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June 2015

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How to book a holiday with ‘Peace of Mind’

Summer holidays are the best way to recharge the batteries after a busy period at work, but you need to be smart about how you book your breaks. Protecting yourself against travel company failure is crucial for peace of mind ahead of your holiday with loved ones and people are increasingly recognising the ATOL certificate, which provides proof you are covered. A campaign by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has raised awareness of ATOL to new heights,…

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Do you know the benefits NHS staff are entitled to?

Those working for the NHS are often seen as some of the hardest workers, but that doesn’t mean it’s without its benefits. Holidays, flexible working and childcare support are some of the best known benefits for its employees, but the chances are there are more advantages to being a part of the NHS than you realise. Pension scheme The state pension scheme only provides a bare minimum level of support to help people to get by financially…

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Men’s Health Week 2015

Men’s Health Week 2015 Men’s Health Week 2015 will take place from the 15th to 21st June. The NHS promotes a number of awareness days throughout the year, and they are effective in raising public awareness of health issues that may affect particular demographics. The prevalence of social media and other online activities within today’s society means that a simple image or blog post can force people to think about their health and consider the implications of…

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National Blood Week 2015 – Supporting NHS Blood Banks

The NHS run various awareness days and weeks throughout the year and also support wider global awareness programmes. These are designed to make important topics more visible to the general public. They may promote good practices such as diet or support schemes for mental health. They may also promote the great work taking place in the NHS that sometimes goes unnoticed by the wider public. One such UK led campaign is National Blood Week, which takes place…

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May 2015 Round Up – NHS In The News

The NHS was a hotly debated topic during the election – hardly a surprise given the spiralling costs, ever-increasing deficit and cutbacks to services. Here we look back on the recent NHS news, covering the lead-up to the election and some of the stories that hit the headlines. During the campaign, floating voters who were polled by Good Morning Britain on ITV indicated that they had more trust in the Labour Party on issues including the NHS,…

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