Going on holiday changes our day-to-day routine and can impact diet, skin health, and the amount of physical activity we're getting.

Updated: Wednesday 29 May 2024

Published: Thursday 2 May 2019

If you are elderly or have a weakened immune system, you might be wondering whether the flu jab is something you need to get. With flu season approaching, we sat down with Nuffield Health National Lead for GP Services Dr Unnati Desai to help dispel some common myths about getting vaccinated.

Updated: Tuesday 28 May 2024

Published: Thursday 21 September 2023

It can be a challenge to take care of our skin, especially if you have an underlying condition like eczema or regularly experience dry and flaky skin. During the colder months, a lack of sunlight and harsh and wintery conditions can leave skin looking and feeling parched, flaky and dull.

Updated: Wednesday 1 May 2024

Published: Friday 8 November 2019

If you suffer with chronic pain or inflammation of the joints, winter can be a tough time. As the nights draw in and we start to feel the chill of winter, our joint pain can start to worsen if we aren’t prepared.

Updated: Thursday 7 December 2023

Published: Thursday 7 December 2023

For many of us, exercise is a great way to manage our physical and mental health. This can make the festive period – with all the talk of rest, food, and relaxation – difficult to navigate.

Updated: Tuesday 5 December 2023

Published: Tuesday 5 December 2023

Holidays can be stressful when you're out of your normal eating routine and so many activities revolve around food. Elisha Edwards provides some tips for eating more mindfully this Christmas. After a tough year, the Christmas festivities may find us eating and drinking more than normal.

Updated: Monday 4 December 2023

Published: Monday 11 April 2022

Whether you’re on your own or surrounded by loved ones, feeling lonely during the festive period is more common than you might think. High expectation coupled with feeling like everyone else is having a great time can amplify feelings of loneliness and isolation. Mental Health Prevention Lead Lisa Gunn explores coping strategies to help you feel less lonely at this time of year.

Updated: Friday 1 December 2023

Published: Wednesday 29 November 2023

Whilst Christmas is a time for celebration, for many of us it can induce anxiety and raise expectation and cause feelings of worry, panic, and sadness. If you’re worried or concerned about the festive period and feel your anxiety increasing, keep reading for some practical and helpful coping strategies to help you enjoy Christmas that little bit more.

Updated: Thursday 30 November 2023

Published: Tuesday 28 November 2023

Christmas is often associated with drink-laden celebrations. For many, the idea of not drinking over the festive period can appear difficult. If you’re looking to abstain over the festive season or it’s your first sober Christmas, there’s plenty you can do to enjoy the period without thinking about alcohol.

Updated: Thursday 30 November 2023

Published: Monday 27 November 2023

Many of us experience fluctuations in our mood that can last days, weeks or even months. If the onset of depressive symptoms seem to coincide with changes in the weather or temperature, you may be experiencing a type of depression known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

Updated: Tuesday 14 November 2023

Published: Thursday 9 November 2023

The enjoyment of spring and summer can often be hampered by the onset of hayfever symptoms. Dr Unnati Desai, national GP lead at Nuffield Health, shares her expertise on everything you need to know, from the most common symptoms to the best ways to alleviate them.

Updated: Friday 13 October 2023

Published: Wednesday 22 March 2023

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: Friday 28 April 2023

Published: Tuesday 19 November 2019

Going alcohol-free doesn't have to mean drinking endless orange juice or water. Mary Cotter's mocktail recipes will help you toast in style.

Updated: Friday 28 April 2023

Published: Monday 9 November 2015

Nuffield Health's GP National Lead, Dr Unnati Desai shares her expertise on some of the more common conditions, myths and issues that often arise during the winter, and how to recognise, understand and treat them

Updated: Friday 13 January 2023

Published: Friday 2 December 2022

Winter is a season that has many positive aspects, but for a lot of people it can be a difficult time. Gosia Bowling, Mental Health National Lead at Nuffield Health, has shared a guide on how to support and prepare yourself mentally for the time of year.

Updated: Wednesday 4 January 2023

Published: Thursday 22 December 2022

With winter well underway, it’s time to plan your winter fitness routine. To help you stay on track, Clinical Fitness Lead Adam Byrne has put together some of his top tips for exercising in cold weather.

Updated: Tuesday 20 December 2022

Published: Tuesday 20 December 2022

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), also known as winter depression or winter blues, is thought to affect 1 in 15 people in the UK. Gosia Bowling, Mental Health National Lead at Nuffield Health explains the symptoms and how to deal with them.

Updated: Tuesday 13 December 2022

Published: Friday 8 November 2019

A change in season can have a big impact on our skin. As the temperature drops and the weather worsens a range of skin conditions can appear or be exacerbated. Understanding the effects of those changes and how you can combat them can help to ensure that your skin remains healthy all year round.

Updated: Tuesday 13 December 2022

Published: Friday 25 November 2022

Injuring yourself on the mountain can be a scary and frustrating time. Nuffield Health Senior Physiotherapist Andrew Letheren offers some sage advice for what to do if you take a tumble on the slopes.

Updated: Wednesday 14 September 2022

Published: Monday 9 November 2015

As the sun starts to shine Dr Unnati Desai provides advice on how to stay safe in the sun

Updated: Thursday 21 July 2022

Published: Friday 6 May 2016