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      When we’re confronted with life’s challenges, some of us appear better equipped to deal with them than others. This inner strength is resilience. It’s the ability to bounce back.

      The good thing is that resilience can be developed, it just takes some practice. There are ways to increase your own resilience by introducing some subtle changes to the way you think, feel and behave. Visit our resilience hub to find out more.

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    • The articles and factsheets on our website provide details of a variety of medical and health related conditions and treatments. Some of these may not be covered by private medical insurance, so please contact us if you’d like information about what is and isn’t covered under our plans.

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Top cancer fighting foods

Find out which foods may help reduce the risk of certain cancers.

Getting your salt intake right

How can you get the balance right?

Mental health – your questions answered

Nurse Nikki Porges answers questions on mental health.

How to get the birth you want

Midwife ;Jacque Gerrard, gives us some advice regarding your birth choices.

Exercise and mental health benefits

Dr Mark Winwood talks about the benefits of exercise on mental health.

Trigger finger

Trigger finger is a condition that affects one or more of the hand's tendons, making it difficult to bend the affected finger or thumb.

Pulmonary hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension is high blood pressure in the blood vessels that supply the lungs (pulmonary arteries).

Granuloma annulare

Granuloma annulare is a rash that often looks like a ring of small pink, purple or skin-coloured bumps.


Poisoning is when a person is exposed to a substance that can damage their health or endanger their life.