Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

The week of Monday 22 – Sunday 28th January is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week supported by Jo’s Trust, the aim of the campaign to create awareness of the disease and encourage women over the age of 25 to attend their potentially life-saving cervical screenings, which 75% of cervical cancers are prevented by. 1 in 4 women don’t […]

Young Carers Awareness Day

The 25th January is Young Carers Awareness Day, which highlights and raises awareness for the 700,000 young carers across the UK who are currently caring for a sick or disabled family member. Carers Trust is leading the way in getting carers the support they desperately need. A survey taken by the charity found that 80% […]

What is the concept of “Blue Monday”?

While there is no science behind “Blue Monday” and it may be an old marketing ploy that was made up, this doesn’t mean that winter blues aren’t real and we all know that depression doesn’t care what day it is, that any day of the year can be difficult. Many charities are reclaiming the day […]

10 Ways to Cope with Chronic Pain

  Today’s post comes from Alice Garr, who writes about her life with chronic pain over on her blog Notebook And Glasses. Alice very kindly contributed her top 10 tips on coping with chronic pain to be featured on our blog, along with her experiences living with her condition. Thanks again to Alice for her […]

Our Top Products for Sight and Hearing Loss

If you or someone you know is living with sight or hearing loss, it’s essential that you have the right equipment and assistance to help you with your daily life. There are many different products to aid you at home, some of which are simple but highly effective solutions to any difficulties you may have […]

How to Choose the Perfect Walking Frame

A walking frame is a compact and lightweight mobility aid which provides that little bit of extra help and support for you or a loved one. With many different styles and designs, we’ve put together a guide on how to find the walking frame of your dreams and what features to look out for before […]

Five Easy New Year’s Resolutions

With 2017 over, it’s time to make some resolutions for 2018. Whilst new year’s resolutions can be hard to stick to, there are plenty of promises you can make, and easily keep. We’ve listed our top five resolutions, along with tips and products which will help you to keep them. Getting active is probably one of […]