NHS screening programmes
Screening is a way of finding out if people have a higher chance of having a health problem, so that early treatment can be offered or information given to help them make informed decisions. This page gives an overview of screening, with links to some of the different types of screening offered by the NHS in England.
Long Term Health Conditions
The my mhealth platform provides a digital solution for the 4 most prevalent Long-Term Conditions; COPD, Asthma, Diabetes and Heart Disease. A long-term condition is defined as a condition that cannot at present be cured but can be controlled by medication and other therapies.
Menopause – the definition and an explanation
The menopause is a completely normal event that around 50% of the population will go through, so be assured you’re not alone. Officially, menopause is when your periods have stopped (for over a year) but the term often includes the years leading up to this point (perimenopause) and for several years after (postmenopause).
How should I check my breasts?
There's no right or wrong way to check your breasts, but it's important to know how your breasts usually look and feel. That way, you can spot any changes quickly and report them to a GP.
STI symptoms that need checking
Many people with sexually transmitted infections (STIs) do not get symptoms, so it's worth getting tested even if you feel fine. If you think you have an STI, the earlier you're tested, the sooner treatment can be given if it's needed.
The symptoms of ovarian cancer can be difficult to recognise, particularly early on.
Anal pain (pain in the bottom) can be distressing, but it's often just the result of a minor, treatable problem. The medical name for pain in and around the anus or rectum is proctalgia.
How to check for signs of skin cancer Common skin conditions that occur. How to spot the signs and know what to look for.
Health for All to See This page is dedicated to educational videos relating to various aspects of health - please take a look, you never know, you might find something interesting.