Smokers and Drinkers To Receive Help To Quit

Preventing ill health is the focus of the NHS’ new 10-year plan that aims to save up to 500,000 lives. The plans will give particular attention to smokers and drinkers, providing them with the support they need to quit, and reduce the risk of developing serious or fatal health conditions. It’s hoped that these measures

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The 2018 Flu Vaccine – Are You Ready?

It’s that time of year again. The nights are getting longer, the trees are turning brown and it’s time to talk about the flu vaccine. As the simple way to guard yourself against the flu virus, you’ll be wanting to book yours with your GP or pharmacist as soon as possible, providing you’re eligible. However,

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Sexual Health Services Becoming Increasingly Important

Sexual health is becoming increasingly important as more and more of us become sexually active at a younger age. A number of surveys have shown that the average number of sexual partners a person has in a lifetime is steadily increasing. Although people are aware that sexually transmitted diseases exist, too many are becoming flippant about

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Blood Cancer Awareness Month – What You Need To Know

September is blood cancer awareness month. The chances are you are not sure what blood cancer is, or how to spot it. But in the UK alone, around 104 people are diagnosed with some form of blood cancer every day. You may know blood cancer by another name – leukaemia. Perhaps you are more aware of this disease,

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