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  1. FAQ - Mindfulness

    18/01/21

    An anyone-can-do-it stress-buster built on your breath. Ever get out of the car and not remember the journey? This ‘autopilot’ can drag mood down, especially when we have a lot on our minds. Get off autopilot by noticing what’s going on in the moment you’ ... More

  2. FAQ - Type 2 Diabetes FAQs

    25/07/18

    About 90% of people with diabetes have type 2. It can be controlled using diet and medication. What is diabetes? Read our Diabetes FAQs  for more on the symptoms of diabetes and the health complications it can cause. Tell me more about type 2 diabetes? Ab ... More

  3. FAQ - Type 1 Diabetes FAQs

    25/07/18

    You can't avoid type 1 diabetes. What is diabetes? Read our Diabetes FAQs  for more on the symptoms of diabetes and the health complications it can cause. Tell me more about type 1 diabetes? About 10% of people with diabetes have type 1. It happens w ... More

  4. FAQ - Diabetes FAQs

    19/11/20

    1 man in 10 now has diabetes. It's on the increase and, if undiagnosed, can be very dangerous. About 4.6 million people in the UK are living with diabetes and around 12.3 million are at increased risk of it.  There are two main types of diabetes: typ ... More

  5. 'Now I've got "FOGO": fear of going out'

    04/06/20

    Eric is in his 60s and recovering from a blood cancer. I was on the verge of being discharged from two years of cancer treatment including a stem cell transplant when the Covid-19 crisis kicked in. Following the advice of my consultant, I was encouraged t ... More

  6. FAQ - HPV vaccination FAQs

    09/07/19

    The pros and cons and options for vaccination against the HPV virus which causes cancers and genital warts. Since 2008, the NHS has offered a free HPV vaccine to girls and the vast majority are vaccinated. Boys are not currently vaccinated but in July 201 ... More

  7. FAQ - HPV virus FAQs

    13/07/18

    The HPV virus and the serious diseases it can cause. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the name for a group of viruses that affect the skin and moist areas around the body. (It is completely different from HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.)  There are around 2 ... More

  8. How's your pandemic?

    18/01/21

    Let's talk even if we're social-distancing If things aren't right inside your head, it usually catches up with you in the end. But in the current situation created by covid-19 where we're at home far more and social distancing as much ... More

  9. The five ways to wellbeing

    18/05/21

    Five tried and tested ways to feel better right now. There is good evidence that five specific things can make a big difference to someone’s sense of wellbeing. They’re called the Five Ways To Wellbeing. The Five Ways are valuable in their own right. They ... More

  10. Anxiety FAQs

    21/05/20

    When should we start worrying about how much we're worrying? Everybody feels anxious from time to time- a little worried, a bit uneasy. Usually fretting about the future. Exam nerves. A job interview. Catching a train. However, sometimes the anxiety ... More

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