Sleep is vital for physical and mental health. With many of us struggling to get a good night’s rest, it’s time to look at our mattresses.
The clocks have gone back, the days have got much shorter and the evenings are suddenly much darker. How do you cope with winter setting in?
How long have you been sleeping on your mattress? Need a new one but don’t want to fork out a lot of cash? There may be cheaper solution…
This week is Gas Safety week, an annual campaign driven by the Gas Safe board to highlight the importance of gas safety to the nation. Is your home up to standard?
I used to like going to the dentist. What’s not to like about getting your teeth pampered? Yes, sometimes there’s drilling, but it’s nice to walk away feeling confident about your smile. But then there’s the cost….
The work Which? does, whether testing products or campaigning for change, doesn’t only protect consumers today, but has an impact on the future.
This week is Carers Week, an annual awareness campaign recognising the vital contribution made by the UK’s 6.5 million unpaid carers. Are you concerned about the physical and mental strain many go through?
In the run-up to this year’s Carers Week (11-17 June), our guest, Emily Holzhausen OBE, explains why it’s so important that we support our biggest care provider: those who give unpaid care for their loves ones… (more on carers week 2018…)
Today is National Tea Day and some of you may be partaking in a cup or two or even having an afternoon tea treat. But if you’re caffeine intolerant, indulging in this most English of traditions can, quite literally, be a headache, says our guest, community member Beryl… (more on decaffeinated tea…)
Patients around the UK are facing a postcode lottery when it comes to continuing care on the NHS, our health investigators uncovered today. Have you been affected by the NHS postcode lottery like Gill and Carol?
We took samples from common household items to find out what types of bacteria were growing and where, and we found some less-than-pleasant characters lurking around. But this shouldn’t necessarily be a reason to panic.
Arranging care can often come at the most difficult of times. Decisions may be forced without too much consideration. You finally settle on a home for your elderly relative or friend and sign on the dotted line, but did you read and understand the contract? (more on care home contracts…)
There’s a widespread practice of care homes charging fees after a resident’s death. Our guest Douglas Cooper explains why the Competition and Markets Authority is keen to get your views and experiences to help inform its consultation into the practice.
Are you committing ‘kitchen crimes’ at home that could risk food poisoning? Guest author Geoff Ogle from Food Standards Scotland explains why we should all be checking our food safety habits.