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    Coronavirus and What to do If you have it

    Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses, which cause common colds to more severe illnesses, including Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). COVID-19 is a new disease which can damage the lungs and respiratory system. This is caused by a Coronavirus. Coronaviruses are zoonotic, which means they can spread between…

  • How to Selfcare and Isolate to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

    The NHS recommends that someone with symptoms of COVID-19 should remain at home for seven days. If you live with someone then the whole household should stay at home for 14 days to prevent the infection from spreading outside the house. If you have a fever or a new continuous cough, then stay at home…

  • 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…