18th April 2019Easter doesn’t have to mean saying yes to eating everything.
16th April 2019
Every hour, two people in the UK are told they have Parkinson’s, that’s around one adult in every 350.
8th April 2019A Strood man is looking forward to his holiday on the beach after the team at Care UK's Will Adams NHS Treatment Centre helped him beat his extreme hospital phobia, allowing him to undergo surgery.
8th April 2019
April heralds the start of the marathon season in the UK. Here’s a few tips that will help you keep your cool on the day.
4th April 2019Friday 5th April is National Walk to Work Day, and it is a great reminder to ditch the car, put on some walking shoes and take some gentle but effective exercise.
2nd April 2019
National parks are great places to take a stroll in, but figures from Public Health England (PHE) show an alarmingly high amount of people aged between 40 and 60 are dangerously inactive.
1st April 2019A 26-year-old, who works for Reading-based Care UK Health Care, is urging people not to ignore the symptoms of the disease that killed her father 10 years ago.
27th March 2019
Whether it’s been a few weeks or a few years since you last exercised and made a conscious decision to improve your physical and mental health, it’s always the first step that is the hardest.
20th March 201911 steps to a healthy mouth (plus 5 food and drink dos and don’ts)Today, 20th March, is World Oral Health Day.
13th March 2019
13th March is No Smoking Day, and here are the 8 reasons why you should try to quit before having an operation
11th March 2019
This week is national Nutrition and Hydration Week. Here are our top 6 tips on eating and drinking healthily.
11th March 2019
We have scored 100% on the national Friends and Family Test
5th March 2019This month is Deep Venous Thrombosis Month.
27th February 2019February is Heart Month, when we are all encouraged to do one small thing to improve the health of our hearts – from tweaking our diets to taking more exercise.
25th February 2019Dr Marjorie Gillespie, Director of Primary Care at Care UK, wants eating disorder sufferers to be inspired by Eating Disorder Week (February 25-March 3) and take the decision to speak to their GP about their problem and not suffer in silence:“...
21st February 2019
We are delighted to announce that Ace Taxis from Evercreech have been awarded our contract for patient and staff transportation services
19th February 2019Mindfulness has been shown to help people with mental and physical health problems, from stress, anxiety and depression to chronic pain, eating disorders and concentration.
14th February 2019
Patients and visitors love our food, and we are delighted to say that we have been awarded the Gold Soil Association Food for Life Catering Mark for the fifth year in a row!
14th February 2019
This Sunday 17th February is Random Acts of Kindness Day. Every year, on this day, many people are inspired to spread a little kindness in a random way, but why save it all for one day?
12th February 2019As Valentine’s Day approaches, here’s a few thoughts on keeping those lips ready for a romantic kiss and curing some of the less attractive problems associated with our mouths.
8th February 2019
Saturday 9th February is Toothache Day! Our dental experts give their top tips on maintaining a healthy mouth
6th February 2019When time, money and patience are in short supply, reaching for the high in saturated fat, sugar, salt and calorie-filled snacks and meals often feels like the cheaper, less stress, less fuss option.
5th February 2019One thing almost all dog owners have in common is that they have to walk their pets.
29th January 2019
NHS Blood and Transplant is urging people aged 17-45 to make a change this year by signing up and giving blood. They are encouraging younger donors to get involved to ensure a safe and steady supply of blood in the future.
16th January 2019
We all know we should be eating at least five portions of fruit and vegetables every day, but did you know that only 26 per cent of adults and 16 per cent of children regularly eat the right amount? Is it a coincidence then that 26 percent of adults in the UK are classed as obese?
15th January 2019
Southampton NHS Treatment Centre is the only hospital in Hampshire to be rated ‘Outstanding’ overall by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), according to its latest CQC report.
9th January 2019
When we think of bone deterioration, it’s usually osteoporosis that comes up first, but perhaps it shouldn’t be.
3rd January 2019
After every festive season, social services departments across the country see a sharp spike in call numbers.
19th December 2018
Typically a time for family, food and festivities, Christmas means many things to many people. For a person with dementia, however, they may find the usual celebrations a bit overwhelming. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have an enjoyable Christmas together.
17th December 2018Out of hours health experts are encouraging patients to put more than mince pies and turkey on their wish list as we prepare for a week of fun and festivities.
13th December 2018
Read the latest winter survival guide to find out how you can make the most of this new season.
5th December 2018
Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis are diseases of the gut that can be debilitating for many sufferers. These long-term conditions in which parts of the digestive system become inflamed are two types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
5th December 2018
Care UK Healthcare, the largest provider of clinical services to the NHS, announces a charity partnership with Bowel Cancer UK to raise awareness of the fourth most common cancer.
4th December 2018
Maurice Day, one of our minibus drivers, has just celebrated his 70th birthday in style - with an invitation to a party hosted by Prince Charles!
28th November 2018
According to figures from Carers UK, 6,000 people take on caring responsibilities every single day supporting a loved one who is older, disabled or seriously ill.
23rd November 2018A musculoskeletal and diagnostic service that helps to keep 75,000 Buckinghamshire people on the go each year has won this year’s LaingBuisson Primary Care Award.
19th November 2018Many health experts are now saying that the UK has a problem with alcohol.
15th November 2018
Ensuring our people become the best they can be is important to us, which is why we support members of staff like nurse Lucy Banks who want to learn and develop as health professionals
12th November 2018
Sugar Awareness Week 2018 - Action on Sugar
8th November 2018
Today is World Radiography Day, which marks the 123rd anniversary of the discovery of X-rays. Find out more about our diagnostic imaging services
7th November 2018
James Harmer, the first patient through our new MRI facility, has deemed it "really smart" with our care contributing to him realising his dream of joining the Army
24th October 2018
Throughout September, many of Care UK’s sites joined in with fundraising for Macmillan Cancer Support, raising over £1900 for the cause.
23rd October 2018Misuse and overuse of antibiotics is one of the world’s most pressing public health problems.
10th October 2018One in six of us experiences joint pain every day.
3rd October 2018
Malnutrition in people aged 65 and over in the UK is not a widely talked about subject. But when estimated figures suggest that one in ten older people (that’s about 1.3 million people) are either malnourished or at risk of malnutrition, it’s a subject that perhaps should be brought up more.
27th September 2018
Our autumn survival guide will help see you through to the other side with things to do, recipes and health tips.
10th September 2018
NHS patients have been able to choose where to receive NHS treatment since 2006, yet many of us still do not realise that Patient Choice is our right. If you are in a position where you or a loved oneneed to choose where to receive treatment, read our insider tips on how to make an informed decision.
5th September 2018
Do you know how healthy your heart is? Public Health England have re-launched their One You Heart Age Test. A free test for the over thirties, it reveals your heart age compared to your real age and gives advice on how to lower it.
5th September 2018
Cancer survivor Mervyn was able to cut a year off his waiting time for a new hip by choosing us for his treatment
Please note that our clinical outpatient and administrative departments will close for Easter from Friday 19 April to Monday 22 April inclusive. Our ward remains open and available for any inpatient clinical enquiries over the Easter period.
Our other phone lines will reopen and normal activity will resume on Tuesday 23 April.
We wish all our patients and colleagues a happy Easter.