• What you need to know about gout

    This month’s health column is about a common condition many people have heard of – gout. We will cover wh ...

    This month’s health column is about a common condition many people have heard of – gout. We will cover what causes gout, what the symptoms are and how to treat it. Many people are aware of gout becaus ...

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  • The coronavirus and its impact on the trades

    This week's #TradesTalk chat on Twitter looked at the subject of the coronavirus outbreak, what the poten ...

    This week's #TradesTalk chat on Twitter looked at the subject of the coronavirus outbreak, what the potential implications could be for the trades, and how to stay resilient during the crisis. The dis ...

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  • What you need to know about cholesterol

    In the latest in our health series, Professional Builder’s GP talks about cholesterol. Following on from ...

    In the latest in our health series, Professional Builder’s GP talks about cholesterol. Following on from last month's article on high blood pressure, it makes sense to talk about how to keep your hear ...

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  • What you need to know about blood pressure

    In the latest in our health series, Professional Builder's GP talks about blood pressure. This month, we ...

    In the latest in our health series, Professional Builder's GP talks about blood pressure. This month, we will cover hypertension (high blood pressure), why it is important to know about, and how it ca ...

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  • Look after your skin this winter

    It’s in your hands to prevent skin disorders this winter says Chris Brooks, technical product manager at ...

    It’s in your hands to prevent skin disorders this winter says Chris Brooks, technical product manager at Swarfega. Working outdoors can make skin care a tricky issue, and in winter, looking after the ...

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  • Protecting your muscles and joints

    Professional Builder has teamed up with Festool to support the health of tradespeople. In this instalment ...

    Professional Builder has teamed up with Festool to support the health of tradespeople. In this instalment, Festool discusses the importance of tradespeople properly protecting their muscles and joints ...

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  • Bowel cancer: what you need to know

    Professional Builder's GP on why it's important to talk about bowel cancer. Talking about bowel cancer me ...

    Professional Builder's GP on why it's important to talk about bowel cancer. Talking about bowel cancer means talking about your backside and poo – two things patients frequently apologise for! As a GP ...

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  • Marley launches sun safety campaign

    As the heatwave hits the UK this week, Marley is urging all outdoor construction workers to look after th ...

    As the heatwave hits the UK this week, Marley is urging all outdoor construction workers to look after their skin and eyes to reduce the damage caused by increased sun exposure. With 1,700 people in t ...

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  • Recognising signs of skin damage

    GP Alice Fitzgibbon tackles some of the everyday health issue which may be impacting on your personal and ...

    GP Alice Fitzgibbon tackles some of the everyday health issue which may be impacting on your personal and professional lives. This month, it’s the second instalment of our focus on skincare. By now, s ...

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  • Looking after your skin this summer

    GP Alice Fitzgibbon shares her advice on sun safety for the trades. As we turn into the summer months, wo ...

    GP Alice Fitzgibbon shares her advice on sun safety for the trades. As we turn into the summer months, woolly jumpers and beanie hats may be forgotten. The sun will (hopefully) arrive and bring with i ...

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