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Andy Fullard

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A Healthcare Provider’s Guide To Keep Your Hands Soft and Healthy

Studies show that healthcare workers have a much higher prevalence of dry skin and hand eczema than any other profession. Cracked or tough skin can be uncomfortable and unsightly, and when it’s your hands it’s hard to hide. But fear not, the experts at Hello Skin are giving you the best advice and top tips on how to keep your hands looking and feeling soft and lovely. As a healthcare provider, your hands are exposed to several…

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Is the New iPhone X Worth the Huge Price Tag?

The iPhone X lands for pre-order in the UK on the 27th October and is Apple’s latest landmark release, launched to mark the 10th anniversary of the original iPhone. It certainly looks fantastic. It has a sleek ‘all-glass’ design and a 5.8-inch Super Retina display. It’s packed with loads of new features like wireless charging, an improved rear camera w ith dual optical image stabilisation, and innovative Face ID. How much does the iPhone X cost? As you…

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Top Tips for Optimising Your Sleep to Achieve Maximum Performance

Peak performance in any area of our lives comes only from the right preparation. So often we focus on lifestyle elements such as nutrition and exercise to help us perform during the day, but we often neglect our body’s physical and mental need to rest and recover through sleep. Sleep experts This Works give their top tips for optimising your sleep to achieve maximum performance. How much sleep should I be getting? The essential point is not…

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6 Amazing Health & Fitness Discounts for NHS & Healthcare Staff

Keeping fit and healthy can sometimes be quite expensive. Looking out for health and fitness discounts can help to keep the costs down, so you can focus on achieving your goals without worrying about how you’ll afford to keep it up. Clothing, gym memberships, supplements, new trainers – the price soon adds up and you end up investing in your new fitness regime a bit more than you would have liked to. Whether you’re just starting on…

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Why You Should Book Your Dream Summer Holiday Early

Should you book your next summer holiday early to get the best deal, or should you hold out until the last minute? This is a question that’s asked every year, as savvy holiday-makers scour the internet for the best offers. There are benefits to both, but the answer really depends on your own circumstances. If you have the flexibility to book your summer holiday at the last-minute and you’re not too bothered on the destination, you should be…

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5 Hottest Discounts for NHS & Healthcare Staff This September

Summer has flown by far too quickly and as the holiday tans start to fade and the kids go back to school, we’re left with a dose of the summer blues and worrying bank balances. Never fear, we’ve picked out our best, new discounts to help ease the pain and save you some money on your purchases. These are our 5 Hottest Discounts for NHS & Healthcare Staff This September: Hotpoint Looking for new home appliances? You…

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Second Hand Book Sites for Healthcare Students

Buying text books for your university course can be pretty expensive to say the least. If you’re lucky you might be able to grab a copy from the library but these are like gold dust and tend to have a backlog of people reserving them. Never fear, you don’t have to spend a fortune on brand new books. There are plenty of ways to pick up second-hand books for your healthcare course. Facebook groups If you’ve joined…

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20 Top Tips to Make You a Better Healthcare Student

Healthcare students, you’ve chosen a career path that will help so many people, save lives and make a real difference every single day – good for you! A career in healthcare isn’t for the faint-hearted and it can certainly be overwhelming at times. But don’t worry. Take a deep breath. You’ve got this! We asked our faithful army of experienced healthcare staff on Facebook for some pearls of wisdom to help you get off to a flying…

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Celebrating the Unsung Healthcare Heroes – Week 1

There are so many people who are unsung healthcare heroes, the roles that fly completely under the radar but without them everything would fall apart. Like most people who work in healthcare, they don’t do it for praise and rewards, they do it because they love it. That being said, a little bit of appreciation can go a long way. So, as of today, we want to spread some happiness and celebrate the amazing, hardworking roles within…

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Beat the Energy Price Rise in the NHS Energy Switch

If you haven’t already heard, British Gas are set to increase their electricity prices by 12.5% from 15th September and it will affect 3.1 million customers. The annual dual-fuel bill for a typical household on British Gas’s standard variable tariff will rise by 7.3%, meaning customers will typically pay £75 more per year for their gas and electricity. But you don’t have to worry because, as always, Health Service Discounts have got your back! How can I avoid…

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