By: The Wellington Team | Published: November 18, 2014
It’s that time of year again; temperatures are dropping, and the cold and flu season is upon us. For many, the battle of the festive bulge has already begun, and the temptation of hearty and warming comfort food kicks in.
We speak to Nicola Graves, Specialist Dietitian at The Wellington Hospital, about how we can eat well over the winter months, but still enjoy some festive treats with her sensible and straightforward tips…
By: The Wellington Team | Published: November 12, 2014
All work and no play makes you a dull boy. Or so the saying goes. But with increased working hours, targets, ferrying around the children and trying to squeeze in your weekly kick around with the boys; how can you possibly find time to unwind and relax?
As part of ISMA’s (International Stress Management Awareness) National Stress Awareness day, it is time to take five to read our guide on the best ways to ensure that your daily life is as stress free as possible.
By: The Wellington Team | Published: October 31, 2014
2014 has seen many developments of our GP liaison, marketing and enquiry helpline services, including the launch of the new 24 hour service this June. To find out more about these improvements and the upcoming changes to business services, we spoke with Janet Stowell, GP Liaison, Marketing and…
By: The Wellington Team | Published: October 23, 2014
During October, that familiar pink ribbon which has been synonymous with breast cancer awareness for the past 20 years, will have been seen by women and men all over the UK. But how many of us are breast aware all year round?
In this post, Joanne Franks, Consultant Breast Surgeon at The Wellington Hospital, explains how our Breast Care Unit manages breast cancer and encourages us to actively ‘think pink’ EVERY month.
By: admin | Published: October 20, 2014
Following a trip to the toilet, what is the first thing you do? Washing your hands, right? But, are you a quick rinse under cold water washer, a 2 minute thorough scrubber or, worst of all, do you bother at all? Many would be reluctant…
By: The Wellington Team | Published: September 29, 2014
Earlier this month, we held our first defibrillator training session for the local community, and received a fantastic response from the people who took part. It’s clear from the feedback from our event that cardiac care is a hot topic of interest, so we hope you enjoy the last video in our cardiac care series.
By: The Wellington Team | Published: September 19, 2014
Tomorrow it’s officially autumn: the season of falling leaves, dusky evenings and coughs & colds.
In this post we encourage you to bolster yourself from the colder weather and autumn winds with fantastically fresh autumnal foods and scrumptious recipe ideas, to help you steer clear of seasonal illnesses.
By: The Wellington Team | Published: August 27, 2014
We speak to Cynthia Addai, Neurophysiology Manager, about her long and successful career at The Wellington Hospital and how the secret to de-stressing after a hard days work is socialising with friends and family (and holidays in the sun, of course)!
By: The Wellington Team | Published: August 19, 2014
This September we will be holding our very first defibrillator training session for the public, demonstrating what a defibrillator is, where you can find them, why they are so important and how you can use one.