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Be kind to your mind this World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day, 10th October 2022 There are small things we can all do to help be kind to our mind and these can make a big difference to how we feel. That’s why a new Better Health – Every Mind Matters campaign is being launched, helping us find those little things we can … Continued

Protect yourself against flu this Winter

Protect yourself against flu this Winter Flu can be a serious and nasty illness, especially for the elderly or people with health conditions. In the most severe cases, it can lead to hospitalisation and even death. Flu and Covid Before the pandemic, the annual flu jab drive every autumn was a key part of the … Continued

Smokers Encouraged To Join Stoptober

Smokers Encouraged To Join Stoptober Stoptober is back, calling on smokers in England to join more than 2.5 million others who have made a quit attempt with the campaign since it launched a decade ago in 2012. Nearly 6 million adults in England still smoke, and it remains the single biggest behavioural cause of preventable … Continued

Covid Boosters: Book now if you are aged 65 or above

Covid Boosters: Book now if you are aged 65 or above People aged 65 and above can now book their Autumn Covid Booster. Getting your booster will give you added protection as we head into flu season and will help protect the NHS this winter. Book your booster online or by calling 119. Who else … Continued

World Patient Safety Day, 17th September 2022: Medication Safety

World Patient Safety Day 2022: Medication Safety Every year on World Patient Safety Day, patients, clinicians, and all healthcare providers come together to commit to increasing patient safety. The simple aim is that no one should be caused harm by unsafe care. The theme for 2022 is Medication Safety. Medication without Harm According to the … Continued

The Autumn Covid Booster Campaign launches today

The Autumn Covid Booster Campaign launches today This Autumn, more than 26 million people will be invited to come forward and receive a booster vaccination, further protecting them from COVID-19. Today, Monday 5th September, the Autumn Booster rollout will begin with 1.6 million care home staff and residents and housebound people set to receive a … Continued

Counselling and talking therapy

Counselling and talking therapy Many people will face challenges throughout their lives. Some of these can be very hard to overcome alone or seem impossible.    Counselling can help explore a problem and better understand how it impacts the self.    Many people often store up negative emotions, affecting relationships with others and causing anger or resentment.    … Continued