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Health
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11
Jul

How to deal with health difficulties in the workplace

Tackling a career whilst living with a disability or long-term health problem is relentless. It is a continuous challenge which is often unpredictable, requires copious problem solving and drains your energy. At least that it is true for me. However, dealing with such difficulties provides you with a new perspective, empathy and a unique skill-set....
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25
Jun

My menopause vs. my career

The current retirement age for a woman in the UK is 65, with the government planning to increase it to 67 over the next ten years. This means that a woman might spend as much as 15 menopausal years in the office, with a further 10 peri-menopausal years before that! Bearing in mind that this...
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18
Jun

Companies are failing to prioritise health and wellbeing

Companies are failing to prioritise health and wellbeing, according to new research. The research, conducted by AXA PPP healthcare, found that UK small businesses are struggling to respond to health and wellbeing needs of employees amid high stress and anxiety. Small businesses employ more than 16 million people and make up half of the UK’s...
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10
Jun

We must be more proactive with our health

By Dr Riccardo Di Cuffa from Private GPs’ – Your Doctor Our overwhelming work and family schedules are risking our health because we are not finding the time to be proactive with our health. Healthcare is a process which takes time and it can be hard to prioritise until there is a real problem. Understanding...
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10
Jun

10 things you’ve always wanted to ask your gynaecologist about cervical cancer

Guest blogger and consultant gynaecologist, Mr Jullien Brady answers your questions on cervical screening… 1. What does your cervix actually do? Your cervix is the junction between your vagina and your womb. The average cervix is around 4cm in length and 1.5cm in width, but this can vary widely from woman to woman. During pregnancy,...
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07
Jun

Checking Work Emails Outside of the Office is Damaging Your Health

The average person in the UK checks their phone every 12 minutes, cementing the fact that smartphones are engrained within 21st century culture.  It is not just social media that is at our fingertips as work emails and office-based tools are just a click away. In the quest to create a relaxed office environment, many...
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6 life-saving checks not to skip
24
Jan

6 life-saving checks not to skip

When life gets busy, taking time for your health can slip. We remind you of the life-saving checks you should be doing regularly… Mole checks: Most moles are normal and healthy, but some can change into melanoma – the name given to cancerous lesions. Like many cancers, detecting changes early can help with survival rates...
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18
Dec

SMEs can be bad for mental health

Michelle Wright, founder and CEO of Cause4 As an entrepreneur of a small growing business I often get asked how I find the energy to do what’s needed. It’s not something I can answer easily and fundamentally it’s the wrong question.  As Cause4 is coming up to its tenth anniversary, having employed hundreds of staff...
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