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Don’t be tempted to ignore sudden eye problems

Don’t be tempted to ignore sudden eye problems

September 19 2017

Eye health experts are warning people not to risk permanent visual impairment by ignoring the early signs of trouble. Seeing your optician as soon as a problem arises can lead to a speedy referral to a consultant and that can save your sight.

Your autumn survival guide

Your autumn survival guide

September 14 2017

There’s lots to keep you occupied this season in Your guide to surviving autumn so why not take a look?

Why you need the flu jab

Why you need the flu jab

September 12 2017

As it begins to turn colder, the sneezes, coughs and burning temperatures of the influenza virus are beginning to emerge; but there is a way to hold off the wor

What is hepatitis E and how can you avoid it?

What is hepatitis E and how can you avoid it?

August 29 2017

The media has recently been full of stories about sausages and other meat from pigs contaminated with hepatitis E, potentially causing health issues. But what is hepatitis E and what can be done to lessen the risk of contracting the virus?

Patient Choice – what choice do you have when it comes to the referral of your NHS treatment?

Patient Choice – what choice do you have when it comes to the referral of your NHS treatment?

June 27 2017

It isn’t a widely known fact, but if you or a loved one needs to be referred to an NHS specialist, you can choose to access any hospital or treatment centre in England. As long as the facility provides services to the NHS and offers the treatment you require, choosing where to have your NHS treatment gives you greater control of your care and hopefully better outcomes.

Care UK’s guide to help family carers

Care UK’s guide to help family carers

May 25 2017

Our talented colleagues in Residential Care recently launched a guide called A helping hand, an easy-to-follow guide packed with practical and emotional advice and support from our own care colleagues.

Your summer survival guide

Your summer survival guide

May 24 2017

The Care UK Health Care summer survival guide is here to see you through those hazy days that will soon be on their way, with recipes, things to do and tips for keeping your house cool.

Buckinghamshire Out-of-Hours service receives ‘Good’ rating after a successful CQC inspection

Buckinghamshire Out-of-Hours service receives ‘Good’ rating after a successful CQC inspection

May 4 2017

The results are in for our Buckinghamshire OOH service after their CQC inspection. Receiving a ‘Good’ rating, it shows the hard work and dedication our colleagues at the Bucks service put in every day.

New book to be released for one of our own registrars

New book to be released for one of our own registrars

May 2 2017

Congratulations to Dr Afiniki Akanet, one of our Warwickshire registrars, on her upcoming book release, Life Without Coffee: Choosing happiness over stress.

Dealing with arthritis

Dealing with arthritis

April 3 2017

One in six of us experiences joint pain every day. It can make day-to-day tasks, like brushing your teeth, making a cup of tea or getting a good night’s sleep really difficult. 

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