It’s National Pet Month, a chance to celebrate our furry and feathered friends and spread the word about responsible animal ownership. According to statistics experts Statista, almost one in two households in the UK has a pet, with dogs being the most popular – more than a quarter of homes have at least one pooch.
Volunteers are the lifeblood of any organisation but, in the case of our chief executive Martin Ricketts, the word takes on extra meaning.
Martin is a blood biker, dedicating two weekends each month to couriering samples between south Wales hospitals as a volunteer rider for Blood Bikes Wales. The charity runs 18 motorbikes across Wales and Martin and his fellow blood bikers –
If you’ve any ‘wisdom’ at all, you’ll already know that Saturday is National Toothache Day – and an occasion we think needs more than just lip service paying to it!
Also known as odontalgia, toothache is pain either from a tooth or teeth, or the site from which a tooth has been extracted.
Visitors to our Newport office might have noticed a friendly new face in recent months – our most recent member of staff, Nesta Young.
Nesta is with us three days per week, helping with admin tasks and customer service. Nesta joined our team following the sad passing of our colleague,
Friday 14th December – closed during the afternoon from 1pm
Monday 24th December – Closed
Tuesday 25th December – Christmas Day – Closed
Wednesday 26th December – Boxing Day – Closed
Thursday 27th December – Closed
Friday 28th December – Closed
Monday 31st December – Closed
Tuesday 1st January – New Years Day –
It’s a question we get asked often: what, exactly, is a health cash plan? Well, read on and find out!
A health cash plan is a cash-back scheme that enables you to claim money back for a wide range of everyday healthcare costs. When you make a routine visit to the dentist or optician,
It’s been a busy time behind the scenes at Plutus, thanks to a new partnership we’ve been ‘developing’! We’re delighted to have teamed up with the Guild of Photographers, which is putting health and wellbeing firmly in the frame for its 2,500 members by offering our health plan as one of its many benefits.
Everyone feels stressed at times. And thanks to our increasingly fast paced daily lifestyles – whether we are running late, can’t get online, or worry ourselves about a looming deadline – stress can be a frequent occurrence.
When we find ourselves overwhelmed, whether in response to a traumatic life event,
A donation of £12,600 from a scholarship fund established in memory of lifelong Gwent health supporter Trevor Gray will be used to create a E-Learning centre to support end of life care training for hospice nurses.
The Trevor Gray Scholarship Fund will assist with the delivery of educational courses in conjunction with Gwent-based end of life charity St David’s Hospice Care.
With warmer weather now upon us, summer is officially here in the UK. By now, many of us know that vitamin D is a by-product of a reaction that occurs when UV rays strike the skin. Also acting as a hormone, vitamin D supports our immune system health, balances mood, and prevents heart disease.