HEALTH & WELLBEING This important section combines personal and public health tips with expert advice from medical professionals.
It includes general regulations on how to control and influence your own wellbeing and healthiness.
We cover popular topics about health and wellness regulations at work and at home. Even so, some of the categories will relate more to leisure time activities.
This section aims to provide expert tips and current guidance on the most important medical matters. You might say ‘your health is your wealth‘.
Health and Wellness Guide
Giving blood may be harmful for you or the person receiving it. The UK blood donation rules have some restrictions with special guidelines that apply to donor eligibility.
Free Blood Pressure Checks
Health reports suggest around five million people are living with undiagnosed hypertension (high blood pressure) in the United Kingdom.
Because noticeable symptoms are not commonplace, it is important to get your blood pressure checked – regularly.
The scheme, run by the National Health Service (NHS), detects and then sets up treatment for high blood pressure. Catching heart attacks and strokes early could help to save more than two thousand lives in the next five years.
Note: Starting October 2021, High Street chemists will be offering free blood pressure checks to anyone over the age of forty (40) in England.
Food Safety and Hygiene
A mass of statutory laws govern food safety and hygiene rules in the United Kingdom. Check out the section listing food safety regulations and foodstuffs codes of practice.
Imitation Food Products
Some Food Imitation Products are dangerous ‘child appealing’ imitations. They may be already banned according to amendments of the children safety directive 87/357/EEC.
Accident prevention advice is the focus of this section covering health and safety risks at home, outdoors, and especially near water. Your house might seem an unlikely place for danger, but in fact it is the place for most accidents.
Rules and regulations which affect medical law therapeutic medicines, and pharmaceutical ethics are a fascinating field of study. Advances in medical research and new technologies are constantly shifting the boundaries of medicine and corrective therapy in our lives.
All mental health illnesses relate to someone’s psychological or emotional wellbeing. Check out a guide addressing the most common mental health problems with tips and advice.
An updated health guide explaining the important changes to organ donation law in England [from May 2020] – and how to register your choice!
The section deals with the promotion and protection of living healthy lifestyles. The challenge to improve public health focuses on the detection and control of infectious diseases.
Disclaimer: Content in health sections of this website is for informational purposes only and not a specific diagnosis or treatment plan for any individual situation. The information does not create a doctor-patient relationship and you should consult with a doctor regarding any questions or issues you may have about your own health or the health of others.