Month / June 2018

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  • understanding out of hours

    Health Information Week – Understanding Out Of Hours

    Next week marks Health Information Week, an excellent opportunity to take charge of your wellbeing by finding out more about your health services. When you need to see a doctor, or you need medical treatment, your local GP surgery is there for you. You can make an appointment, or choose a walk-in option to help you…

  • summer heat

    Cooling Down In The Summer Heat

    We’ve been fortunate enough to enjoy some great weather so far this summer, and it’s only going to get better. With a heatwave due across the UK this week, we can expect to see some top temperatures that might make you think about rearranging your holiday! While it’s great to enjoy the sunshine, too much…

  • visit your pharmacist

    5 Things You Can Visit Your Pharmacist For

    You’re probably already very familiar with the services your local GP surgery or dentist can offer you, but you might not know much about the services your local pharmacy can offer. You can visit your pharmacist for a wide range of health-related advice and support, which can often save you a trip to your GP.…

  • Looking after your lungs

    The Importance Of Looking After Your Lungs

    This week is Breathe Easy Week, a timely reminder to us all to look after our lungs. Your lungs are one of your body’s most important organs, so it’s essential that you look after them. Good lung health is dependent on a number of factors, from exercising and eating healthily to avoiding smoking and other…

  • Diabetes awareness

    Spreading The Word For Diabetes Awareness Week

    Each year, Diabetes UK launches Diabetes Awareness Week, to help raise awareness of the disease. This year’s event will take place from 11-17 June and everyone is invited to join the conversation and get talking about diabetes. With better awareness, more incidents of Type 2 diabetes can be prevented, and the money gathered from fundraising…