When absorbed in a modern busy lifestyle it’s often easy to overlook the amount of exercise you’re taking when so many other tasks have to take precedence. A shocking recent survey by YouGov has thrown light on just how sedentary our lives have become with a quarter of adults only walking one hour a week.
In a bit to tackle this deskbound epidemic Heart Research UK has launched Walk to Work Week from the 13– 17 May to encourage people to shun their cars, get off the bus a stop early or simply take the stairs instead.
Chris Child of Heart Research UK says “Walking is good for your heart and one of the easiest ways to increase your fitness and improve your health,” said Heart Research UK National Director, Barbara Harpham. “Brisk walking done a few times a week is a simple way to get more exercise, and after you’ve done ...
If you are a Foundation Trust member, you can have your say on the future of your hospital by nominating yourself as a Governor with elections taking place next month. Elections will be held in the following constituencies of the Council of Governors:
Patient constituency—one seat
Public constituency—one seat from each of the following constituencies:
Hammersmith and Fulham area 1
Kensington and Chelsea area 1
Staff constituency—one seat from the following class:
The deadline for Foundation Trust ...
Coeliac UK, the national charity for coeliac disease announces the support of Joe Simpson, mountaineer, author and subject of the BAFTA award winning film ‘Touching the Void,’ who has recently been diagnosed with coeliac disease, for their campaign to find the missing half a million people in the UK undiagnosed with the autoimmune disease and specifically targeting those diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
1 in 100 people in the UK have coeliac disease however, ...
On Monday 13th May, Claire Lomas will be visiting Chelsea Academy as the culmination of #clairescycle.
You may remember hearing about Claire in the news in April 2012 as she completed the London Marathon in a robotic suit in 17 days after she was paralysed in 2007 in a horse riding accident.
Claire’s latest challenge to raise money for Spinal Research is a 400 mile cycle ride, taking about three weeks, as ...