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

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

Published: Friday 15 January 2016

Many hernias won’t cause immediate pain or problems, but they can present a real risk if left untreated. Here’s how to spot a hernia and what to do next.

Updated: Wednesday 3 February 2021

Published: Monday 14 March 2016

If you're visiting hospital, there's a few basics you'll need to take with you. Our video guide shows you what to pack whether you're only coming in for the day, overnight, or staying a little longer.

Updated: Thursday 10 September 2020

Published: Tuesday 19 July 2016

Worried about radiation in medical scans? You should see how much astronauts put up with! This animation shows just how little radiation is needed to help experts diagnose and treat medical conditions.

Updated: Thursday 10 September 2020

Published: Friday 16 September 2016

Sleeve gastrectomy is now the most commonly performed weight loss surgery in the UK. Mr Simon Gibson, Consultant Bariatric Surgeon at Nuffield Health Glasgow, explains what’s behind its growing popularity.

Updated: Wednesday 26 February 2020

Published: Monday 22 February 2016

Two decades of unhealthy eating had made Alison obese, diabetic and unhappy. She came to Nuffield Health desperate for a solution that might finally work. This is her story.

Updated: Tuesday 7 January 2020

Published: Wednesday 10 February 2016

Choosing surgery to help with your weight-loss journey can be life changing. Whether you need to kick start results or a life-long change, Mr Simon Dexter, Consultant Bariatric Surgeon at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital, outlines the options.

Updated: Wednesday 27 November 2019

Published: Thursday 4 February 2016

The human body isn’t perfect and developing a hernia is often caused by things you can't control. Here are four things you can.

Updated: Wednesday 27 November 2019

Published: Monday 14 March 2016

Surgery can improve people’s lives, but it’s not a one-stop solution for your weight problems. Getting your body in shape takes commitment - with or without surgery, says Ahmed Hamouda, bariatric specialist at Nuffield Health Tunbridge Wells Hospital.

Updated: Thursday 17 January 2019

Published: Friday 24 July 2015

A strong pelvic floor can be the key to preventing, improving or curing urinary stress incontinence – as well as a range of other women’s health issues. Rachel Bromley demonstrates simple exercises you can do to help take back control of your bladder.

Updated: Monday 17 December 2018

Published: Friday 4 September 2015

Not sure what to expect during a CT scan? This 360 video gives you a sneak peek inside the scanner so you can feel a little more at ease.

Updated: Friday 7 December 2018

Published: Monday 7 November 2016

Preparing your diet before having bariatric surgery will minimise the risks of complications, maximise weight loss and help you break bad eating habits to optimise your chances of long-term success. Tracey Strudwick explains how.

Updated: Friday 5 August 2016

Published: Tuesday 1 March 2016