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WAYS TO ENCOURAGE YOUR TEAM TO PUT THEIR HEALTH FIRST

WHY THE HEALTH OF YOUR TEAM MATTERS Working within a team is an immense privilege, consequently we should support and nurture our team members. At the Doctors Clinic Group, we understand how difficult it can be for employees to find time to see a doctor around their busy schedules, often having to wait days to […]

HEALTHY SUMMER SKIN

Keeping your skin healthy this summer  Your skin is your largest organ and protecting it is extremely important, especially during the summer when there is more chance of sun damage occurring. But the sun is not the only thing that can harm your skin in summer, dehydration can impact skin, increased sweating from heat can […]

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THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON YOUR TEAM AND THEIR MENTAL HEALTH

MENTAL HEALTH AND YOUR TEAM There have been many affects of Covid-19 on society, and the impact on mental health has been collective and individual. It has been over a year since the first lockdown in the UK, and during that time we have had so many ‘new normals’ that it is no wonder many […]

CERVICAL SCREENING: WHY IT’S IMPORTANT

CERVICAL SCREENING – WHY IT IS IMPORTANT As 99.8% of Cervical Cancer cases are preventable in the UK, it is crucial to raise awareness of how critical regular testing is to save lives and to make care and testing easily accessible and convenient. Cervical screening (also referred to as a smear test) checks the health […]

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NATURE AND YOUR MENTAL HEALTH

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK In a year in which our collective mental health has truly been tested, we have returned to nature as the remedy for our stress. May 10th – 16th is Mental Health Awareness Week and this year the theme is nature. The theme demonstrates the many benefits nature can offer our mental […]

SUNSCREEN MYTH BUSTING

Sun Awareness Week Summer is fast approaching, and the sun is beginning to shine. This week (3rd – 9th May 2021) is Sun Awareness Week, making it the perfect time to thinking about ways to look after your skin. Sunlight can benefit your body and mind in many ways. It can brighten our mood and […]

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ARE YOUR EMPLOYEES GETTING ENOUGH SLEEP?

The Importance of Effective Sleep Sleep is key for a healthy life. How much we need varies with each individual. Most people require between 6 and 8 hours of sleep each night.  Sleep happens in cycles, these usually move from light sleep to deep sleep, back to light, then into REM (Rapid Eye Movement), as […]

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES TO RELIEVE STRESS

Stress and You  Stress Awareness Month occurs every April.  It’s goal is to promote awareness and knowledge of stressors. Aiming to help educate and support individual’s to manage and relieve the stress in their lives.  Each one of us will experience varying degrees of stress throughout our lives. We can feel stress when we experience […]

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LET’S TALK H20: THE BENEFITS OF DRINKING WATER

Why water is essential for optimal health Did you know that 60% of our bodies are made up of water? Water is essential for life. We need water for our very survival, our bodies can potentially last weeks without food but only days without water. Every cell, tissue and organ in our bodies require water […]

THE BENEFITS OF ERGONOMIC WORKSTATION ASSESSMENTS FOR YOUR EMPLOYEES

Ergonomic Workstation Assessments for your team  Employers are responsible to ensure a safe work environment for their staff. Ergonomic Workstation Assessments can help to identify areas of concern as they are designed to analyse an employee’s workstation. Additionally, it will help to ensure your team can work comfortably and safely by reducing the risk of […]

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