Common problems

Recent articles

  1. NHS support now

    14/04/21

    If you need support with mental wellbeing, these are the key NHS links. You may be able to speak to someone sooner than you think. The NHS mental health hub Find a talking therapy near you (no need to see your GP- you can self refer) Links to all the char ... More

  2. Health over 50

    18/01/21

    Useful links for visitors over 50. Screening, lifestyle and disease awareness including diabetes, prostate and erection problems. Men are living longer. (Still not as long as women but you can't have everything.) Fifty years ago, few men lived much b ... More

  3. FAQ - Penis Basics FAQs

    20/01/21

    How your tackle works and links to everything you need from erections to vasectomies. The penis, as you have probably discovered, is used for peeing, making babies and generally having fun with. You're very lucky to have one so take care of it. The n ... More

  4. He and Him

    22/02/21

    You wouldn't always know it but men are a very diverse group. Our new podcast on identifying as male. Listen to "He and Him" on Spreaker. In the droning discourse of identity politics, the myriad ways in which we all identify can be lost in ... More

  5. FAQ - 'Long Covid' FAQs

    09/04/21

    People ill with Covid-19 can experience many varied and debilitating symptoms long after the initial virus has passed. What is ‘Long Covid’? Long Covid is yet another way in which the Covid-19 virus is different from other viruses like the flu. Long Covid ... More

  6. FAQ - FAQs: the Covid - 19 vaccine

    08/04/21

    FAQs on the various vaccines for Covid-19 (Updated 8th April 2021) This page is about the Covid-19 vaccine. For more information living with the virus now, see FAQS: Living with Covid-19. For more on the virus itself including symptoms, tests etc, see FAQ ... More

  7. Miscarriage and men

    01/02/21

    Euan Bruce discusses the impact of a partner's miscarriage on men and the support available. One in 4 women are likely to suffer a miscarriage in their lifetime and for some, it can be a very traumatic experience. It is life changing for women and al ... More

  8. How are you really?

    14/04/21

    Some questions to ask yourself. How are you? That question is difficult to answer accurately.  We all say ‘fine’ if someone asks. The fourteen questions here are widely used to help health professionals go a bit deeper than this. You can use them to help ... More

  9. Do you have a hazardous waist?

    13/01/21

    Are you overweight? There's a very easy way to check. Get a tape measure. Being overweight increases your risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and some types of cancer. Next year in England and Wales alone around 50,000 deaths will be down to exce ... More

  10. Be a Covid volunteer

    07/01/21

    Volunteering is good for mental wellbeing. Stay safe. Non-health professionals: Local volunteer scheme Health professionals: NHS Covid-19 vaccine team Your Health Out of scope ... More

Pages