Staying Safe On NYE – Are You Prepared?

New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest nights of the year. Whether you’re visiting friends, heading out for dinner or spending a night on the town – it’s important that you put staying safe on NYE first. With the NHS already experiencing overcrowding this winter you can help by looking after your health and

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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

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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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The Importance Of Using Ambulances In The Right Way

A recent report conducted by NHS Improvement has highlighted major inefficiencies within the UK’s ambulance service. The reports states that these inefficiencies are likely to worsen if the issues are not addressed, as the demand for ambulances continues to soar. There are currently only 10 ambulance services in the UK, which is partly why ambulances

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