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Entering the gym for the first time can be a daunting experience, regardless of your age or ability. But help is at hand. Denise Collman gives her top tips on getting the best start.

Updated: Monday 24 January 2022

Published: Tuesday 1 September 2015

A good lunch will fill you up and provide all the energy and nutrients you need to last until dinner time. Our mix and match guide will help you create delicious and healthy lunches.

Updated: Monday 24 January 2022

Published: Tuesday 27 November 2018

Nuffield Health Professional Head of Emotional Wellbeing, Brendan Street, suggests supporting those suffering with mental ill-health through listening this Time to Talk Day

Updated: Wednesday 19 January 2022

Published: Thursday 6 February 2020

As a line manager, it can be difficult knowing how to approach conversations about emotional distress. Here are six key steps to help staff move from barely surviving, back to thriving.

Updated: Wednesday 19 January 2022

Published: Thursday 4 October 2018

Our minds are complex. Sometimes we may overthink or stress about situations, but changing our approach to the way we think can make all the difference. Prevention Lead Gosia Bowling and Head of Emotional Wellbeing Brendan Street discuss how our thoughts can sometimes make tough situations seem worse, while offering some healthier habits for our minds.

Updated: Thursday 13 January 2022

Published: Wednesday 14 April 2021

Whether you venture outdoors or bring the outside in, there's no denying the healing power of nature. Head of Emotional Wellbeing Brendan Street and Prevention Lead Gosia Bowling explain how we can harness nature’s restorative qualities for our emotional and psychological health.

Updated: Wednesday 12 January 2022

Published: Wednesday 12 May 2021

The temperature is dropping and the days are getting shorter. As we head into winter we’re all at a greater risk of catching colds or the flu, but there’s lots you can do to boost your immune system to help avoid the misery.

Updated: Tuesday 14 December 2021

Published: Tuesday 19 November 2019

You'll be amazed by how simple it is to make your own vitamin D mask at home.

Updated: Tuesday 14 December 2021

Published: Tuesday 5 April 2016

Nuffield Health Chichester Hospital, part of the wider Nuffield Health Charity, has achieved the highest possible rating of excellence by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following an inspection in October 2021. The hospital was visited by a CQC team of inspectors and regulation specialists with healthcare expertise who scrutinised all areas of the hospital’s practice, defining it as an ‘Outstanding’ hospital. The Hospital joins Nuffield Health’s Cambridge, Leeds and Tees hospitals in being awarded ‘Outstanding’ CQC ratings.

Updated: Tuesday 14 December 2021

Published: Tuesday 14 December 2021

Formerly active Pat suffered with persistent leg pain that left her chairbound and very fed up. But once she started physiotherapy at Nuffield Health Shrewsbury Hospital, not only did she reach her goal of standing up again, she can now even get up and down the stairs thanks to her physiotherapist Trudie.

Updated: Thursday 9 December 2021

Published: Thursday 9 December 2021

There are limits to what we can do to control the spread of COVID-19, but there’s a lot we can do to control our mental response to it. Gosia Bowling, Emotional Wellbeing National Lead at Nuffield Health, explains why you may be feeling anxious and provides some advice for managing your mental wellbeing.

Updated: Tuesday 7 December 2021

Published: Monday 23 March 2020

Roz Mabey needed medical help to conquer severe hip pain that left her in tears. She now swims in the sea every day thanks to her life-changing surgery at Nuffield Health Vale Hospital.

Updated: Wednesday 24 November 2021

Published: Wednesday 24 November 2021

Physiotherapy isn’t a treatment reserved for elite athletes, or even for those recovering from an injury. In fact it can be used to improve your health in many surprising ways. Here are five signs that you may need physiotherapy.

Updated: Wednesday 17 November 2021

Published: Wednesday 9 September 2015

Many people’s health and wellbeing has been impacted by the pandemic, yet the number of people seeking help when they have a concern has significantly reduced during this time, particularly amongst men. Here, Brendan Street, Nuffield Health’s Professional Head of Emotional Wellbeing, shares his experience of a personal health issue and how he sought help.

Updated: Friday 12 November 2021

Published: Monday 14 June 2021

Everyone’s mental and physical health has been impacted by the pandemic, yet seeking help for ill-health has significantly reduced during this time. Brendan Street and Justin Jones discuss why men don’t take care of themselves as much as women, and what we can do about it. They’ve also included 2 handy guides – one about looking out for your mates, and the other about being your own best mate.

Updated: Friday 12 November 2021

Published: Saturday 12 June 2021

Many people’s health and wellbeing has been impacted by the pandemic, yet the number of people seeking help when they have a concern has significantly reduced during this time, particularly amongst men. Here, Tony Pleasance, Nuffield Health’s Senior Regional Therapist, shares his experience of a personal health issue and how he sought help.

Updated: Friday 12 November 2021

Published: Monday 14 June 2021

Not getting the answers you need to feel 100%? Here’s how blood tests can help you get to the bottom of three common symptoms.

Updated: Thursday 11 November 2021

Published: Tuesday 4 July 2017

High-tech machines like MRI and CT scanners are sometimes intimidating but diagnostic imaging can be an essential step to good health. Adele Trueman, Lead Radiographer at Nuffield Health Manchester Diagnostic Suite, takes a closer look.

Updated: Wednesday 10 November 2021

Published: Friday 15 January 2016

Does the sight of blood make the room spin? Here's how to fight back against blood-injury-needle phobia and pump up your resistance to fainting.

Updated: Wednesday 10 November 2021

Published: Thursday 9 June 2016

Celebrities like Davina McCall and Mariella Frostrup have recently raised the profile of all things ‘menopause’. It’s no longer a word you need to whisper under your breath to your girlfriends. It’s okay to admit you’re ‘going through it.’ It’s even something you can talk to your manager about if you’re having issues at work. Jo Dafforn, Clinical Lead for Pelvic Health Physiotherapy explains the lesser-known pelvic symptoms of menopause and how to ease them.

Updated: Monday 1 November 2021

Published: Wednesday 13 October 2021