A Vaccinations Guide For Students

Fresher’s Week is just around the corner, and whilst you may have bought your books and some funky items to decorate your room with, you may not yet have considered your health. Making sure that all your vaccinations are up to date is important when you head off to university, as new environments with lots

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Missing Blood Types: Help Fill in the Gaps

The #MissingType campaign has been launched by NHS Blood and Transplant to get more people to give blood. The groups mainly being targeted by the campaign are young people; aged 17 to 24, and those from African, Caribbean and Asian ethnic groups.   The Campaign You might have noticed a few letters missing from the

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Students: Looking after your health at university

Your A Level results are in and you’ve got your place – congratulations! With September just a couple of weeks away, you’ll be at university in no time, making new friends and (hopefully!) learning some new things. Amongst the preparations for going to uni, one of the things you should consider is your health. Being

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Hope for treating illnesses in developing countries

A new breakthrough in the treatment of deadly parasitic diseases has offered hope for millions of people in developing countries who are most at risk of infection. Following successful animal studies, a single cure has shown to treat Chagas disease, leishmaniasis and sleeping sickness, conditions which are considered ‘neglected’ in terms of research and treatment.

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August Bank Holiday: Use Our Services Wisely

With the August bank holiday upon us next weekend (27th-29th August), we want to ask all our patients to use our services wisely and remember to order any repeat prescriptions in advance. Your local GP surgery and pharmacy will be closing at some point over the bank holiday weekend, meaning it will be much harder to get

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