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  • Being a new dad is an amazing experience

    But it’s also exhausting. It’s something no-one can prepare you for. And at the end of a long day, there’s nothing more satisfying than to collapse on the sofa. And that’s where we need to stop you! More than 130 babies die in the UK every year as a result of unsafe sleeping. Find out…

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    NHS To Curb Prescriptions

    In a bid to cut costs on the number of unnecessary prescriptions issued each year, the NHS will be phasing out the issue of ‘low priority’ prescriptions for items such as silk undergarments and some other kinds of medication and items. Curbing prescriptions could save the NHS up to £68 million a year, freeing up…

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    The NHS – The Numbers You Should Know

    How much do you know about the NHS? With the service turning 70 this year, a lot has been done to celebrate the service and to remind the public of what it is and what it can do. Whether you benefit from doctors, dental or other healthcare services, you can learn a lot about your…

  • Prescription checks

    Introduction Of Prescription Checks

    Free prescriptions are one of the many benefits of the NHS, and thousands of patients receive free prescriptions each year. However, the NHS has been dealing with an increasing number of cases of ‘prescription fraud’, meaning patients will now have to face regular prescription checks in order to keep receiving their medication at no charge. But how…

  • NHS at 70

    The NHS At 70 – The Statistics

    The NHS is 70! Over the past month, people all over the country have been celebrating its legacy and achievements by sharing their stories on how the National Health Service has played an important part of their lives over the past seven decades. Alongside people’s stories, some fascinating facts about our national health service have emerged, which…