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  • Dry January: raising awareness about alcohol

    For almost a decade now, the month of January has been synonymous with Dry January across the UK and deservedly it is a phrase (and nationwide campaign) that has entered the national psyche. The aim of the campaign is to encourage people to begin talking and thinking more about the levels of alcohol they consume.…

  • The Importance of Vaccines

    Preventing Diseases Through Vaccinations There is no other way to prevent infectious diseases as effective as vaccines. They protect us from a wide range of serious and potentially fatal illnesses. They also protect our children, families and wider communities by helping to stop the spread of such illnesses to people who might not be able…

  • Food & Drink for Winter Health and Wellbeing

    Many people find life more challenging during the winter months. The combination of colder weather and shorter daylight hours can make it more difficult to spend time outside. This might especially be the case if you are vulnerable. Food and drink can help improve your health and wellbeing during winter. Different factors such as age,…

  • Pregnancy and COVID: The Facts

    The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a great deal of anxiety and concern for all of us during 2020. If you are pregnant however then those feelings might be even greater. It isn’t uncommon to feel worried about the ways in which Coronavirus may affect you, your baby and the care you have during the different…

  • The Importance of Regular Health Checks

    The older we get the more important it is that we have regular health checks. Usually we visit the doctor only when we feel ill but it is also a really good idea to visit your GP for health checks periodically. And getting access to the healthcare we need is even more important as we…