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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week runs between 22nd – 28th January. The theme for 2018 is to reduce your risk. Over 3000 women a year are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the UK, with around 800 deaths as a result of cervical cancer. Most cervical cancers are caused by a sexually transmitted infections called HPV. What […]

Keeping Fit In The Winter: Cycling

Keeping Fit In The Winter: Cycling

Keeping Fit With Cycling Many people undertake cycling as a way to keep fit and healthy. There’s no reason why you can’t continue to cycle during the winter or even to take it up. Cycling is a low impact type of exercise, meaning it’s much easier on your joints than other types of exercise and […]

Common Autumn Illnesses

Common Autumn Illnesses

Developing Illnesses in Autumn There are a number of illnesses that commonly arise during the autumn season. Whilst the autumn might bring things such as Halloween and Bonfire Night, it all brings several illnesses. People who already have underlying health conditions might be more prone to infection to so it’s always good to know what […]

Clean and Hygienic Hospital

Importance of Using Hygiene Coating In The Health Sector

It’s important for all types of healthcare facilities to keep a clean and hygienic environment. Places such as hospitals, GP surgeries and nursing homes much keep areas and surfaces to a set hygiene standard. Whilst keeping areas clean, tidy and bacteria free might be easy to do by thoroughly cleaning with antibacterial products. It’s important […]

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How do I know if I have an STI?

How do I know if I have an STI? When it comes to sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including HIV, spreading of the infections continue to increase. It’s important to practice safe sex as not doing this is increasing your health risk. Public Health England’s 2014 report stated that 439,243 cases of STIs were confirmed as […]

Family Planning Services

What Your Semen Says About Your Health

It’s actually a great indicator of what’s going on inside of your body… Your health is probably one of the last things you’re thinking about when you ejaculate, but the consistency, look and smell of your semen can actually help you keep track of your health. Your finished products only contains up to 10% of […]

How to Practice Safe Sex

How to Practice Safe Sex

Choosing to have safer sex means that you are protecting your partner and yourself from the risk of STIs. A lot of people would assume that this would ruin your sex life, but this is not the case. In many cases, safer sex and improve sex and it reduces any risk of sexual transmitted infections […]

Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease – Everything you need to know

More recently, Lyme Disease is making the news, with more and more people being diagnosed with the illness. A number have celebrities and public figures who are living with Lyme Disease have also come out to raise awareness. Former England rugby captain Matt Dawson had to have heart surgery after being bitten by a ticker […]

Pregnancy Test

My Pregnancy Test is Positive, What Next?

What To Do When Your Test Is Positive If you have taken a pregnancy test and it’s came back with 2 lines, ‘pregnant’ or a smiley face, this means that you’re positive and are most likely to be pregnant. Don’t worry, it’s common to feel panicked, especially with first time pregnancies. If like a lot […]

Signs That You’re Exhausted

Signs That You’re Exhausted

If you’re feeling run down and have forgotten what it feels like not to feel tired each day, then it’s likely that you’re suffering with exhaustion. Whether you find yourself yawning by 2pm or your favourite part of the day is going to bed, we have discovered 6 signs to indicate if you’re exhausted or […]

HIV Treatment London

How Has HIV Treatment Changed?

With testing for HIV often seen as embarrassing and sometimes even an awkward treatment, Broadgate General Practice have always aimed avoid this by making it a more comfortable process. The team here at Broadgate General Practice are proud to offer a confidential and discreet service for HIV testing in London. We even have same day […]