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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…

  • How to get tested – Cervical Cancer Prevention

    Cervical screening is safe, quick and always conducted by a female clinician. Women aged 25- 50 are invited to a screening every 3 years- those above 50 every 5- don’t delay, if you are due your cervical screening test book now.  

  • How to self examine my breasts – Cancer Prevention

    It is very important to do a self-examination once a month to detect any changes in your breasts. Knowing your breasts and what is normal for you can help you spot anything unusual quickly, so that you can report it to your GP.  

  • Flu Awareness – Get Vaccinated

    Flu is not like catching a cold and it can be very dangerous to those with underlying health conditions which is why it is important to get vaccinated every year. If you are in a high-risk group, you may get it free on the NHS. Protect yourself and others from flu and get vaccinated.