Entries by CLINIC TEAM

How to Recover Well from Illness

When you get sick, your body is placed under intensive pressure. The immune system goes into overdrive, energy levels drop, and an internal fight takes place to rid the body of whatever illness it is you have picked up. Typically, most people recover from an illness within a couple of weeks. However, as the recent […]

Four Common Childhood Allergies

Did you know that approximately 40% of children in the UK are diagnosed with an allergy? Childhood allergies are common, but that doesn’t make them any less distressing for those affected by them. The symptoms of allergies can have a significant impact on quality of life. They can cause anxiety, damage self-esteem, and contribute to […]

Looking After Your Mental Health

According to leading mental health charity Mind, approximately 1 in 4 people in England experience issues with their mental health. While many factors can contribute to conditions such as anxiety, depression, and PTSD, high levels of stress play a key role. If you want to look after your mental health, managing your stress levels needs […]

Looking After Your Child’s Health

A new campaign warns about the serious risk of the measles infection to a child’s health. Parents and guardians are being urged to ensure that children have the recommended 2 doses of the MMR vaccine. This vaccine protects against three harmful infections; measles, mumps and rubella. The latest data shows that MMR vaccination uptake has […]

Helping Women with their Sexual Health

A study has revealed that nearly a third of those eligible for their cervical screening in 2020 – 2021 have not come forward and have missed their tests. Women who may be eligible are being urged to take care of their sexual health and not to miss their screening appointments. Anyone who missed their last […]

Lifestyle Medicine For Cardiovascular Health

Hypertension, hyperlipidaemia including high cholesterol and obesity are all major factors that are well known to increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. In England, 3 out of 10 of all deaths recorded annually are related to poor cardiovascular health. Supporting Patients with Cardiovascular Health Issues A new study published in the Journal of the […]

New Member Of The Home Visiting Mayfair GP Team

You spoke and we listened: a lot of our patients have loved the convenience of seeing a doctor in the comfort of their own home or office. You have communicated this to us and as a result we have added to our team: we welcome the new Range Rover Sport to our ranks. It embodies […]

Stay Active for a Healthy Mind

A new study has revealed that exercise and staying active can help to maintain a healthy mind in elderly people. Previously, this has only been demonstrated on mice and was much harder to prove in people. The study found that when elderly people stay active, their brains have more of a particular class of proteins. […]

Prioritising Continuity of Care for Patients

Recently, there has been campaigning for more available face-to-face doctor appointments, and choice beyond telephone or online consultations. New guidance to help improve patient choices has also emphasised that patients ‘should be treated consistently’. Research has recognised that continuity of care is an essential element of modern general practice and is a prerequisite for high-quality […]