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Health experts warn men to ‘Cover Up’ this bank holiday weekend

It’s never too early or too late to reduce your risk of skin cancer. That’s the message from health experts this bank holiday weekend. NHS England is urging men who spend a lot of time outdoors to ‘Cover Up, Mate’ and slap on the sun cream when exposed to UV rays. For the last three […]

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New local health and care partnership across Wessex could save lives

Health and care professionals will be able to reduce unnecessary patient tests and improve safety through better working between hospitals and GPs and social care across Hampshire, Dorset and the Isle of Wight. New partnerships will be introduced giving health and care staff better and faster access to vital information about the person in their […]

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Health and care heroes to represent South Region in NHS Birthday Awards

The NHS in the South has today (Friday 18th May) revealed the ten individuals and teams it has chosen as regional champions in a prestigious competition to mark the NHS’s 70th birthday. The champions – including dedicated Nurses, Domestic Assistants, GP’s, Health and Social Care projects and the Armed Forces Community Health and Wellbeing team […]

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Pharmacy Bank Holiday Opening Hours – 28 May 2018

Below are the opening hours of Pharmacies across the South East on Monday 28 May 2018. Berkshire Bournemouth and Poole Buckinghamshire Dorset Hampshire Isle Of Wight Kent  Oxfordshire Portsmouth Southampton Surrey Sussex

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Pharmacy opening hours over the Easter bank holidays

People across the south east are being reminded to stock up on their medicines before the Easter bank holidays. The advice comes during a major public health campaign urging people to visit a pharmacist first for minor illness, instead of a GP or A&E. The NHS is encouraging more people to use their pharmacy first in […]

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Wessex cancer alliance expert at world cancer day international event

On the eve of World Cancer Day, Southampton’s Professor Alan Jackson will talk at the United Nations in Austria about how the work of doctors and others who work in cancer treatment would be improved if they had a clearer grasp of nutrition and the steps cancer patients can take to improve their health. Prof […]

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Cervical screening rates fall across Surrey

Don’t be complacent – reduce your risk of cervical cancer is the advice of health chiefs as screening rates across the country fall to a 20 year low. Every day 9 women in the UK are diagnosed with cervical cancer and 3 women will lose their lives to the disease. Cervical cancer is the most […]

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Cervical screening rates fall across Kent and Medway

Don’t be complacent – reduce your risk of cervical cancer is the advice of health chiefs as screening rates across the country fall to a 20 year low. Every day 9 women in the UK are diagnosed with cervical cancer and 3 women will lose their lives to the disease. Cervical cancer is the most […]

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Cervical screening rates fall across East Sussex

Don’t be complacent – reduce your risk of cervical cancer is the advice of health chiefs as screening rates across the country fall to a 20 year low. Every day 9 women in the UK are diagnosed with cervical cancer and 3 women will lose their lives to the disease. Cervical cancer is the most […]

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