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Sue Bennett

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Bake a Difference – Raise Your Whisks!

Cavell Nurses Trust is urging nursing professionals to raise their whisks and ‘bake a difference’ for colleagues suffering hardship this May. Last year, around 3,300 nursing professionals sought help from Cavell Nurses’ Trust, the charity providing life-changing support for nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants facing severe difficulties. On average, that’s more than 60 every week, or 9 nursing professionals searching for vital help, every day. Many face worries of financial insecurity, mental health problems, homelessness and situations…

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Inspiration: 5 Relaxing Destinations with a Discount

What is your idea of a relaxing holiday? We’ve looked at our best holiday deals to make it that bit more stress free! Whether you need a strong hit of Vitamin D straight from the sunshine abroad, or a retreat into some of the UK’s most beautiful nature spots we can help. Here are the best destinations to give you a bit of rest and recuperation – whatever that may mean to you. Let’s go! Lake Como…

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Top 5 Discounts for NHS Workers

Here at Health Service Discounts, we’re always looking for ways NHS and healthcare workers can save money. Whether it’s that well deserved break away, a new pair of shoes, or something for the home we’ve got you covered. We’re here for the serious stuff too. We have some great finance deals on the site from AA breakdown cover to car insurance comparison and a free PPI check. Here’s a look at the best deals on Health Service…

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Money Saving Tips

Protect Yourself from the April Energy Price Rise

More than 11 million households are set for an energy price rise in April 2019. That means over half of all households in Britain will see an increase in the cost of their gas and electricity bills. We want to ensure our members are protected from an increase in energy costs and urge those on a standard variable tariff to switch energy suppliers before April 1st 2019. How much will energy bills increase by? The energy regulator Ofgem,…

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Travel

Best Breaks for Easter Bank Holiday Weekend

We’ve made it through the winter months! We’re on the home straight to the first bank holiday weekend of the year! That’s a whole four days off work. Good Friday is on the 19th April and Easter Monday bank holiday falls on the 22nd. Prices often rise during the school holidays, but fear not! We have some great UK holidays with a discount for NHS and health care workers. Booking a break around public holidays is a great…

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Travel

Never Have I Ever Travelled to…

We have searched the best up-and-coming travel destinations from around the globe to bring you the hottest tickets! Where will your next adventure take you? We have some great deals and discounts on holidays with Jet2Holidays, Thomas Cook and Virgin Holidays to the world’s trending travel spots. It’s time for new horizons in your own unchartered territories. Here’s the cheaper way to the road less travelled… Montenegro Nestled on the west coast of the Balkan Peninsula within…

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Travel

Best Hoseasons Breaks for 2019!

The new year is well and truly in full swing and it’s time to plan for some fun with the best Hoseasons breaks for 2019! Our partners Hoseasons have been in touch to give us the lowdown on their unforgettable escapes! They have everything from lodge breaks, activity-based adventures, to romantic and luxurious lodges. Here’s how to make your 2019 one of the best yet… Hoseasons 2019 lodges and parks collection, provides the widest choice of self-catering…

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Lifestyle

Make a Christmas Wish

Make a Christmas Wish Our nearest star is 4.24 light years away. When we make a wish, we’re wishing on that impossible distance. This Christmas we’re bringing the stars a little bit closer. We are inviting our members to Make A Christmas Wish.   The universe is calling all Carers, NHS and Health Care Workers everywhere to help us defy the laws of physics. It isn’t often that we get to reach beyond our blue office chairs…

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Travel

Best Holiday Destinations with a Discount for 2019

What are you dreaming of for 2019? As we scrape the morning frost from our cars and sink deeper into December we can’t help but dream of travel experiences for the new year. With that in mind we’ve brought together our best holiday destinations with a discount for 2019. Give flight to your winter daydreams and some of the world’s top travel destinations right here. Paris If it’s romance, culture, chaotic marketplaces, world class museums, and some…

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Best Christmas Party Outfits with a Discount

Christmas 2019 is almost upon us and that can mean only one thing – parties! The race is on to find the best Christmas party outfits with a discount. Everyone is currently on the hunt to find a festive outfit that’s both stylish and guarantees you’ll be the centre of attention. It’s a tightrope! Avoid that last-minute Christmas party dress dilemma. We’re here to help you steal the show with some extra sparkle. Here’s our best Christmas…

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Top 5 Christmas Gift Guide

We’ve brought together the best of our listed discounts into a Top 5 Christmas Gift Guide to make life a little easier. Christmas is fast approaching and there’s not long to find the perfect presents to make it memorable. We have found some amazing stocking fillers with a discount to put a bit of extra magic under your Christmas tree. Here’s our top picks: GHD 10% NHS Discount With an NHS discount of 10% on the GHD…

