New platform updates to support the massive increase in Couch to 5k graduates per month

One of our most successful and fastest growing communities on HealthUnlocked is Couch to 5k – a running plan for beginners sponsored by the NHS. Developed by Josh Clark with the aim of helping his 50-year-old mum get off the couch and be more active, the program is specifically designed to help people gradually work up … More New platform updates to support the massive increase in Couch to 5k graduates per month

A new kind of prescription to tackle loneliness in the U.K

A new healthcare strategy, announced by Prime Minister Theresa May, gives GPs in England permission to prescribe social activities such as cooking classes and dance lessons to combat loneliness in the country. As of late, statistics show that over 200 000 senior citizens have not had a conversation with a relative or friend in over … More A new kind of prescription to tackle loneliness in the U.K

Top tips for being vigilant to financial scams

9 March **HealthUnlocked and Simplyhealth are reminding people to be vigilant and aware to financial scammers. ** Given that at least 3.2 million people in the UK are scammed financially every year, it is a message that can’t be shared too often. Whether it is on the doorstep, telephone, mail, or online, it can happen … More Top tips for being vigilant to financial scams

Some of the people who make the biggest impact on HealthUnlocked recognised

12 March  Everyday people come to HealthUnlocked to help other people, offer support and share their experiences. These people make HealthUnlocked what it is today and the reason so many of you turn to it so often. We recently ran the HealthUnlocked Member and Admin Awards 2018. These awards recognise just a small amount of … More Some of the people who make the biggest impact on HealthUnlocked recognised

Interview with apprentice Natalia for National Apprenticeship Week 2018

7 March 2018 This week is National Apprenticeship Week, 5 to 9 March 2018. To celebrate the important role of apprenticeships we spoke to Natalia, the HealthUnlocked apprentice office manager about the training she is undertaking and the work she does at HealthUnlocked.   What apprenticeship are you doing? Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration Why did … More Interview with apprentice Natalia for National Apprenticeship Week 2018