There are little things we can all do to lift our mood or ease our anxiety – we need to find what works for us.
Did you know that, in addition to your GP, there are other health professionals in general practice who can help you get the right care?
The eligibility for a free NHS Shingles vaccine is changed from the 1st of September 2023
The adult covid and flu vaccination programmes had been due to start in October to maximise protection over the winter months, but now those most at risk including adult care home residents will be vaccinated from 11 September.
Measles is an infection that spreads very easily and can cause serious problems in some people. Having the MMR vaccine is the best way to prevent it.
If you have a low income, you may be able to get help with NHS costs through the NHS Low Income Scheme (LIS)
If you’ve been invited for cervical screening, we hope you’ll choose to have it.
Most of us welcome hot weather, but when it’s too hot, there are health risks.
Parents are being asked to check children are fully up to date with their measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccinations by checking their vaccine record in their red book.
The bowel cancer screening kit can save your life.
Act F.A.S.T. Call 999 if you see any single one of the signs of a stroke.
If something in your body doesn’t feel right, don’t carry the worry of cancer with you.
The NHS 111 online service can assess and direct people to the most appropriate local service, including urgent treatment centres, GP practices, and consultations with a pharmacist.
You may have seen in the news and online stories about Group A Strep.
Looking after your mental health. There are little things we can all do to help look after our mental health. Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more.
If something in your body doesn’t feel right, talk to your doctor. Most people who go for tests find out it’s not cancer.
Big changes are taking place across the health and care system. What does it mean?
Your GP, nurse or pharmacist will not generally give you a prescription for over the counter medicines for a range of minor health concerns. Instead, over the counter medicines are available to buy in a pharmacy or supermarket in your local community.
Fancy a cuppa? Sometimes reaching out to someone with as little as three words can make a big difference.
When you think you need A&E, contact NHS 111 by phone or online. NHS 111 is free and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You answer questions about your symptoms on the website, or by speaking to a fully trained adviser on the phone.
In February, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) advised a spring dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as a precaution to those at extremely high risk, most of whom received their first booster around 6 months ago.
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