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  • Understanding epilepsy

    Understanding Epilepsy: What You Need to Know

    March 26th is Epilepsy Awareness Day: an important day for understanding epilepsy and raising awareness. With more than 87 people diagnosed with epilepsy each day, this condition is more common than people think and can seriously impact the lives of those affected. With the right treatment, however, people with epilepsy can experience fewer symptoms and live…

  • ​UK Flu crisis

    ​UK Flu Crisis: Why Your Flu Jab Is Important

    ​Flu causes misery to people every year, but you can reduce your chances of catching flu this winter through having a flu jab. With reports saying that flu jab uptake was low last year, now is a good time to get a flu jab and help prevent a UK flu crisis. Getting your flu jab…

  • Staying safe on NYE

    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…

  • 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…

  • NHS numbers

    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…