Updated: Tuesday 15 June 2021

Smear tests are a key part of looking after your health, but women can be anxious about the results. Nuffield Health's Medical Executive Director, Dr Davina Deniszczyz, explains the different types of smear results and what they mean for you.

Updated: Monday 14 June 2021

MRI scans are among the safest medical procedures available yet some patients dread the experience. Here's our top tips for how to stay calm and get your scan.

Updated: Monday 14 June 2021

For a single ingredient, turmeric spice manages to pack a major health punch. Here are some of the benefits it can have on your body.

Updated: Monday 29 March 2021

When Tom was diagnosed with prostate cancer at 43, his long-felt suspicions had been confirmed. He was the latest in his family to be diagnosed, and the youngest.

Updated: Tuesday 2 March 2021

Testicular cancer is relatively uncommon and little understood. Mr David Hendry, Consultant Urologist at Nuffield Health Glasgow hospital, busts the myths and gives you the facts.

Updated: Monday 22 February 2021

In a land as often dreary as the UK, is skin cancer really a problem? Nuffield Health GP and mole expert Unnati Desai discusses the facts around skin cancer and provides a simple guide to checking your moles.

Updated: Monday 22 February 2021

Caution is key when spending time in the sun. GP and Nuffield Health Dermatology Lead, Dr Unnati Desai explains how UV radiation causes skin cancer.

Updated: Friday 20 November 2020

Too embarrassed to get your prostate checked? Mr Gareth Brown, Consultant Urological Surgeon at Nuffield Health Cardiff & Vale Hospital, explains why it's well worth a few awkward moments.

Updated: Tuesday 10 November 2020

Prostate enlargement is a normal part of getting older for men but it can come with inconvenient and sometimes embarrassing 'plumbing' issues. You don't have to put up with it. Mr John Donohue, Consultant Urologist at Nuffield Health Tunbridge Wells Hospital, explains the options.

Updated: Thursday 5 November 2020

Men have a poor reputation looking after their own health. Here are five key health issues and the symptoms men can’t afford to ignore.

Updated: Tuesday 27 October 2020

Having a mammogram doesn't have to be a daunting experience. Nuffield Health's Professional Head of Mammography and Laser Safety, Sue Oliver, walks us through the exam.

Updated: Monday 2 March 2020

Professional Head of Mammography Sue Oliver and Medical Director Dr Davina Deniszczyc provide a thorough guide to checking your breasts.

Updated: Tuesday 7 January 2020

Phil Wilde's encounter with cancer was exceptionally brief and relatively painless for one important reason - he didn't ignore the warning signs.

Updated: Tuesday 7 January 2020

Joanne Taylor survived breast cancer, but fear and anxiety stripped away her confidence. Now, after a remarkable physical and emotional recovery – she’s back in control and dedicating her life to helping women living with cancer.

Updated: Monday 2 December 2019

Blood is a fascinating substance. A small amount can tell us so much and help to detect and diagnose literally thousands of health issues. So what happens after your blood test when your blood is taken to the lab? Step inside with Pathology Manager, Steve Rickard.

Updated: Wednesday 27 November 2019

Many of us don't know our family health history, but it's important as many conditions are inherited in our genes. Find out what questions you should be asking when it comes to your family health history.

Updated: Wednesday 27 November 2019

It’s never easy to tell someone they've got cancer. But for Consultant Urologists like Mr John Donohue, the burden might be lightened if men knew that when prostate cancer is diagnosed early, any treatment is designed to prevent trouble many years later. In most cases, there’s plenty of time to decide what your next step will be.

Updated: Wednesday 23 October 2019

Ovarian cancer is notoriously difficult to diagnose, but there are symptoms to watch out for.

Updated: Thursday 13 June 2019

Whether a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer or you’re coming to terms with your own diagnosis, adjusting to this new normal can be a physical, practical and emotional rollercoaster. Susan Cross, CBT Therapist, discusses lifestyle changes and support options that can make a big difference during this daunting time.

Updated: Monday 1 April 2019

Most people know what it’s like to feel bloated, but if your new-onset stomach bloating is becoming more than an occasional inconvenience, it’s essential to explore this with your doctor.