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Connor Hardie

Travel

How To Use Your Cashback Card Abroad

Your Health Service Discounts Cashback Card isn’t only for use at home, when travelling on holidays abroad you’ll be able to use your card like you would any other travel money card. Use it wherever the Visa Acceptance Mark is displayed (which is generally most places – but you can always double check to make sure). Remember: As with most payment cards, there is a 4% foreign exchange fee which will apply to every purchase and you…

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Can I Get NHS Discount with Avanti West Coast?

West Coast rail travel has seen Avanti West Coast take over from Virgin Trains as the operator now running the line, with a range of improvements set to take place for passengers over the coming years. With the change, questions have arisen over current booked tickets, planned trips and what changes will be made to the service to improve upon its predecessor. As well as whether or not your NHS Discount is still applicable to Avanti West…

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Lifestyle

Healthy Heart Tips

This heart month, we’re encouraging you to look after yourself and your heart. Whether you’re making small steps to lead a healthier lifestyle or looking to avoid potential risk later down the line, there’s plenty of ways you can improve your heart’s health. Heart disease & cardiovascular disease is extremely common and can come in many forms including a Heart Attack, Angina, Coronary Heart Disease and Heart failure. CVD is the world’s number one killer according to…

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Which Restaurants Offer NHS Discount?

Love eating out? Did you know NHS Staff can get discounts and savings at top restaurants, meaning you can spend less time worrying about the bill and more time enjoying yourself. Whether it’s an after work meal or a special occasion such as a birthday treat, why not dine out somewhere you know you’ll love and also make big savings! Trying to find that work/life balance can be hard, we understand, that’s why we’re here to help.…

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Mental Health In The NHS

“Mental Health Is The Main Cause Of Sick Days For NHS Staff” It’s a pretty damning statement about how much of an effect your mental health can have not only on your personal life, but your work life. In aid of Time To Talk Day, we want to raise awareness of mental health in the workplace, particularly among NHS staff and encourage more people to talk and be more open with how they are feeling. We spoke…

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Best NHS Discounts for February

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Congratulations! You’ve made it through January and that means you can start to feel the Love in February. To help, we’ve handpicked 10 of the best NHS discounts available this February, including some massive savings on restaurants and weekends away to help celebrate the month of love. Try a Valentine’s meal at popular restaurants including Miller & Carter, Bella Italia and more, or spend the day with friends if you’re not quite feeling the love with an…

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NHS Discounts List (February Update)

We’ve updated our huge A-Z NHS discounts list Finally, January is at an end and now what has felt like the longest month is over, you can enjoy February and all the fun that comes with it. Look forward to Valentine’s day with that someone special with great deals on restaurants, including Miller & Carter with discounts on prosecco and sparkling wine. Looking for a night away? Check out some of the best UK City Breaks with…

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Travel Essentials You Need To Pack

Travelling this year? There’s nothing quite like that sinking feeling that you’ve forgotten to pack something when you’re halfway to the airport or worse, already up in the air, only to realise there was nothing to worry about and that once missing item is packed safely away. But just to make sure you’re prepared, no matter where you’re travelling too it’s always good to ensure a few essentials are included. Check out our travel essentials list below:…

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Money Saving Tips

Do You Need Homecover?

When it comes to owning a home, it’s always best to prepare for potential disasters. We’re talking a broken down boiler in the middle of winter, a burst pipe that floods your flooring and dodgy electrics that leave you in the dark. Although you can’t always prevent these kinds of problems from happening, you can protect your property (and your bank balance) by taking out home emergency cover. Define cover – is it home insurance? Yes, by…

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How Does Cashback Work?

How Does Cashback Work?

What Is Cashback? With cashback, you’ll get a percentage of what you spend at select retailers back into your account. It’s as simple and straightforward as it sounds. It’s an easy way to save even more on your everyday essentials, from weekly shopping at your supermarket to meals out and department stores. What Does Cashback Mean? Cashback means exactly what you think it does. You get cash back, simple right? That’s the way we want to keep it,…

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The Best New Year Travel Deals For NHS Staff

Are you already planning your holiday for the year? Whether it’s somewhere completely new or a favourite destination that you keep returning too, don’t miss out on some fantastic savings with some of the best travel deals for NHS staff. If you’re still stuck for some travel inspiration, check out our New Year destinations and see where is popular this year. Are some of them on your wishlist? Check out even more savings and discounts with our…

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How NHS Staff Can Save More With E-Vouchers

