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There are many benefits of exercise during menopause, some of the most important being maintenance of muscle and bone mass. Adam Byrne, Regional Clinical Fitness Lead, explains why strength training is particularly helpful and provides some example exercises and tips for performing them.

Updated: Monday 24 October 2022

Published: Friday 16 September 2022

Nuffield Health has successfully completed a five-year refinancing package, providing the Charity a stable platform to deliver its purpose to build a healthier nation.

Updated: Friday 21 October 2022

Published: Friday 21 October 2022

Many of us have heard of, or had, physiotherapy, but not many of us know what it actually is, what it does, or how many different types there are (spoiler: a lot!). Three Nuffield Health physiotherapists, Jodie Breach, Laura Stocks and Sharon Helsby, answer the 5 most common questions about physiotherapy:

Updated: Wednesday 19 October 2022

Published: Wednesday 7 September 2022

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: Wednesday 19 October 2022

Published: Wednesday 13 October 2021

Pelvic floor muscles play a part in a range of women’s health issues, from urinary continence to sensitivity during sex. Hayley Saunders, Physiotherapist at Nuffield Health, explains why and how to look after your pelvic floor muscles.

Updated: Tuesday 18 October 2022

Published: Wednesday 11 March 2020

Nuffield Health, the UK’s largest healthcare charity, is partnering with Dame Kelly Holmes to increase understanding of the benefits physical activity has to help improve mental health.

Updated: Monday 10 October 2022

Published: Monday 10 October 2022

Thinking about CBT, but not sure what to expect? Brendan Street, Head of Emotional Wellbeing, demystifies the whole process and gives you an idea of what your first session will be like.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Tuesday 18 May 2021

If you’re thinking about therapy, a good place to start is to learn about the different types on offer. Brendan Street, Head of Emotional Wellbeing, explains how each kind of therapy works and how to decide which one best suits you and your current needs.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Tuesday 18 May 2021

It can be hard to speak to your loved ones about their health, especially mental health. But it’s more important than ever that we check in with each other, given the increase in mood-related difficulties. Emotional Wellbeing Lead Gosia Bowling shares her tips for getting the conversation started.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Wednesday 2 February 2022

Bringing up mental health with your employer can be tricky. Discover our tips on how to get the conversation started.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Thursday 4 October 2018

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: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Thursday 4 October 2018

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: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Thursday 11 July 2019

Swimming can be a challenging full-body workout for anyone. But some have gone to incredible lengths to test the limits of human endurance.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Thursday 16 July 2015

A positive result on a pregnancy test can herald many positive life changes, but it won't all be a breeze. Emotional wellbeing expert Brendan Street takes us through some of the changes to expect.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Wednesday 27 February 2019

A new baby can bring couples, families and friends closer together, but changed priorities and a lack of time can create challenges. Find out how to navigate relationship changes during this time.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Monday 25 February 2019

There are many reasons why you might be experiencing intimacy issues, not all of them are things you can control on your own. Here's six things that could be getting in the way of your sex life.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Friday 1 April 2016

Our emotional wellbeing expert, Brendan Street advises on the emotional highs and lows of the weight loss journey.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Monday 24 December 2018

These cognitive behavioural therapy techniques retrain your body and mind to sleep well at night. Brendan Street explains the basic formula.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Wednesday 5 October 2016

Sleeping well is essential for your health and wellbeing, but many of us struggle to get quality sleep. Physiologist Jade Wells provides her tips for having a good night of restorative sleep.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Monday 8 August 2016

Getting a good night's sleep isn't just about having energy for the day ahead, it has real effects on your health. Physiologist Jade Wells explains.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Monday 8 August 2016