Healthy body

Minor ailments and common conditions your pharmacy can help with Every year, millions of us visit our GP with minor health problems that a local...

Quit smoking

Take steps NOW to stop smoking Practical, quick and simple steps you can take straight away to quit smoking. Talk to your GP Many people don’t realise...

Eat well

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...

Genetics

Genetic testing and counselling Genetic testing can be used to find out whether a person is carrying a specific altered gene (genetic mutation ) that causes...

NHS Health Check

What is an NHS Health Check? Credit:By Ian Miles-Flashpoint Pictures / Alamy Stock Photo The NHS Health Check is a free check-up of your overall...

Vaccinations

Vaccination ingredients The main ingredient of any vaccine is the disease-causing virus, bacteria or toxin, but a number of other components are needed to make...

Sexual health

Sexual health for gay and bisexual men Having unprotected penetrative sex is the most likely way to pass on a sexually transmitted infection (STI). Using...

Sexual health

Visiting an STI clinic Getting tested and treated for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is straightforward and confidential. Most infections can be cured. A sexual health or...

Heart attack

Recovery Recovering from a heart attack can take several months, and it’s very important not to rush your rehabilitation. During your recovery period, you’ll receive...