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Health news

Here we share interesting stories and news from across the health and social care sectors.

Don’t leave home without it – hospital director gives top holidays tips

Don’t leave home without it – hospital director gives top holidays tips

August 2 2018

St Mary’s NHS Treatment Centre’s hospital director is giving advice on what to pack to ensure you stay well and have fun on holiday, wherever you are.

Don’t leave home without it – clinical lead gives top holidays tips

Don’t leave home without it – clinical lead gives top holidays tips

August 2 2018

North East London NHS Treatment Centre’s clinical lead is giving advice on what to pack to ensure you stay well and have fun on holiday, wherever you are.

Don’t leave home without it – clinical lead gives top holidays tips

Don’t leave home without it – clinical lead gives top holidays tips

August 2 2018

Will Adams NHS Treatment Centre’s clinical lead is giving advice on what to pack to ensure you stay well and have fun on holiday, wherever you are.

Avoid sun damage – especially if you have planned surgery

Avoid sun damage – especially if you have planned surgery

July 31 2018

The summer weather means many people have been spending more time outdoors. But a head nurse from Bristol is warning that too long in the sun could lead to surgery cancellations for some patients.

Don’t leave home without it – top pharmacist gives top holidays tips

Don’t leave home without it – top pharmacist gives top holidays tips

July 30 2018

Emerson Green NHS Treatment Centre’s lead pharmacist is giving advice on what to pack to ensure you stay well and have fun on holiday, wherever you are.

Keeping protected against the sun

Keeping protected against the sun

July 24 2018

What a summer we’ve been having lately, and no doubt many of us have been encouraged to spend longer outside because of it. But with all that extra sunshine fun comes the need to protect our skin from the harmful effects of its rays. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation in sunlight is known to damage skin cell DNA, increasing our chances of developing skin cancer.

Biomedical Science Day

Biomedical Science Day

July 19 2018

The theme for Biomedical Science Day 2018 is ‘at the heart of healthcare’ and aims to highlight how the role of biomedical science is central to a person’s healthcare throughout their lifetime.

Football fever

Football fever

July 18 2018

The World Cup may be over but its legacy and excitement can still live on.Perhaps you’ve played football before and all the recent enthusiasm has got you wantin

Getting in shape for surgery

Getting in shape for surgery

July 13 2018

I’m about to have an operation and I’ve been told that I have to get fitter before my surgery. Is this true and what options are there for me?

Keeping older people safe and hydrated in the summer heat

Keeping older people safe and hydrated in the summer heat

July 12 2018

With the south coast basking in the summer sun, the team at St Mary’s NHS Treatment Centre’s Minor Injuries Unit are asking people to look out for older friends, relatives and neighbours who might be suffering as a result of the hot weather.

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