Henshaws Arts & Craft Support Staff fundraising in February raised a total of £109.60 which was donated to Henshaws Arts & Crafts Centre in Knaresborough.
Taking the financial worry out of hospital stays It's easy to take good health for granted. When you are fit and well it's natural to assume you will – despite the occasional cold or other minor illness – remain fit and well. But regardless of how much you exercise and watch your diet, your physical well-being is fragile and prone at any time to being suddenly undermined by an illness or accident that requires a stay in hospital. On being admitted to hospital the last thing anyone needs is to be worrying over money. Unfortunately, the financial demands of [...]
A flexible, affordable alternative to long NHS waiting times More and more people are enjoying the benefits of private healthcare as they seek an alternative to an NHS that is severely under pressure. An ageing population and a shortage of doctors and nurses has resulted in long waiting times, cancelled operations and overcrowded wards. Despite the best efforts of clinical staff working within the health service, the general view is that there is a crisis in the NHS and that the problems are getting worse. According to statistics from NHS England, at the end of April 2019 there were 1,055,600 [...]
A private dental plan that doesn't bite into your pocket When I was a child I would frequently ask my grandmother how old she was. Smiling broadly, she would reply to my impudent question by saying, "I'm as old as my tongue but a little older than my teeth." She could give this cryptic response because despite her advanced years she still had all her own teeth. Any dentist will tell you, your teeth should last a lifetime. Keeping your gums and teeth healthy depends on good oral hygiene, which includes daily brushing and regular dental examinations to enable your [...]
Harrogate Homeless Project In December, HMCA donated a total of £315.74 to Harrogate Homeless Project, a local charity that supports homeless people in our area. HMCA staff are currently collecting various food and cleaning items which will also be donated to the charity.