Understanding Perimenopause

Menopause is when your periods stop due to lower hormone levels. This usually happens between the ages of 45 and 55. Perimenopause however, is when you have menopause symptoms before your periods have stopped. Symptoms can start as early as your 30s and 40s, before your periods stop. These symptoms can have a big impact on your life, including relationships and work. This article looks at the things you can do to help and manage symptoms.

Your annual diabetes foot check reminder for World Diabetes Day

Attending regular foot checks when you live with diabetes can feel daunting and perhaps overwhelming, especially if you are newly diagnosed. Our latest article for World Diabetes Day shares what you can expect during a foot check at your local surgery and why it’s so important to attend.

JDRF, providing support for type 1 diabetics across Bridgend

It’s Diabetes Awareness Month, the perfect time to share the trusted support available to our patients living with type 1 diabetes across Bridgend and the surrounding areas.
JDRF is a charity committed to eradicating type 1 diabetes. Their research has led to new developments in diabetes technology and treatment and is laying the foundations for a cure. The charity also supports everyone living with type 1 diabetes by providing information and resources to help people manage their condition. Find out how they can help you or someone you know with type 1 diabetes in Bridgend…

Join your local Joint Care Programme

Do you suffer from painful hips or knees?

Being overweight is one of the main risk factors for osteoarthritis.

If you would like support to help lose weight, become more active and reduce joint pain, ask your GP, nurse or physiotherapist about whether this programme would be suitable for you.

Bridgend Food Bank: Here for our patients in a crisis

Financial struggles and the current cost of living crisis means anyone in our community can reach a time of need. Bridgend food bank offers resources and support to help our patients and members of the community if or when that happens.

Another school year, another anxiety

School can be a strong community and support for young people and children, as well as a learning zone. However, not every child or young person feels excited by this. The new experience of school or new school year can bring worry. Where this is usually short-lived, some children and young peop …

Did you catch more than a good time this summer?

If you’ve had unprotected sex this summer, whatever the circumstances, we aren’t here to judge. Put your mind at ease about your sexual health with some confidential help, advice and support from clinics or services across Bridgend.

Make a splash this summer with Halo Leisure

Halo Leisure is more than just your local gym, join us while we dive deep into their exciting swimming, fitness and wellness opportunities available for everyone across Bridgend this summer.