Why you should consider taking Vitamin D supplements this winter

With summer only really just starting, winter is probably the furthest thing from your mind. However, new guidelines from Public Heath England have shown that vitamin D is essential for healthy bones, teeth and muscles and we should aim to consume 10mg a day. Whilst many of us get a good dose of vitamin D

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Choose Better – Using the Right Health Service

Information taken from: www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/helping- you-stay- independent-guide-201516.pdf Getting the right care for you When you or one of your family is feeling poorly or under the weather there are many different and easily accessible services to help. Call NHS 111 – your gateway to the NHS When you need help fast but it’s not an emergency and

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More urgent action required for treatment of sepsis

New NHS guidelines have stated that symptoms related to sepsis should be treated more urgently. These guidelines have been developed by NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) and put into place by NHS improvement. They say that both doctors and patients should be encouraged to treat possible symptoms of sepsis with the same

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#4000Voices – World Hepatitis Day

July 28th marks the 6th world Hepatitis awareness day. This relatively new disease-specific world health day was created by the World Health Organisation in the year 2010. Each year, on July 28th, millions of people across the world take part in World Hepatitis Day to raise awareness of the disease and how we can treat

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Sleep Trouble? Get the help you need

We’ve all been there – lying in bed, tossing and turning, trying to get to sleep and nothing will work, not even counting sheep. Having trouble sleeping is increasingly frustrating, especially if you already feel tired. If you’re experiencing sleep trouble, you’re not alone. It’s now affecting so many of us that it’s now described

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