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.
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.
September 14 2017
There’s lots to keep you occupied this season in Your guide to surviving autumn so why not take a look?
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
August 29 2017
The media has recently been full of stories about sausages and other meat from pigs contaminated with hepatitis E, potentially causing health issues. But what is hepatitis E and what can be done to lessen the risk of contracting the virus?
June 27 2017
It isn’t a widely known fact, but if you or a loved one needs to be referred to an NHS specialist, you can choose to access any hospital or treatment centre in England. As long as the facility provides services to the NHS and offers the treatment you require, choosing where to have your NHS treatment gives you greater control of your care and hopefully better outcomes.
May 25 2017
Our talented colleagues in Residential Care recently launched a guide called A helping hand, an easy-to-follow guide packed with practical and emotional advice and support from our own care colleagues.
May 24 2017
The Care UK Health Care summer survival guide is here to see you through those hazy days that will soon be on their way, with recipes, things to do and tips for keeping your house cool.
May 4 2017
Our North Colchester Health Centre recently opened its doors and invited local carers, people with learning disabilities and members of the Patient Participation Group (PPG) in for the centre’s very first Open Day.
May 2 2017
Congratulations to Dr Afiniki Akanet, one of our Warwickshire registrars, on her upcoming book release, Life Without Coffee: Choosing happiness over stress.