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GPs are spending a fifth of their time dealing with non-health issues

According to a report from the charity, Citizens Advice, GPs spend 19% of their consultation time dealing with non-health issues which is costing almost £400 million. The study reports that GPs are spending nearly a fifth of their time dealing with relationship issues, housing concerns and work or unemployment problems. It also reports that GPs Read More

Dying Matters – The FCO reports on British deaths abroad

Travel is a wonderful part of life, and thanks to non-stop flights and transcontinental railways, it’s easier than it has been ever before to see the sights and explore new cultures. It’s something all of us at AllClear are passionate about, and it’s something we think all our customers should be able to do. Sadly, Read More

Mental Health Awareness Week: Meditation, mindfulness & travel recommended to treat anxiety and depression

Today marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week (11th-17th May) which has been running since 2000. Over the years, the week has covered a range of mental health aspects, such as how sleep deprivation, anxiety, and exercise can all impact our health both positively and negatively. This year MHAW is focused on mindfulness. If Read More

GP’s to open 7 days a week following Tories election win

With the Conservatives back in power after their win in yesterday’s election, GP’s are set to open seven days a week. David Cameron will remain Prime Minister and his NHS policies were expressed in the Conservative’s manifesto before the election took place. Cameron’s plans include increased spending on the NHS to ensure it stays free Read More

E-cigarettes could be more harmful than we think

‘Give up smoking AND vaping’ – health chiefs warn. Chemical levels in e-cigarettes are at twice the recommended amount, a study has shown. When e-cigarettes became more popular in the UK, most people thought they were a great, healthier alternative to smoking. They’re safe for indoors, smokeless and weren’t thought to be harmful. However, after Read More