By : Nicola | Published : Monday December 2, 2013 | Posted in : HealthExpress News
With Christmas just around the corner you might think charities would be winding down to the end of the year, but in actual fact there are several big health campaigns taking place in December. Here at HealthExpress we’d like to pay tribute to the organisations behind each event, which work hard all year to raise awareness and money for their cause. We have highlighted a few events below, however there are always more than we can include in our list so...
By : Nicola | Published : Friday November 1, 2013 | Posted in : HealthExpress News
It’s time for our monthly guide to the health events you can look out for over the next few weeks. As always we have selected our favourites from a long list, however we would like to acknowledge all of the hardworking organisations behind the various campaigns running during November. They all do an outstanding job of promoting and raising awareness of their various causes.
Read on to find out more about our pick of this month’s campaigns -
By : Nicola | Published : Wednesday October 2, 2013 | Posted in : HealthExpress News
October is a great time to think about quitting smoking. The NHS ‘Stoptober’ campaign and others provide motivation and tips throughout the month to help you quit for good. This year, we at HealthExpress are running our own stop smoking campaign, and we have taken a slightly different approach to illustrate the health risks smokers face.
By : Nicola | Published : Tuesday October 1, 2013 | Posted in : HealthExpress News
It’s time for the next edition of our guide to the health events you can look forward to this month. There are several great campaigns going on in October, all of which aim to raise awareness of various conditions. Find out more below about how you can help support the hardworking organisations behind each cause.
By : Nicola | Published : Friday August 30, 2013 | Posted in : HealthExpress News
We’ve had a break since our last events post, but now we’re back with our regular guide to the health events you can look forward to in September.
We’ll be showing our support for these campaigns over the next few weeks, so make sure you keep an eye on our blog and social channels for more information on how you can help these hardworking organisations raise awareness about the causes that matter.
Here’s what you need to know about each...
By : Geoffrey | Published : Friday August 23, 2013 | Posted in : General Health
This month HealthExpress partnered up with YouGov to rekindle an age old debate about GP waiting times throughout the British Isles. The survey mainly looked to track the experiences and attitudes of UK adults towards their own health and the professional medical services. Here’s a breakdown of the survey results:
In general, a third of all UK adults who have visited their GP in the last year had to wait on average 1-3 days for the next available...
By : HealthExpress | Published : Tuesday July 30, 2013 | Posted in : HealthExpress News
HealthExpress is offering one lucky person a chance to visit a luxury spa resort for free, as part of this month’s prize giveaway. No strings attached, just bubbles, bathing and beautiful surroundings. To be in with a chance of winning the spa day package all you have to do is Like us on Facebook and Share this post online.
By : Geoffrey | Published : Monday July 1, 2013 | Posted in : HealthExpress News
Following on from our guide to health events in June, we would like to keep you up to date with the national awareness events 2013 calendar. This time, we will be offering some handy information on health events in July, so that you can show your love by supporting these events up and down the country.
By : Charlie | Published : Thursday June 13, 2013 | Posted in : HealthExpress News
HealthExpress are pleased to announce that from June 12-18th we will be teaming up with talkhealth and NHS Choices to lead an online sexual health clinic. Also sponsoring the event will be several respected health organisations and charities including, Terrence Higgins Trust, Saving Lives, Women’s Health Concern, Brook and the Lesbian & Gay Foundation.
By : Geoffrey | Published : Monday June 10, 2013 | Posted in : HealthExpress News
It is understood that Johnson & Johnson have voluntarily recalled approximately 32 million packs of its birth control pill, Cilest, in parts of Europe, Asia and Latin America.
A spokeswoman for the company, Michelle Romano, informed the public late on Tuesday night that the recall was initiated because an active ingredient in Cilest did not ‘meet the standards’ defined in the product specification during an internal test. Reports by several...