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NHS Warning As Winter Vomiting Bug Closes 1,000 Hospital Beds

The NHS is calling on the public to heed advice and stay at home if they have norovirus to avoid passing it on, as hospitals in England have been forced to close more than 1,100 hospital beds over the last week. Top medics are concerned about the spread of the winter vomiting bug this year […]

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‘Let’s Do Our Duty’: Top Nurse Leads NHS Staff Flu Jab Drive

Duncan Burton, Chief Nurse for the NHS in the South East supports the call for the NHS’ frontline workers to protect themselves and their patients this year by taking up their free flu jab. Duncan is supporting this year’s drive to ensure that as many NHS staff in the South East as possible get vaccinated […]

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NHS South East: ‘Shouting Out’ for World Patient Safety Day

NHS staff across the South East are choosing Tuesday 17 September – World Patient Safety Day – to highlight their ongoing commitment to maintaining safe, high quality care to all patients. Patient Safety, something we all take for granted, remains a global health priority, and NHS organisations are adding their collective voice to “shout out” […]

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Thousands of people in the South East set to benefit from improved GP care

Patients visiting their GP in the South East will be offered better access to specialist health services, as part of the NHS Long Term Plan. From today, surgeries and practices across the South East will come together to form teams offering patients more convenient access to treatment and support from physios, therapists and other professionals. […]

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