7 reasons to ignore National Work-Life Week…

7 reasons to ignore National Work-Life Week…

To celebrate National Work-Life Week our Specialty Registrar in Occupational Medicine, Dr Paul McGovern, has suggested 7 reasons you might want to ignore it. 1) You want to be less efficient at work Humans have a finite ability to focus, limited stamina and a worsening of performance when they don't take enough rest. Use these features to your advantage by spending as much time as possible at work, well in excess of your contracted hours. The benefits add up with even more time - as you get progressively more exhausted you'll become less…Read more
Supercharge your resilience

Supercharge your resilience

Dr Momeda Deen Medigold Health, Consultant Occupational Physician (BSc, DDS, MBBS, MFOM) "Resilience allows individuals to bounce back from the challenges of life and to endure and flourish in their work and home environment." When attempting to identify those who may struggle to cope with life’s challenges, research suggests that looking at personality traits is more reliable than assessing single measures of resilience or stress. In the world of medicine, assessments of general practitioners showed strong correlations between personality traits and resilience. Four personality traits, in particular, have a strong influence on an…Read more
Mental Health Awareness – August 2017

Mental Health Awareness – August 2017

Antidepressants have certainly helped people and saved many lives. However, they are also over-prescribed, the first and often only resort of the busy healthcare professional to deal with the bewildered person sitting in front of them.  Crucially, they treat symptoms, not causes, meaning that sufferers may never properly confront what has made them unwell in the first place – a vital step in order to achieve sustainable recovery. In this month's newsletter, we look at alternative methods of looking after yourself or a friend when facing depression.Read more
Battle the Bulge – July 2017 Newsletter

Battle the Bulge – July 2017 Newsletter

Stomach bulge, beer belly, muffin top, spare tyre, belly fat… Whatever you call it, pesky belly fat is not only annoying from a vanity perspective, too much of it can lead to a whole host of health risks including Type 2 Diabetes and high blood pressure. In this month’s newsletter our team of wellbeing experts provide some useful advice on the dangers of belly fat, how to measure it and tips on shifting it. Read and download July's edition below.Read more

Medigold Health Occupational Health clinic in Stansted Airport – Coming Soon!

Medigold Health are delighted to announce that 2017 will see  the opening of their new onsite clinic facility within Stansted Airport. Our fully equipped Stansted Airport clinic will be offering Airside Medicals to DVLA Group 2 standards along with a wide range of health surveillance services. Sam Berry, Sales Consultant for Medigold Health said; “We are incredibly excited about our forthcoming Stansted Airport clinic and we are confident our onsite presence will enable us to offer a dynamic and flexible service platform to Stansted Contractors, Employees and Suppliers. Being based onsite will enable…Read more
Get talking about Epilepsy

Get talking about Epilepsy

What is epilepsy ? Epilepsy is a neurological condition - which means it affects the brain. It is also a physical condition because the body is affected when someone has a seizure. Epilepsy is described as the tendency to have repeated seizures that start in the brain. Epilepsy is usually only diagnosed after the person has had more than one seizure. Anyone can have a seizure if the circumstances are right, but most people do not have seizures under ‘normal conditions’. Seizures are sometimes called ‘fits’ or ‘attacks’. Seizures happen when there is…Read more

Medigold Health identified in London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report 2017

Medigold Health are incredibly proud to be identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. The report is a celebration of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses across the UK. To be included in the list, companies needed to show consistent revenue growth over a minimum of three years, significantly outperforming their industry peers. Medigold Health CEO, Alex Goldsmith, commented: “We are delighted to be named by the London Stock Exchange Group as one of the most inspiring companies in the UK today.…Read more