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

Pharmacist advice on how to stay healthy at this year’s music festivals

Pharmacist advice on how to stay healthy at this year’s music festivals

June 26 2019

 Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre’s pharmacist is advising festival goers to think before they pack their bags, to avoid health pitfalls and ensure that

The sneezy season: how to improve hay fever symptoms

The sneezy season: how to improve hay fever symptoms

June 25 2019

Dr Tara Dukkipati, a senior GP for Care UK in Essex, offers some advice on minimising the impact of hay fever and dispels some common misconceptions.

National Yoga Day, Friday 21st June

National Yoga Day, Friday 21st June

June 21 2019

 Yoga derives from Sanskrit which means ‘to join’ or ‘to unite’. This symbolizes the practice of connecting your mind and body to find harmony.

The 5 signs to look for rheumatoid arthritis

The 5 signs to look for rheumatoid arthritis

June 20 2019

Rheumatoid Arthritis is a condition which affects around 400,000 people in the UK.Not to be confused with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis is not due to wea

Five recipes that will make the most of cherry season

Five recipes that will make the most of cherry season

June 19 2019

In season from June to July in the UK, now is the prime time to try your hand at a bit of cherry picking if you enjoy them fresh and juicy. Here are a few ideas of what you can do with your cherry haul:

Dementia and food: a big appetite or no appetite?

Dementia and food: a big appetite or no appetite?

June 13 2019

No two people will have the same experience of dementia. And it’s not just about memories being lost. One area that may affect someone with dementia is their appetite.

Men’s Health Week

Men’s Health Week

June 10 2019

Ade Adeniyi, consultant urological surgeon and medical director at our Emerson Green NHS Treatment Centre, is encouraging all men, and the partners who sup

High blood pressure: the silent killer. Could you have it?

High blood pressure: the silent killer. Could you have it?

June 6 2019

High blood pressure, or hypertension, rarely has noticeable symptoms. But if untreated, it increases your risk of serious problems such as heart attacks and strokes.

6 signs you may need cataract surgery

6 signs you may need cataract surgery

May 28 2019

​Cataract surgery is the most common procedure carried out by the NHS, with around 400,000 operations a year.It is estimated that around 2.5 million people aged

What causes cataracts?

What causes cataracts?

May 16 2019

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre Teresa Anthony explained: “Most cataracts form as part of the natural ageing process.

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