Christmas is coming, but it is certainly going to be different this year. With all areas of the country in varying different levels of restrictions, we will all need to be thinking carefully when making plans for the festive season.
It’s November, and across the UK, we are all having to adapt to some form of new lockdown restrictions. Despite this, there is much good news on the horizon.
Dr William Bird, GP and founder of the Beat the Street game, talks in this Beat the Bug blog about staying well through winter. Despite the US President’s assurances that we “should not be afraid of COVID”, the virus has not gone away and there are thousands of new cases being reported every day. However, there are things we can all do as individuals to protect ourselves and to kick out COVID-19!
Unbelievably, September is upon us and many children have already returned to school – or are about to.
There may be some parents – and teachers - who are hesitant and feel it’s not yet safe. Perhaps you’re worried that your child may bring Covid-19 back to the house where you might have an elderly or shielding relative.
This week, Dr William Bird talks about the recent results of the vaccine trial developed to try to combat Covid-19.
There has been some good news this week as the initial findings of a clinical trial into a possible treatment for Covid-19 have been published in The Lancet medical journal.
In his Beat the Bug blog this week, Dr William Bird, the founder of the Beat the Street game discusses preparing for winter and local lockdowns while our Intelligent Health Content Officer Emily Lowson writes about the wellbeing benefits of gardening and creating a wildlife pond.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson this week announced a new ‘one metre plus’ social distancing rule to enable certain businesses to start to reopen in England.
This week is #BikeWeekUK, so what better time to try BMX?
Libby Hawkins, the local co-ordinator for Beat the Street Chesterfield, is the founder of the Tuff Riders BMX School and club manager and coach for Chesterfield BMX Racing Club based at Ringwood Park in Brimington, Chesterfield.
A report has recently been released by Public Health England, revealing that people from BAME backgrounds are disproportionately affected by Covid 19.
Dr William Bird, CEO of Intelligent Health, and the founder of the Beat the Street game has a look at why this might be and what can be done to rectify this.
In this week’s Beat the Bug blog, Dr William Bird discusses the new antibody test and the impact it could have on helping to fight the Coronavirus…
The next step in the fight against the spread of Covid-19 started at 9am this morning (Thursday).
‘Contact tracing’ aims to contain an outbreak by ensuring that anyone who has been in close contact with an infected person can be tested and asked to self-isolate.
The government has announced that schools in England are set to reopen on 1 st June “at the earliest”, starting with those children in reception class, year one and year six.
In his briefing this week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged us back to work if we can’t work from home and encouraged workers to embrace active travel where possible.
The largest outbreaks of Covid 19 seem to suggest that the virus has a preference for cool and dry conditions. Could this mean that that the virus might start to die off in the UK in the summer?
The most severe cases of Coronavirus may be in the headlines at the moment, however, many people will be dealing with the virus at home.
At a time when we are all worried about the risks of Coronavirus, I am getting a lot of questions from patients asking what they can do to reduce their risksof getting Coronavirus, or of experiencing a severe case of Coronavirus if they are infected.
What two things can I do to reduce my risk of becoming seriously ill with Coronavirus?