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Get down to your local pharmacist for expert advice this Easter

Is your repeat prescription on your shopping list this Easter? Don’t let the bank holiday catch you out. Take a few minutes to think about your health by ordering and collecting any repeat prescriptions early, ahead of Easter bank holiday. Check when local pharmacies will be open, if you have a minor illness you can […]

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Sexual health and HIV services in Surrey – have your say

NHS England and NHS Improvement South East, in partnership with Surrey County Council, are seeking feedback about sexual health and HIV services in Surrey. Two questionnaires – one for people who use Surrey sexual health services and one for professionals who may signpost their patients to the services – have been developed asking for feedback […]

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Children and young people to work with staff from the NHS, councils, police and schools to improve mental health services

A new programme that involves children and professionals is being rolled out across the South of England in a drive to improve children’s mental health services. It’s anticipated that around 6,000 members of staff working in the NHS, police, schools, and local authority children’s services will take part in the programme over the next 12 […]

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Pregnant mums: It’s not too late to protect you and your baby from flu

NHS Doctors and midwives are reminding all pregnant women across the South East to have their free flu vaccination this winter to help protect both themselves and their unborn child. The flu vaccination is offered through GP surgeries, maternity service providers and community pharmacies. Pregnancy naturally weakens the body’s immune system and as a result, […]

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Pregnant women urged to have flu vaccine

Doctors and midwives are urging pregnant women across the South East to protect themselves and their unborn child from flu by getting the flu jab this winter. Now is the ideal time for expectant mothers to have the flu vaccination; available from their GP, maternity service provider or pharmacy, before the flu virus starts circulating. […]

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Over 65s urged to take advantage of record flu vaccination programme

Health chiefs have today united to urge people aged 65 and over to take advantage of the NHS’s biggest ever flu vaccination programme. Older people across the country are being offered the most effective vaccine in the world as part of the programme which is providing a record 8.5million doses, free of charge. And this week […]

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