Endometriosis & Me
4th April 2022
Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 people assigned female at birth. It has no known cause and no known cure. Endometriosis is a condition where tissue similar to the lining of the womb starts to grow in other places, such as the ovaries and fallopian tubes. It's a long-term condition that can have a significant impact on your life, as Laura details here in her personal story about her own diagnosis.
Check Yo' Self... it's Breast Cancer Awareness Month!
27th October 2021
October is officially Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Find out the importance of regular self-checking in early detection of breast cancer, and here from Cornwall Council employee and breast cancer survivor Lisa about her own story.
Under Pressure: What exactly is Blood pressure and Why Is It Important?
10th September 2020
This weeks blog is written by Frankie Hayward our Senior Occupational Health and Well-being Coordinator in collaboration with Mark Newton-Livens our Occupational Health Advisor who features as an important case study. Take a read to learn all about blood pressure and how you can raise awareness to combat this disease as well as the latest updates on the Know Your Numbers Campaign 2020. There is information on what blood pressure is, what it means to have high blood pressure and what lifestyle changes you can make to maintain a healthy blood pressure.
Cervical Screening Awareness Week - Olivia's personal experience
18th June 2020
What are cervical screening appointments like at the moment? Olivia talks about going for a screening appointment during the coronavirus pandemic.