Stopping smoking links and NHS tips

One in two smokers die as a result of smoking related disease. Smoking is linked to a range of medical conditions such as: Dementia, COPD, Heart Disease and Stroke.   The NHS has a 10-tip guide to stopping smoking these tips are: Think positive Make a plan to quit smoking consider your diet change your drink  Identify when you crave cigarettes Get additional support for… Continue Reading

Tips on sleep

Watch the short video filled with handy tips on how to get a good sleep routine throughout the pandemic. For more in depth information and details about common sleep disorders visit the NHS how to get to sleep page or the sleep foundation website.

How to treat high and low blood pressure

Hypertension (high blood pressure) Changing your lifestyle can help manage and control high blood pressure. Some lifestyle changed you can try are: Getting regular physical activity (the government recommends 150 mins at least a week) Eat a heart-healthy diet with less salt Limit the amount of alcohol you drink Maintain a healthy weight, or lose… Continue Reading

Facts about the Covid-19 Vaccine

The coronavirus vaccine is safe and effective. It gives you the best protection against coronavirus. There’s lots of information on the covid-19 vaccine at the moment, make sure the information you’re reading is from a reputable and reliable source. The covid-19 vaccine works like other vaccines, it teaches your immune system how to defend itself… Continue Reading

End of Life Care

Have you ever talked about preparing for end of life? What would be important for you? Bradford and Craven’s health and care providers want to make sure that everyone in our district receives high quality care at the end of their life. To get this right, they want to understand people’s feelings about preparing for… Continue Reading

Bradford & Craven Orcha

  Apps present a fantastic opportunity to provide us with valuable mental health and general health information which can help us not only improve the quality of our healthcare, but also help us to live healthier lives. The market is awash with apps, though, and we have no ability to see whether what is being downloaded will… Continue Reading

Andy’s Man Club

  Andy’s Man Club”, a space for men to talk about their problems without judgement or feeling like a burden. What started as a small support group in Halifax has ballooned into a Facebook group of thousands, with more clubs to be set up across the UK. The telegraph – Andy’s Man Club