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.
July 12 2018
Barlborough 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.
July 11 2018
12th July is National Simplicity Day, a day dedicated to stepping away from the bonds of technology and unnecessary stresses, and enjoying the thought-gathering quiet left in its wake.
June 29 2018
If you are a smoker and you are due to have an operation the advice is simple – for the best results and for the benefit of your health, stop smoking before you have an operation.
June 27 2018
Sunglasses are not simply a fashion accessory – a good pair can play an important role in protecting your eyes from UV damage.
June 15 2018
The cancellation of surgery across the NHS is a much-debated topic. Cancellations can happen for many reasons, but a common cause and one which is completely unavoidable is this – patients ignoring advice to fast before their operation.
June 8 2018
Coming to hospital for surgery means a lot to think about, including being prepared. Following instructions and bringing with you all that you need from home not only makes your hospital visit more successful and comfortable, it can also help to avoid unnecessary cancellations of treatment.
June 1 2018
This week is Volunteer Week. Being a volunteer is a great way to give something of yourself to a favourite charity, cause or community – but as well as being good for those organisations, volunteering is also good for the health of you, the volunteer.
May 31 2018
Today, 31st May, is World No Tobacco Day. If you are a smoker and you are due to have an operation the advice is simple – for the best results and for the benefit of your health, stop smoking before you have an operation.
May 17 2018
Mid-May to mid-June is National Smile Month, and it is a great opportunity to remind people that their oral health is very much their own responsibility, and th