Common problems

Recent articles

  1. Covid - 19: Better Data

    04/05/20

    All data and statistics must include gender. Since the Covid-19 pandemic began earlier this year, the Forum has been urging government and others to make all their data available by gender.  Our statistics pages show that we've had some success but t ... More

  2. Yesterday on the Covid - 19 front - line

    28/04/20

    A nurse practitioner describes another tough 12 hour shift with male patients on a Covid-19 ward in a London hospital. I usually work in an out-patients clinic and I volunteered to be redeployed to deal with Covid-19. I wanted to be able to help. There’s ... More

  3. FAQ - Diabetes FAQs

    26/07/18

    1 man in 10 now has diabetes. It's on the increase and, if undiagnosed, can be very dangerous. About 4.6 million people in the UK are living with diabetes and around 12.3 million are at increased risk of it.  There are two main types of diabetes: typ ... More

  4. Covid - 19 and men

    01/05/20

    Links to all our information on Coronavirus Covid-19 Health information for men FAQs Covid-19 FAQs Staying At Home Social distancing is about understanding risk Interview: On the Covid-19 frontline Share our Covid-19 and men video Statistics Statistics- C ... More

  5. FAQ - Going to Work FAQs

    26/06/14

    We spend about 100,806 hours working- that's 11 and a half years- so better keep it healthy. How can going to work affect my health? We spend many of our waking hours working so it's hardly surprising that the things we do there can have a major ... More

  6. What is beatstress.uk?

    13/06/16

    Online stress support for men. The beatstress.uk service offers online support for men of all ages.  Midlife Crisis  is the most visited mental health page on the Men’s Health Forum website and we know, through the other searches on our site, that we' ... More

  7. 'I don't have to pretend anymore'

    29/04/16

    Steve Baxter talks about living with depression. I was diagnosed with depression ten years ago – but I had been struggling with it since childhood.  I felt there was something inadequate about me – that everyone else was able to cope and it was just me wh ... More

  8. Haringey health links

    29/04/15

    Quick links to useful health services for men in Haringey From health checks and health advice to help with smoking, drink, drugs, sexual and mental health. NHS Health Check Everybody between the ages of 40 and 74, who has not already been diagnosed with ... More

  9. Should I go to A&E?

    31/05/16

    Accident and Emergency (A&E) Departments are for emergencies. But what's an emergency? Would you call out roadside recovery if you ran out of petrol? Of course not. It would take ages and wouldn't solve the problem anyway. Yet every day hund ... More

  10. Finding a GP

    29/12/19

    How to register with a local doctor's practice The GP, the local doctor, is the first point of contact when you are ill or want health advice.  As well as doctors, many local GP practices have a team including practice nurses, sometimes counsellors a ... More

Pages