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How does Christmas affect healthcare?

For many, Christmas is a time of fun and parties. This inevitably leads to large spikes in demand in many industries including entertainment and hospitality. But wait a minute. Have you thought about how the Christmas season might affect healthcare?


Christmas 2020 vs Christmas 2021: A COVID-19 comparison

The Covid-19 pandemic has been ongoing for close to two years now, but a lot has changed from the beginning to where we are at now, especially if you compare last Christmas period in 2020 to this coming Christmas in 2021. Let’s take a closer look at the key differences between winter and Christmas last year in comparison this year to see how far things have come and the key developments that have been made to get here.


Best International Day of Persons with Disabilities Quotes

It is estimated that over 1 billion people worldwide have a disability. That number is really huge — in fact, it’s about 15 percent of the entire world population. Have you wondered if this significant population is recognised or at least celebrated in some way? Interestingly, every year, the 3rd of December has been selected as the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.


How often should men have a prostate screening?

According to Cancer Research UK, over 52,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in the country each year, making it the most common cancer in men. That’s more than 140 cases a day. Among these cases, over 12,000 men succumb to illness and death.


Keeping an eye on your health

Many women, as they grow older, begin to focus more on nutrition, health, fitness and physical and mental wellbeing. The trigger to this is often hitting a landmark birthday and research shows that 40, more than any other landmark birthday, seems to mark the moment when we reassess our health.


How to stay well during flu season

The flu season is upon us, and the last thing you need is to have your nose running and a headache clouding your judgement. Not to mention, with the coronavirus still present, you don’t want to be afflicted by similar symptoms and have to go through the inconvenience of PCR tests.


What jobs can you get when you have epilepsy?

Having epilepsy is a cause of stress on its own. One thing that those who have epilepsy need to avoid is to have a stressful job, especially as stress can be a primary cause for seizures.


Do I need a medical before fostering or adopting a child or working in childcare?

Are you thinking about adopting or fostering a child, or maybe considering working in childcare? If so you may be unsure about whether or not you will require a medical examination.


Summerfield Healthcare launches orthopaedic hand and wrist service

We are delighted to announce an expansion of our healthcare provision by launching a new orthopaedic hand and wrist service.


Back Care Awareness Week – you don’t have to suffer in silence!

Back pain can be a real misery – which is why it’s important to get it checked out and treated as soon as possible.


National Cholesterol Month – a great incentive to book a blood test!

October is National Cholesterol Month – a whole month dedicated to raising awareness and offering advice about the health dangers associated with high cholesterol.


Summerfield Healthcare’s exclusive offer as part of Shrewsbury Half Marathon sponsorship

The Shrewsbury Half Marathon takes place on Sunday, October 10th and we are delighted to be part of the event as one of the sponsors.