Call to Prioritise Regular Blood Pressure Monitoring on World Hypertension Day

The NHS in the South East is urging all adults aged 40 and over in the region to make regular blood pressure monitoring a priority this World Hypertension Day. The theme of this year’s awareness day, which is being marked today, is: “Accurate Blood Pressure Measurement, Control It, Live Longer.” Recent statistics reveal that over […]

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More improvement despite more demand in region’s emergency departments

Emergency Departments and ambulance services across the South East continued to see improved response and treatment times last month despite further increases in demand. 357,740 people attended emergency departments in March, and although that represents an 11.6% increase year-on-year and 35,000 more than last month, providers were able to treat an additional 6,601 patients within […]

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NHS booking system to open for spring Covid-19 vaccinations from Monday in the South East

The NHS National Booking System will open for spring Covid-19 vaccination bookings on Monday (15 April), with those eligible able to book appointments from the following week. Spring vaccinations will be available until 30 June 2024. Following Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) advice, the following people are eligible for the vaccine this spring: […]

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