Author Archives: Steve Walker

UK Childrens’ Asthma Worse Than Other European Countries

New research indicates British children are more at risk of dying because of asthma than anywhere else across Europe. The research has been laid bare in a report published by the Nuffield Trust and the Association for Young People’s Health … Continue reading

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Asthmatics Warned They Play “Russian Roulette” by Not Getting Flu Jab

5.4 million UK asthmatic are at risk this winter and may be playing “Russian Roulette” with their health, warn charity Asthma UK. They fear that failing to get free flu jab could leave those with asthma at risk of suffering … Continue reading

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Stoptober 2018 – Why Should You Quit Smoking? Read On…

We are less than 3 weeks until the beginning of the annual Public Health England (PHE) stop smoking campaign ‘Stoptober’. The campaign kicks off each year on 1 October and runs for a total of 28 days, coming to a … Continue reading

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Medical Specialists Celebrate 70 years of the NHS

The National Health Service (NHS) turned 70 on 5 July 2018. It’s an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of one of the nation’s most loved institutions, to appreciate the vital role the service plays in our lives and to recognise … Continue reading

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Get Involved with Dementia Awareness Week

Dementia Action Week takes place on 21-27 May and we will be asking everyone to take actions big and small to improve the lives of people affected by dementia. In the UK, one person develops dementia every three minutes. Yet too many people living … Continue reading

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