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Blood clots - raising awareness of the silent killer

Blood clots - raising awareness of the silent killer

December 6 2016

Venous thromboembolisms (VTE), more commonly known as blood clots, are often a silent condition with no obvious symptoms or signs.

People encouraged to try an HIV home-testing kit

People encouraged to try an HIV home-testing kit

November 23 2016

People at risk of HIV are being urged during National HIV Testing Week (November 19-26) to visit their GP for an HIV test or to order a home-testing kit.

Health centre staff helping to tackle diabetes

Health centre staff helping to tackle diabetes

November 11 2016

STAFF at our Care UK-run health centres will be working flat out on World Diabetes Day (November 14) to carry out as many NHS Health Checks as possible to help

Care UK health centres urging people to rethink their drink

Care UK health centres urging people to rethink their drink

November 11 2016

Nurses at Care UK health centres will be inviting visitors to speak to them as part of the ‘rethink your drink’ campaign.

Stroke recovery time could be reduced

Stroke recovery time could be reduced

October 27 2016

Research is underway to increase the speed of a victim’s recovery after a stroke. A stroke occurs when the blood supply that carries oxygen and nutrients to part of the brain is blocked by a clot or through the bursting of a blood vessel.

GP initiative short-listed for two national awards

GP initiative short-listed for two national awards

October 20 2016

AN initiative helping GP practices in Brighton, Manchester and Clapham run more efficiently and better manage patient demand has been short-listed for two prest

Nurse practitioners – they’re certainly not just playing at it

Nurse practitioners – they’re certainly not just playing at it

May 11 2016

Thursday May 12 is International Nurses Day. Nursing takes many shapes and forms in many different locations. Birmingham-based Rebecca Ransome-Wallis is a specialist nurse practitioner and plays a key role in patient care.

Help ease pressure on A&E departments during the bank holiday weekend

Help ease pressure on A&E departments during the bank holiday weekend

April 26 2016

PATIENTS needing medical assistance during the bank holiday weekend are being urged to ease pressure on hospital A&E departments by visiting their local Car

Parents urged to encourage kids to get active in Easter break

Parents urged to encourage kids to get active in Easter break

March 24 2016

WITH the two-week school Easter holidays looming, parents are being urged to take the opportunity to encourage their children to get active.Dr Marjorie Gillespi

Patients reminded walk-in centre open over Easter – and also to check their repeat prescriptions

Patients reminded walk-in centre open over Easter – and also to check their repeat prescriptions

March 21 2016

PEOPLE are being reminded that a local walk-in centre will be open throughout the Easter weekend, able to assist with a range of minor injuries and illnesses –

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