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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

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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

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6 Health Benefits Of Dance

Dancing can be a fun way to spend a night out, to make the housework more fun and even blow off some steam. As a form of movement, it’s a great way to get your heartrate up and burn some calories. Why not get inspired by this year’s Strictly Come Dancing and learn more about the health

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Shared GP Appointments – What You Need To Know

Would you share your GP appointment with others? It might seem like an unlikely situation, but trials are already taking place in England where patients share GP appointments, saving time and providing answers to questions individual patients might not have thought of. It’s possible this could be a solution to increasing waiting times for patients

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How To Make The Most Of Your Out Of Hours Services

What do you do when you’re feeling unwell during the evening and weekends? Do you wait until the next working day to get help? Unless the condition is serious enough to go to A&E, many people suffer at home, unaware of the services that are available to them outside of GP hours. Out of hours

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