Nutrition and Diabetes management.

Author – Cecilia Jaarsma, Dietician  Previous Next As part of celebrating dietitians week 2021, we wanted to share some top tips for managing diabetes through your diet. Healthy eating for diabetes is really no different to healthy eating for everyone else. The key is making sure you are eating a balanced diet, by including the […]

Six steps to a healthier heart

Author – Rebecca McBride, Specialist Dietician Previous Next 3 things to include in your diet and 3 things to reduce for a healthy heart As part of celebrating dietitians week 2021, our dietitians have shared some top tips on how to reduce your risk of heart disease and lower your cholesterol: Three things to increase: […]

Receiving a cancer diagnosis during the pandemic

People can feel all sorts of emotions when receiving a cancer diagnosis, and finding out this news in the midst of a global pandemic can feel even more daunting. We spoke with Sylvia Parsons who was recently diagnosed with womb cancer to find out about her experience. When did you start noticing symptoms?  The first […]

Providing peace of mind for new parents

Mother holding her baby

There’s nothing more reassuring for new parents than hearing their baby’s first cry and that the initial new-born checks show a healthy baby. We understand that your baby’s health and wellbeing is of the upmost importance to you, and that’s why we have created a new Baby Orthopaedic Check to give you greater peace of […]

Blue Monday

Blue Monday, which falls this year on 18th January 2021, is widely known as the most depressing day of the year. With Christmas over and the Summer still seeming far away,  many people feel down and unlike themselves. This year, with another lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, this day might seem more gloomy than […]

Cervical Cancer Awareness Week

As it is Cervical Cancer Awareness Week, we want to help raise awareness and answer some of the common questions that crop up surrounding Cervical Cancer. We have spoken to Risalina Nitro, our Oncology Nurse Navigator to get her tips and advice. “Due to the nature of the disease, specialising in cancer is a challenging […]

Sugar Awareness Week

As is it Sugar Awareness Week, who better to turn to than our very own associate nutritionist, Sarah Tipping. Here Sarah discusses the importance of keeping our sugar intake low, sharing some of her top tips for cutting down on your sugar consumption Why is it so important to reduce the amount of sugar that […]

Bowel cancer and the role of diet

Whilst the exact cause of bowel cancer is unknown, research suggests that your diet can affect your risk of developing bowel cancer.   We asked our dietitians for their advice on what to eat – and what not to eat – to reduce your bowel cancer risk.   What can I do to reduce my risk of […]

How different weight loss procedures can help achieve necessary weight loss

Gastric band surgery for weight loss is something that most people have heard of, but many know very little about what it entails and also the term ‘gastric band ’is often used to group together many different types of weight loss treatments.   While exercise and diet can help you with some weight loss, often […]