The latest news and advice on healthcare, fitness and wellbeing.

Dr. Sarah Jarvis

What is a frozen shoulder?

Your shoulders can move more, in more directions, than any other joint in your body – hardly surprising, then, that occasionally something goes wrong. And when it does, not only can they seize up, but they can be extremely painful.

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04 Sep 2017

Dr. Sarah Jarvis

Understanding CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)

We all get anxious or down sometimes – it’s human nature. But for many people, their mood rules everything they do. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) works by helping us understand how our mood, subconscious thoughts and behaviours are linked. It gives us the tools we need to break our concerns down into more manageable chunks that we can deal with.

30 Aug 2017

Healthcare Matters

How to catch the cancer diagnosis early

Safety netting is often viewed as a consultation technique (to ensure timely review of a patient's condition), but it is particularly important for conditions such as suspected cancer where patients may present infrequently and symptoms can be common and non-specific, such as pain or fatigue.

06 Feb 2017

George Ford

Could stress be managed through exercise?

Various studies have found a link between exercise and alleviating stress. Physical activity causes the body to release endorphins, which will improve your mood and create a more positive outlook. Take a look at how you can manage stress through exercise.

10 May 2016