Did you know, you can now buy and get instant access to even more gift vouchers than ever before? As a member of Health Service Discounts, you can save up to 15% at top retailers, both in-store and online! They can be used like cash to save you even more on your purchases, letting you easily shop with virtually no restrictions, and to make the most of your savings, you can even use them in conjunction with…

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New Year Destinations

Are you already dreaming of your next holiday? With so many destinations to visit, it almost seems impossible to narrow it down and choose where to travel to next. 2020 is your opportunity to experience somewhere new, with more and more places being easy to travel too, there’s no excuse not to mix it up and try somewhere different in the new year. Georgia Famous for it’s Black Sea beaches and stunning scenery, Georgia is an emerging…

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Lifestyle

How To Survive Winter Traffic

There’s nothing worse than a delayed journey because of the snow, or being delayed because you’ve spent the last 20 minutes de-icing your car, it’s cold, early and frankly we’d all rather be back in bed. It happens every year, we know what’s coming and yet it always seems like we’re unprepared and before you know it, you’re frantically trying to defrost your rear window in a bid to get to work on time. That’s why it’s…

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The Best Tech This Christmas

From the latest gadget must haves to the traditional tech staples, this Christmas check out some of the hottest and most in demand pieces of technology that are sure to be top of many wish lists. FitBit Track your fitness and stay healthy going into the new year with the new and updated FitBit. Monitor your steps, heart rate, calorie intake and more and even monitor your sleep with sophisticated technology that gives you accurate measurements of…

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The Health Service Discounts Gift Guide For Her

Looking to treat her to something special this Christmas? It can be hard figuring out what’s the perfect gift to get, which is why we’ve painstakingly found some of the best giftspiration to help you in selecting the perfect Christmas gift for her. Whether it’s to pamper and praise or something a little different, check out some of our gift ideas below. Pandora Reflexions Family Tree Gift Set Give her the gift of luxury jewellery this Christmas…

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The Health Service Discounts Gift Guide For Him

Christmas is nearly here and that means it’s time to find the perfect gift if you haven’t done so already. To help, we’ve picked some of the best and most popular gifts for him this year. Whether it’s a stocking filler, something under the tree or maybe something that you want as well, take a look at some of the best gifts for him this Christmas. Dior Sauvage Eau de Parfum Spray Inspired by the hour of…

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Where NHS Staff Can Get Cashback This Christmas

Still looking to save ahead of the festive season? Whether it’s in-store Christmas shopping or looking online for the best deals, you can save even more on your spending when you use the Health Service Discounts Cashback Card. Shop at over 50 retailers, including high street favourites such as Clarks, John Lewis and Primark and save up to 12% cashback on purchases. Check the list below for some great ideas on where to shop to get cashback…

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Top 15 Toys for Christmas 2019

Make Christmas one to remember with the hottest toys direct from Santa’s sleigh and make your little one’s dreams come true. With so many new toys being released at this time of year, it’s hard to know what’s going to keep them occupied and what’s going tossed aside until the next present comes along. We’ve put together a list of the top 15 toys available this Christmas. Remember you can save even more on your gifts this…

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Eating Out Deals For NHS Staff

Eating Out Deals For NHS Staff

Need some help on where to eat out? Whether it’s a meal for all the family, a romantic evening out or a cosy night in with a takeaway, our eating out guide lets you know not only where’s best to eat, but where you can save with discounts and deals on all things food. No matter what you’re in the mood for we’ve got you covered, from succulent steak to Italian cuisine and even a good old…

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Fashion

Find Your Perfect Christmas Party Style

Did somebody say party? With Christmas nearly here it’s time to let your hair down at the yearly Christmas party, but to really make a statement, you’ll be after an outfit that makes you shine brighter than Rudolph’s red nose. Don’t go wearing the same old Saturday night outfit, this is your chance to stand out, be the talk of the party and look amazing at the same time. Don’t get stuck with last years fashion and…

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Where Can I Get Cashback On Black Friday?

Looking even more savings ahead of Black Friday on the 29th November? Whether you’ll be braving the shops in the survival of the fittest battle to get the best in-store savings or playing it cool by shopping online at home, don’t forget to use your Health Service Discounts Cashback Card to claim cashback on your purchases, meaning even more savings are at your fingertips. Check out the table below for some of the retailers who will be…

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Where To Go For Winter Sun

Winter Sun - Health Service Discounts

Looking to get away this winter? Has the change in season left you feeling a little blue and in need of some winter sun. Even if the UK is getting colder, there’s always an opportunity to travel abroad and enjoy warm weather elsewhere without breaking the bank. Where to get winter sun There’s some locations that seem to have the sun year round, making them perfect destinations during the winter months to visit in the hunt for…

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