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Travel

Best Christmas Market Breaks with a Discount

We’ve brought together the best of our Christmas Market breaks with a discount. Sit back, relax and find the perfect getaway. With only 8 weeks and counting until Christmas it’s time to get the shopping organised. Let’s do it with a glass of mulled wine in our hands somewhere in Europe! Christmas Market breaks provide the perfect combination of activity and relaxation. After all our NHS and healthcare workers have been working hard enough! Bruges Escape to Bruges…

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Top 7 Tips To Get a Black Friday NHS Discount

If you’ve never been shopping on Black Friday – or if you’d rather sidestep the stampede when those shop doors open – this guide is for you. Here’s our top 7 tips to get a Black Friday NHS Discount. Online shopping is the best way to get a taste of the action without the droves of bargain hungry shoppers pushing, shoving and taking the last iPad. Keep your pyjamas on, settle down on the couch and shop away with some…

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The Best NHS Deals and Discounts for October

It’s a brand new season and a brand new pay packet. What will you treat yourself to this month? We know our NHS workers really deserve it. That’s why we have put together the best NHS deals and discounts for October. This includes luxury skincare, the best in ethical mother and baby fashion, family getaways, SIM only phone deals and iPhones biggest ever screen with Xs. Let’s go shopping! iPhone Xs. £10 handset + £66.40 a month…

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Protect Yourself from the Energy Price Rise this October

Protect yourself from the energy price rise this October. The time to switch your energy provider is now. The wholesale prices that energy companies pay are on the rise; this means that your domestic prices will go up during your next billing period. You will also see exclusive energy deals end this October due to price hikes. That’s why our Head of Partnerships, Luke Ince, has created a special NHS Energy Switch deal for our members. He tells…

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Lifestyle

Help Nurses in Need

Our healthcare workers push themselves the extra mile – it’s the reason we exist. We want to help nurses in need and we need you! They might be our heroes but we also know that healthcare workers are only human and sometimes they need support. That’s why we, the Health Service Discounts team, are going the extra mile uphill to conquer Snowden – the highest mountain in Wales – for Cavell Nurses’ Trust. For 4 years we have been…

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Career

Top 5 NHS Job Interview Tips and Typical Questions

The best way to reduce that fear of the unknown is to get prepared. We’ve had a look at the top 5 NHS job interview tips and typical questions you may encounter. Job interviews don’t have to be daunting. It’s natural to have a healthy amount of nerves when being asked to perform under pressure. The tips below will orientate you to perform well at interview. Time to get organised!   1. Build a strong argument for why…

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Fashion

Best Outfits for Day to Night in Women’s Fashion

We’ve searched our listed discounts to bring you the best outfits for day to night in Women’s fashion. Sometimes you need to seamlessly transition from one environment to another. Whether you need to go from AM to PM or desk to disco, we’re got you covered. Save the outfit changes and go straight to Supergirl with our links to discounts at Topshop, ASOS, and Amazon. If you follow the link at the end of the post you’ll find…

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Top 5 NHS Staff Deals and Discounts for September

Here’s our top 5 NHS staff deals and discounts for September in travel, fashion and mobile data. Can you believe it’s September already? Time to refresh that wardrobe and beat the blues with a trip somewhere unexpected! Booking a holiday is a great way to give yourself something new to look forward to. Roaming the world should be easy with our exclusive SIM deal with 4GB of data. Let’s go! Eurocamp – Up to 40% NHS discount 13…

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Fashion Lifestyle Travel

City Break Packing Guide for Guys

The team have been working hard to bring you the best in men’s fashion with an NHS discount for your next short holiday.  The trick is to pack light but to get the most mileage out of your outfits. They’ll need to be versatile items that can take you from day to night. If it’s a last minute booking – and by default last minute packing – follow our checklist to step out in style and relax. Don’t worry about forgetting…

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City Break Packing Guide for Girls

The team have been working hard to bring you the best in women’s fashion with an NHS discount for your next short holiday. Here’s how to pack for a city break. We’ve searched the best of our discounts to make sure you’re the best dressed on a three day break from Levi’s, Topshop, ASOS, Karen Millen, TK Maxx and Amazon. Below is a handy packing checklist for you to cut your packing prep in half along with links to the…

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Top 5 NHS Discounts for August

The team have been searching our abundance of deals to bring you the Top 5 NHS discounts for August. What a month it’s going to be for you! We have 20% off advanced off-peak fares on Virgin trains West Coast Mainline. This means you can travel from Glasgow to London and many destinations in between with a big discount. As you pull out of the train station, keep that flashing vertical stripe of sunlight out of your eyes…

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Top 5 Family Holiday Destinations

We’ve searched to find you the top 5 family holiday destinations with your NHS discount. Remember, membership is free to all NHS staff and Healthcare professionals. Sign up here.  After doing such a good job of caring for other people, it’s time to turn your attention to your own health and wellness so that you can come back supercharged and stronger than ever. We’ve thought of everyone, so you don’t have to. Check out the classic beach…

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