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NHS urges South Asians to come forward for life saving checks

A new NHS campaign backed by South Asian healthcare professionals is encouraging people with potential cancer symptoms to come forward for life saving checks.  The ‘Help Us, Help You’ campaign

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New every mind matters campaign to improve people’s mental health

New campaign launched after half of all adults and almost two-thirds of South Asians in England say pandemic negatively impacted their mental health First campaign launched by the Office for

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South Asian people are being asked to donate plasma

It’s a new form of blood donation with donor centres in areas with large south Asian populations.   Plasma makes up most of your blood and it contains antibodies which can fight infections in other people.  

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One harmful gambler affects up to 10 family members, friends and work colleagues

Up to 4.3 million people across the country are being impacted by a loved one’s harmful gambling, according to the NHS Northern Gambling Service. The impacts on family and friends

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‘Diabetes Tipping Point’ – 1-in-10 living with diabetes by 2030, Diabetes UK warns

Up to 5.5 million adults in the UK – nearly 10 per cent of the projected adult population – will be living with diabetes by 2030, if further action is

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Millions of children have never had an eye test, study found

A study of 2,000 parents across the UK found almost a quarter of children in the North West don’t get regular eye examinations, with more than one in 10 never

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“I was extremely anxious and frightened” Four Long Covid-19 sufferers share their experiences of living with chronic symptoms

The individuals are among those encouraging people to get vaccinated Many adults make a full recovery from Covid-19 but for a significant number of people, the road to rehabilitation doesn’t

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Pulse oxygen monitors work less well on darker skin, experts say

A device designed to spot early signs of dangerous falls in oxygen levels in Covid patients works less well in those with darker skin, experts are warning. NHS England and

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PUBLIC URGED TO CONTINUE PROTECTING FRIENDS AND FAMILY FOLLOWING RESTRICTIONS LIFTING

New government campaign launches across England to remind public of importance of continuing healthy behaviours to reduce the spread of COVID-19 Short film featuring Dr Amir Khan highlights importance of

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Covid-19: Your questions about pregnancy, fertility and women’s health answered by medical experts

The Covid-19 vaccines are now being offered to everyone aged 18 and over, including pregnant women. Whatever stage you’re at in your pregnancy, if you’re breastfeeding or plan to have