Dementia Dogs

As I was clicking through the BBC website on my train ride into work this morning, a video link at the bottom of the page about dementia dogs caught my eye. Having visited a number of Creative Support’s dementia care services and, like many others, witnessed family members live with dementia, I was keen to […]

Sunday 7th April is World Health Day. The day marks the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organisation in 1948 and each year there is a theme which highlights a priority area for public health concern in the world. This year’s theme is blood pressure. High blood pressure is a condition that affects […]

Over the past few weeks I have been unashamedly spending an hour of my Thursday nights reminiscing over times gone by whilst watching The Big Reunion on ITV2. For those of you who have not yet viewed this slice of TV magic, the show follows pop bands from the 1990s and 2000s reuniting in preparation […]

With snowy and icy conditions setting in across the country we set out some of our top tips on keeping warm in the chilly conditions: •If you’re heading outdoors, make sure that you wrap up warm. Put on a hat and scarf as you lose a lot of body heat when your head and neck […]

With the nights getting longer and the weather becoming colder we are all at risk of developing dreaded cold and flu like symptoms. In order to keep these bugs at bay there are a number of things we can do to maintain our health this winter season – read on to discover our top tips! […]

Earlier this week I was delighted to hear that the Home Secretary, Theresa May, had blocked the extradition of Gary McKinnon to the United States. The American authorities had been engaged in a seven-year battle to get McKinnon, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, sent to the U.S. to face charges with an attached prison sentence of […]