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[ 7 May 2019 | No Comment ]

By Dr Tom York, NHS-registered and private GP for GPDQ, the UK’s first doctor-on-demand app
Ever wondered just what you should keep in your family first aid kit? If your bathroom cabinet has a few plasters and a sticky bottle of paracetamol., read on to find out about which items to stock up on this springtime so that you and your family are prepared.
Medication

Paracetamol – useful to have on hand for any pain or temperature
Ibuprofen – for pain control due to sprains or minor injuries and can be used with paracetamol
Piriton …

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[ 27 Apr 2019 | No Comment ]

By Dr Tom York, NHS-registered and private GP for GPDQ, the UK’s first doctor-on-demand app
Springtime is nearly upon us and as the weather gets warmer and the days get longer it’s likely you and your family will be spending more time outside. Outdoor activities can be a lot of fun but it’s important that you’re prepared and take certain precautions to keep your family safe.
Here are my tips for staying safe this springtime and some handy ideas to help you restock your family health cupboard, to ensure you’re fully equipped …

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[ 25 Apr 2019 | No Comment ]

The U.K.’s small and medium sized firms make up 99.9% of the UK’s private sector businesses, employ nearly three-fifths of its workforce and account for 48% of the turnover. But full-on pursuit of commercial success may be putting owners and employees of these businesses at increased risk of ill health and burnout. Described as a type of stress, office burnout can manifest itself as a state of physical, emotional or mental exhaustion combined with doubts about your competence and the value of your work.
Unfortunately, long working hours are often embedded into SME …

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[ 17 Dec 2018 | No Comment ]

Did you know that 7.5 million UK workers suffer from mental health problems in the office, but 44% do NOT tell their employer? The majority fear revealing their problems will block career progress, with three-fifths worried it will damage relationships with colleagues.
HealthTech startup Mynurva commissioned an independent, nationally-representative survey among more than 2,000 UK adults to uncover the number of full-time workers who suffer from mental health problems; how many of them seek help for their issues; and the main barriers that hold them back from doing so.
The survey found that …

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[ 6 Dec 2018 | No Comment ]

A GP’s Advice on How Parents Can Avoid Christmas Hazards

By Dr Tom York, NHS-registered and private GP for GPDQ, the UK’s first doctor-on-demand app
As a doctor, I’m acutely aware of the variety and frequency of accidents which can happen to children, even at home. Every year, more than two million children under the age of 15 will see a doctor following an accident at home. The general chaos of the Christmas holidays can create a range of hazards and consequently injury rates over this period often increase.
My son turns one …

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[ 12 Nov 2018 | No Comment ]

As any working mother will tell you we are all consumed with “mummy guilt” whether it be about working too much, not working enough, being there for the children, being there too much for the children.  Not making enough time for ourselves and making sure that we are 100% healthy. Most working mothers will worry over our children’s sniffles or sore leg, but what about us? Why do we never take time to ensure our physical – and mental – health is in tiptop condition?  Having to take time off …

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[ 17 Oct 2018 | No Comment ]

Even when working for the most family-friendly organisations, we can all have times where stress can creep up on us. If you find you have a demanding workload it can have an impact on all aspects of your life especially when you have a home and family commitments outside of work. On the adverse side of this, if you find you are not challenged enough by your workload or lacking career progression opportunities you might alternatively be feeling undervalued and demoralised. Stress can even be caused by your colleagues and …

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[ 11 Sep 2018 | No Comment ]

Everyone wants to have those natural- looking, fuller and beautiful lips. Lip filler which is also referred to as lip injection or lip augmentation is a short procedure that has various merits. In case you have thin lips, this a great way of increasing their fullness. Also you can enhance the definition of your lips by lip filler and injectables. You want to redefine that beautiful smile? This is the treatment to take. Lip filler will also make sure that your lips retain that youthful look and always appear rejuvenated.
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[ 23 Aug 2018 | No Comment ]

Are you worried about your health? If you’re reading this and you’re male you may be saying no already: men tend not to share their health worries, nor focus on their health as much as women. But a new campaign from Lloyds Pharmacy is aiming to change all this.
 
Talking Health is a digital magazine from LloydsPharmacy. The magazine looks at some of the most important men’s health topics. You can read about everything from hair loss myths, to contraception advice, to the importance of sexual wellbeing.  And to make sure that …

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[ 15 Aug 2018 | No Comment ]

According to HSE, around 12.5 million working days are lost due to work related stress in 2017 with 526,000 British workers suffering from Mental Health issues such as depression and anxiety.
Following these recent statistics, Ciara Morrison, Head of HR and Talent at Instant Offices identifies the early signs of Burnout and how to effectively avoid hitting rock bottom:
If your work and family life are consistently stressful, you’re almost certainly at risk of burnout. Most people only realise that they are truly burnt out when it’s too late and then they need to work towards …