Updated: Friday 17 September 2021

We all know sleep is vital for our physical and mental health. While duration is key, with the sweet spot being around 7 to 8 hours, sleep quality is often overlooked. Justin Jones, Head of Physiology at Nuffield Health, explains how poor-quality sleep can affect us, and what you can do to improve your sleep.

Updated: Friday 17 September 2021

The health of your mind and body are intrinsically linked, but only 3 in 10 people acknowledge that exercise helps their mental health, according to latest data from our Healthier Nation Index. Brendan Street, Head of Emotional Wellbeing, explains how physical activity can help to prevent and manage stress.

Updated: Friday 17 September 2021

The past 18 months have been immensely challenging. The stress of the pandemic and being confined to our homes has understandably resulted in some unhealthy habits. Prevention Lead Gosia Bowling and Head of Emotional Wellbeing Brendan Street discuss how we can get fitter and healthier, from exercising more to having a better sleep routine.

Updated: Friday 17 September 2021

Not getting as much exercise as you’d like? Maybe you’re still working from home, or you’ve become a bit less active over lockdown. Dr Ben Kelly, Head of Clinical Research has 5 tips to help you move around more on a daily basis – starting with easiest first.

Updated: Friday 17 September 2021

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: Thursday 16 September 2021

Do you shy away from the gym for fear of damaging your joints? You needn’t be worried. Exercise can in fact help to protect your joints, as well as relieve pain.

Updated: Thursday 16 September 2021

Anti-ageing isn't just about creams or serums. Your nutritional health plays a key role in staying healthy both inside and out. In this article, Matthew Gardner, a Registered Nutritionist at Nuffield Health, gives his health and wellbeing tips to ageing gracefully.

Updated: Thursday 16 September 2021

Small changes to your lifestyle could make you happier, and see you living a longer, healthier life. There's no magic cure, but Head of Clinical Research Dr Ben Kelly has 5 top tips to help you keep your mind and body firing on all cylinders well into retirement.

Updated: Thursday 16 September 2021

Speaking to kids about their emotional wellbeing can be challenging. Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist at Nuffield Health, Ekta Mansukhani, shares 10 tips to help you have conversations with children about mental health.

Updated: Thursday 16 September 2021

One of the key ways to maintain good mental health is to live life in a way that gives you a sense of pleasure, achievement and a feeling of being close to others. Brendan Street, Professional Head of Emotional Wellbeing, explains how living life in line with your values, as well as with a sense of purpose, will help you to do this in a consistent way.

Updated: Monday 13 September 2021

Discover activities that will help your family stay fit and well while having fun at the same time. You'll barely even notice you're exercising.