Sleep Quality and Wellbeing

  A recent study found that increases in the quality and quantity of our sleep were associated with positive improvements in our health and wellbeing. This echoes similar findings from …

Type 2 Diabetes and Lifestyle

  Diabetes week is June 11th-17th and the theme is ‘Know Diabetes. Fight Diabetes’.  We thought we would look at what diabetes is and explore some of the key lifestyle …

World Health Organisation's Depression Let's Talk

World Health Day: Depression

More than 300 million people worldwide are currently living with depression according to latest estimations from the World Health Organisation (WHO), which is an increase of 18% in the decade …

Choose fruit and veg

Fruit, veg and stress reduction

  Stress is something we all feel from time-to-time so you may be interested to hear that fruit and veg might help. Reaching for a piece of fruit might not …

Stand up meetings

Are you sitting down too much?

  If you’re sitting down reading this, then you might find yourself standing by the time you’ve clicked our link to an alarming news story about exercise levels amongst our …

Bowel Cancer Awareness

The Importance of Bowel Screening

This year’s focus for Bowel Cancer Awareness Month is on bowel screening. Bowel cancer is the UK’s second biggest cancer killer, but if picked up and diagnosed early can be …

Healthy Heart - Cholesterol

Eat to lower your cholesterol

Whilst we’re halfway through National Heart Month, we thought in HP Towers that it would be a great opportunity to look at cholesterol.  If you have too much in your …