15th November 2017 is World COPD Day. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a group of lung conditions that cause difficulty breathing. It is estimated that there are currently 1.2 million people in the UK with COPD, making it the second most common lung disease in the UK after asthma.
Research undertaken by the mental health charity Mind found that 56% of employers said they would like to do more to improve staff wellbeing but don’t feel they have the right training or guidance. Samaritans wants to encourage people to listen to the really important things their friends, family and colleagues need to tell them, and to actually devote some time and attention to being better listeners. When people feel listened to, it can save a life.
Unexpected medical complaints can be distressing, particularly when they occur outside of NHS GP opening hours which can mean delays in getting the help you need. That’s why all CS Healthcare members get access to Lifeline, our 24 hour health advice line.
We all know that as we get older, our sight naturally needs a little bit more help. No matter what age we are, it is really important to look after our eyes, and make sure that they are in their best health. This includes going for regular trips to the optician and staying healthy. But what little changes can we make to our daily lives to ensure that we keep our sight as healthy as possible.
There is a lot of talk about foods that are 'in season or are seasonal. For a lot of people, these foods often come to represent that season. For instance, you probably associate summer with strawberries, and autumn with pumpkins....and it's not just because Halloween!'
CS Healthcare provides specialist health insurance policies to civil and public servants as well as their dependants. For over 85 years, we've been dedicated to protecting the health of our members and during that time we've built up partnerships with more than 300 hospitals, ensuring our members have access to the best care and treatment.
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We think our Mutual status makes us a little different from many other insurers. We're not answerable to shareholders which means our members remain at the heart of everything we do. As a result, our members continually benefit from the highest standards of service.
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