 13 September 2021 01:23

Acas has published new advice today to help employees and employers at care homes in England understand the new Government rules around vaccination.  From 11 November, anyone who works inside...

Health & Wellbeing

Friday, 10 September 2021 02:05

The latest Emergency Department performance figures for August 2021 published by NHS England show the worst four-hour performance since records began, the worst performance for an August, and the...

Health & Wellbeing

Monday, 06 September 2021 23:48

The NHS in England will get an extra £5.4bn over the next six months to respond to Covid-19 and tackle the backlog caused by the pandemic, the government has announced. Prime Minister Boris Johnson...

Health & Wellbeing

Monday, 06 September 2021 23:33

A new snapshot survey by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine has found that in August 2021 half of respondents stated that their Emergency Department had been forced to hold patients outside in...

Health & Wellbeing

Monday, 06 September 2021 01:59

New research by Acas has found that over a third (36%) of British employers have seen their mental health support improve since the start of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Acas commissioned...

Health & Wellbeing

Sunday, 05 September 2021 01:20

Labour has called for clarity on Covid vaccines for children to prevent further disruption to their education. However, shadow education secretary Kate Green said other measures including...