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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Getting To Know The New NHS App

    NHS App – A Guide

    A brand new NHS app will change the way patients access health services, making it quicker and easier to get the health services you need. The new app is the perfect way to celebrate the NHS’ 70th birthday and it will be available to download on both Apple and Android phones from December. About the…