Research has shown that our diet has a big impact on the way we look and feel. Recent studies have also demonstrated that eating certain foods can help to prevent memory loss, provide energy and even boost your IQ. Check out some of these amazing brain boosting superfoods and their effects.
At CS Healthcare, we’ve been providing private health insurance for over 85 years, covering those who work in the civil service and not-for-profit organisations. CS Healthcare is a proud CSRF partner and sponsor of Nathan McLellan’s London Marathon attempt. Nathan is extremely passionate about the CSRF cause and when you couple that with his preparation in the lead up to the big event, there’s no stopping him! To help Nathan and others stay in tip top shape, CS Healthcare have some important tips on stretching, a component often overlooked by many when exercising, but hugely important to avoid injury.
Considering the main responsibilities of the kidney (filtering approximately 200 litres of blood daily and generating the hormones behind red blood cell production and calcium absorption), it is easy to understand why these small organs are vital to your overall health and well-being. Research suggests that up to 60,00 people in the UK die prematurely due to kidney disease annually and there is no cure. With kidney transplants averaging a 5-year wait, it is essential to take steps to reduce the chances of developing kidney-related illness.
There are as many as 100 trillion bacteria that live inside and on our bodies. Some exist on the surface of our skin, others are inside our nose, mouth and even our urogenital tract. However, many bacteria are active inside our gut. The good bacteria inside our gut can counteract potentially harmful toxins and bad bacteria, helping to keep our digestive system fully functioning and healthy.
05 February 2018
The NHS has provided everyone across the UK access to good healthcare, regardless of income, for almost 70 years. However, over the past few decades with longer life expectancy and a rising population, the NHS is under increasing strain to provide the same level of care without increases in its funding.
25 January 2018
According to Dr Anton Emmanual, Consultant Gastroenterologist at University College Hospital in London, 40% of people have at least one digestive symptom at any one time. So, what can we do to aid digestion and keep our stomach feeling happy and healthy? A good place to start is taking a look at the foods you eat. Some can be more helpful than others.
GP24 Advice Line
At CS Healthcare, we are always looking at ways to improve the products and services we offer to our members. We understand that accessing GP services quickly and at a time convenient for you can be challenging. This is why we are pleased to announce we are improving the advice line service that is available to all our members.
CS Healthcare is pleased to announce an exciting change to its eligibility criteria.
Historically, all new members were considered eligible to join CS Healthcare based on their chosen profession. You had to work in the public sector or be a civil servant to become a member. As of August 2019, this eligibility criteria no longer applies. Now everyone can experience award-winning customer service.
CS Healthcare has been providing private healthcare for 90 years and during that time, we’ve discovered there are some medical phrases and terms that cause confusion. Our Jargon Buster is designed to simplify any complicated terms that you may not be familiar with. Make sure you refer back to it any time you're feeling unsure about a word or meaning as you are browsing the site.
Confused? Take a look at our Jargon Buster
Our Jargon Buster is designed to simplify any complicated terms that you may not be familiar with. Make sure you refer back to it any time you're feeling unsure about a word or meaning as you're browsing the site.