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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Paul: 'sometimes you need to be pushy'

    12/11/19

    Paul reckons his prostate cancer diagnosis began with an NHS health check his GP didn't want to give him. I was aged 42 when I saw an advert for men over 40 to have a health check. I went to my GP but was initially turned down because I was not unwel ... More

  5. FAQ - Mindfulness

    18/05/20

    An anyone-can-do-it stress-buster built on your breath. Ever get out of the car and not remember the journey? This ‘autopilot’ can drag mood down, especially when we have a lot on our minds. Get off autopilot by noticing what’s going on in the moment you’ ... More

  6. FAQ - Type 2 Diabetes FAQs

    25/07/18

    About 90% of people with diabetes have type 2. It can be controlled using diet and medication. What is diabetes? Read our Diabetes FAQs  for more on the symptoms of diabetes and the health complications it can cause. Tell me more about type 2 diabetes? Ab ... More

  7. FAQ - Type 1 Diabetes FAQs

    25/07/18

    You can't avoid type 1 diabetes. What is diabetes? Read our Diabetes FAQs  for more on the symptoms of diabetes and the health complications it can cause. Tell me more about type 1 diabetes? About 10% of people with diabetes have type 1. It happens w ... More

  8. FAQ - Diabetes FAQs

    19/11/20

    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

  9. FAQ - HPV vaccination FAQs

    09/07/19

    The pros and cons and options for vaccination against the HPV virus which causes cancers and genital warts. Since 2008, the NHS has offered a free HPV vaccine to girls and the vast majority are vaccinated. Boys are not currently vaccinated but in July 201 ... More

  10. FAQ - HPV virus FAQs

    13/07/18

    The HPV virus and the serious diseases it can cause. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the name for a group of viruses that affect the skin and moist areas around the body. (It is completely different from HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.)  There are around 2 ... More

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