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Andy Fullard

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Can Non-NHS Staff Benefit from Using Health Service Discounts?

We’ve provided discounts to NHS workers since 2001, helping staff make some great savings on their purchases. But recently, we’ve been able to open our discount scheme up to non-NHS staff so that they can benefit from our offers too. We’re delighted about this because all healthcare workers do an amazing job, regardless of their role and the organisation that they work for. It’s our little way of saying thank you for doing such a great job and…

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5 Hottest NHS Discounts You Don’t Want to Miss This January

Christmas now seems like a distant memory and the New Year is well and truly in full swing. If you’ve been hit with a dose of the January blues, don’t worry, we’re here to help. We’ve started 2018 with a bang and have secured the best discounts from the biggest brands around to help you through this tough month. PureGym – Low-cost gym memberships New year, new me? There’s no better time to get a discount on…

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The Ultimate Guide on How to Plan and Book the Perfect Holiday (Stress-Free)

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Are you trying to plan the perfect holiday? If so, you’ll know it can be a stressful experience – saving money, travel arrangements, insurance bookings, even choosing your favourite swimming costume can be difficult. Holiday planning might sound like hell to some people but with our stress-free guide, you will be able to plan and book your dream getaway like a pro. Everyone has an idea of what their perfect holiday looks like, but the big question…

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4 Christmas Baking Recipes That Will Put You in the Festive Spirit

Are you and your colleagues bummed out about working over Christmas? No need to stress these cute Christmas baking recipes will brighten the mood in seconds. If you can’t go home for Christmas, then bring Christmas to work. Here’s how you can turn a normal workday Christmassy with festive treats. Click on the envelope to see the ingredients lists. Santa Hat cupcake What’s more festive than Santa? Nothing! Turn cupcakes into cute little Santa hats that will bring a smile…

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Top 10 Christmas Films to Put You in the Festive Mood

Who doesn’t love cuddling up in front of the TV to watch Christmas films with their family? Nothing beats watching Christmas films, does it? And there are 100s of classics that never get old.  So, grab your blanket, hot chocolate, and the tv remote and get ready to start feeling festive. 10. The Santa Clause (1994) Tim Allen as Santa need I say more? There no better way to start our top ten than a backstory of…

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The Ultimate Christmas Playlist to Get You Through Your Shift

What better way to get in the festive spirit than having a dance to all your favourite Christmas songs. Everyone needs a boost during their shift, especially around Christmas time. That’s why we’ve decided to put together our Ultimate Christmas Songs playlist! From upbeat festive tunes to heartfelt classics, our playlist has everything you could ask for. So, if you’re in need of a festive boost, turn up the volume and To give you a taster, check our our Top…

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7 Amazing Christmas Gift Ideas for the Man in Your Life

Struggling for Christmas gift ideas for your significant other? Or perhaps you’ve got a tricky dad or brother to buy for? Don’t panic, as always, we’re here to give you a helping hand to help you overcome this festive challenge. We’ve handpicked the top trending Christmas gifts that are guaranteed to make your special man merry this year. Amazon Echo Dot You should definitely consider treating the man in your life to the Amazon Echo Dot. This extraordinary…

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Top 4 ways you can save on food and drink this Christmas

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It’s never too early to start thinking about Christmas; especially when it comes to food and drink. It’s easy to go overboard shopping for food and drink this time of year but it can be cheaper than you think to feed your family at Christmas. With a bit of thought and planning, you’ll be able to get everything that you need and have plenty left to get a cheeky extra bottle of sherry. So, grab a pen…

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Who needs the latest phone? Here’s why the sensible money is being spent on iPhone 7

Are you ready to upgrade your phone but struggling to decide which one to get? I’ll be honest, it’s a tough decision, not least because of the expense. iPhone 8, iPhone X and Google’s Pixel 2 have launched recently but with their pretty chunky price tags, you ask yourself “is it really worth it?” You might even be considering sticking with the phone you’ve got. After all, you can still see through that cracked screen and the…

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Black Friday Week – We’re Going All Out This Year

Do you fancy winning thousands of £££’s worth of prizes every single day throughout Black Friday Week? Then you’re in luck! Here at Health Service Discounts, we’re excited to announce the big Black Friday Week Giveaway with thousands of pounds worth of prizes up for grabs. Here’s how you can be in with a chance of winning… How does the Black Friday Giveaway work? Every day next week, we’ll be giving you the chance to enter our daily prize giveaway.…

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How to Dress to Impress at the Christmas Party This Year

With Christmas party season nearing, be sure to look and feel confident with our best outfit options for your festive gathering this December. Before you know it, the tree will be up, Mariah Carey will be blasting out the radio and you won’t be able to escape the break room without spotting a mince pie. Yes, that’s right, it’s nearly Christmas. Whether it be your annual work’s do or the big family get-together, make sure you’ve got…

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15 Top Toys You Can Save Money on this Christmas

The most wonderful (and often expensive!) time of the year is just around the corner. Every parent across the globe is faced with the mounting pressure off achieving a flawless Christmas; to make it the ‘perfect-day’. Buying the best presents to keep your kids merry can require time, determination and a large chunk of your bank balance! We know this can be a stressful time, so we’ve put together the hottest presents that you can save money…

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HUGE Week of Prize Giveaways Coming Your Way!

We’re bursting with excitement here at Health Service Discounts because we have a huge week of giveaways coming your way this Black Friday. The run up to Christmas is always a crazy time of year and we’ve been very busy securing the best discounts and deals for our members. But this year, we’re going even BIGGER than ever before! You work really hard throughout the year looking after our nation’s health. As a small thank you, we…

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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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10 Winter Wardrobe Essentials You Need in Your Life

Temperatures are quickly starting to drop, and icy winds are creeping in, which can only mean one thing; it’s time to treat yourself to a new winter wardrobe. Wrapping up to combat the cold doesn’t have to be frumpy jumpers and Nanna’s knitted scarfs. Autumn/winter fashion gets cooler every year (excuse the pun!), as brands stock up on trendy new styles to help you stand out from the crowd. We’ve picked our 10 favourite winter wardrobe essentials…

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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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5 Hottest Discounts for NHS & Healthcare Staff this October

Autumn is here which means the holiday season is over, leaving us faced with shorter evenings, dark mornings and cold weather. It’s not all doom and gloom though! We’ve got the latest offers just for you, so make this month a little easier by bagging yourself a bargain. With Christmas just around the corner, our newest discounts will allow you to prepare with peace of mind, rather than worry about that dreaded end of the month bank…

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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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