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  • Christmas health services

    Use Health Services Wisely This Christmas

    Winter is a difficult time for our healthcare services, and this winter looks set to be no different as hospitals and GP waiting rooms become overcrowded. Staff shortages and a high number of admissions means there are a lack of beds and patients are being turned away. You can do your bit to help by…

  • GP appointment waiting times

    GP Appointment Waiting Times – What Are The Alternatives?

    Many people can sympathise with having to wait for a GP appointment. Current figures show that around 20% of patients have to wait two weeks to see their GP, leaving people frustrated with their healthcare services. The figures highlight the growing shortage of GPs and nurses in the NHS. There are concerns that this could…

  • out of hours services

    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…

  • World Breastfeeding Week

    World Breastfeeding Week

    World Breastfeeding Week is taking place between 1-7 August. The week aims to raise awareness of the benefits of breastfeeding all over the world, with the theme of this year’s campaign being ‘Foundation of Life’. All mums have the right to choose whether to breastfeed or not, and the following provides the information you need…

  • MG

    MG – What You Need To Know

    What is MG? Many people are unaware of the latest emerging sexually transmitted disease (STD) that is causing concern among health experts. There are fears that the disease could become the next ‘superbug’ unless people take the right precautions. Are you in charge of your sexual health? Find out more about MG and what you…