Heart Disease FAQ

Heart Disease FAQ

Whilst heart disease is not the most common disease among older adults, it is the leading cause of death in developed countries. As we age, our artery walls thicken and become less elastic. The can cause damage, which leads to a build-up of plaques on the inside of...
NHS FAILING PATIENTS WITH NEUROLOGICAL CONDITIONS

NHS FAILING PATIENTS WITH NEUROLOGICAL CONDITIONS

With 1 in 6 people currently affected by a neurological condition such as MS, epilepsy or Parkinson’s Disease, it would be expected that neurology services provide excellent care to all those who access them. However, a report by Neurological Alliance highlights the...
Why the Sale of Private Health Insurance is Surging

Why the Sale of Private Health Insurance is Surging

For the first time in a decade, the number of people taking out private health insurance in the UK has increased significantly. The reason for this rise is due to consumers fearing what could happen with the NHS crisis. In 2015, the demand for private insurance rose...
Could Your Painkillers be the Cause of Your Headache?

Could Your Painkillers be the Cause of Your Headache?

Each year the NHS spends more than £470 million on prescriptions for painkillers. However, the very painkillers we take to ease our headaches could actually be triggering them. Up to one in fifty people in Britain are thought to be affected by this – known as a...