Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week

There are over 100,000 people living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in the UK today. Around 100 more are diagnosed every week.     MS is a lifelong condition that affects the central nervous system. People are most often diagnosed in their 20s and 30s. They have to manage a range of symptoms, make difficult decisions

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Our Guide To Self Care

“Self care means looking after yourself in a healthy way, whether it’s brushing your teeth, taking medicine when you have a cold, or doing some exercise.” NHS Choices “While medical care is important, self-care decisions about taking or not taking medicines, what to eat, how much exercise to get, what tests to do, keeping doctor

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Parkinson’s Awareness Week: What help is available?

Are you, a family member or close friend suffering from Parkinson’s disease?   Are you finding it hard to cope? Or perhaps you need more information on the condition – on what you can expect and how to help your loved ones? Parkinson’s Awareness Week takes place this week, so now is the time to

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Cheaper Medicine Alternatives

How many of you have been in the supermarket or your local pharmacy and reached for the most well known, branded medication to treat your symptoms when you’re feeling under the weather? Probably most of us.   But have you ever stopped to consider cheaper medicine alternatives? When it comes to health products and medicines

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Who Is Out Of Hours Care For?

Perhaps you’ve heard of the phrase “out of hours” but aren’t exactly sure what it means and who it applies to? Can anyone make use of the out of hours service or is it just for more urgent cases?    These are important questions and with NHS 111 still a relatively new concept, we appreciate

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