The Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced plans to tackle the growing problem of antibiotic resistance. It is hoped that changes to funding as well as continued efforts to reduce the amount of antibiotics prescribed to patients will help to reduce the problem. But how will the plans be put in place and what role
In a bid to cut costs on the number of unnecessary prescriptions issued each year, the NHS will be phasing out the issue of ‘low priority’ prescriptions for items such as silk undergarments and some other kinds of medication and items. Curbing prescriptions could save the NHS up to £68 million a year, freeing up
Honey is often underestimated as a health food, which could be due to it’s sweetness. There is often a misconception that sweet means sugar, which means its bad for us. But honey can be an exception to the rule. In fact, there are many health benefits of honey. Many of us are beginning to realise
You’re probably already very familiar with the services your local GP surgery or dentist can offer you, but you might not know much about the services your local pharmacy can offer. You can visit your pharmacist for a wide range of health-related advice and support, which can often save you a trip to your GP.
As the weather finally starts to get warmer, you can be sure that talk of allergies will soon begin again. Spring and summer can be a tough time for allergy sufferers, with a lot to think about when it comes to what you eat – but the struggle doesn’t end there. Allergies aren’t just about