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Your winter survival guide 2017

Your winter survival guide 2017

November 30 2017

Sunlight is limited, the trees are bare and it’s cold outside. This can only mean one thing. Winter is on its way.  But don’t despair as it also means the 2017 winter survival guide is here too!

Just thirty spoonfuls of sugar help lunch go down

Just thirty spoonfuls of sugar help lunch go down

November 6 2017

A worrying new survey from scientists based at Queen Mary University London has revealed the extraordinary levels of sugar lurking in lunchtime meal deals from high street chains.

The secret to clean hands? Sing ‘Happy Birthday’ twice!

The secret to clean hands? Sing ‘Happy Birthday’ twice!

October 13 2017

Sunday 15th October is Global Handwashing Day, and according to the Royal Pharamaceutical Society we are not washing our hands as well as we should

Raw and runny eggs are safe to eat, says food safety watchdog

Raw and runny eggs are safe to eat, says food safety watchdog

October 12 2017

For everyone who likes to start the day with an egg, this week’s news from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) is smashing.

9 top online sources to check the quality of an NHS service

9 top online sources to check the quality of an NHS service

September 26 2017

We all have the right to choose where we have NHS treatment, including NHS hospitals, private clinics which offer NHS care and organisations like Care UK treatment centres.

How a pharmacist can help you to good health

How a pharmacist can help you to good health

September 26 2017

Pharmacists and their pharmacy support teams are essential healthcare professionals. They have wide and varied roles within all sectors of healthcare.

Don’t be tempted to ignore sudden eye problems

Don’t be tempted to ignore sudden eye problems

September 19 2017

Eye health experts are warning people not to risk permanent visual impairment by ignoring the early signs of trouble. Seeing your optician as soon as a problem arises can lead to a speedy referral to a consultant and that can save your sight.

High demand for child life-saving skills met at North Colchester

High demand for child life-saving skills met at North Colchester

September 19 2017

North Colchester Healthcare Centre held another successful patient workshop for their local community last week. Aimed at parents and carers of children aged five years and under, the session’s focal point was to understand what to do if an infant is choking, alongside learning some basic life support techniques for children.

Your autumn survival guide

Your autumn survival guide

September 14 2017

There’s lots to keep you occupied this season in Your guide to surviving autumn so why not take a look?

Why you need the flu jab

Why you need the flu jab

September 12 2017

As it begins to turn colder, the sneezes, coughs and burning temperatures of the influenza virus are beginning to emerge; but there is a way to hold off the wor

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