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‘Inherently unsustainable’ disposable vapes should be banned in UK, local councils say

Local councils are calling for disposable vapes to be banned in the UK by next year on environmental and health grounds. The Local Government Association (LGA), which represents councils in

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Local GP attends exclusive event at 10 Downing Street to celebrate NHS champions

(L-R) Chris Clarkson MP for Heywood and Middleton, Dr Salman Shahid (middle), Mr Steve Barclay, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. Dr Salman Shahid a GP from Middleton

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Sexual health matters to everyone

When you think about your health and wellbeing, you need to think about your relationships and sexual health too, explains Dr Taslima Rashid, a consultant in sexual health, and HIV

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What do you know about vaccinations?

Whether you’re planning a trip, attending a family get together or are set on enjoying the great outdoors this summer, we need to talk about vaccinations says Dr Donald Palmer.

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Thousands Reduce Their Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes With Free Evidence-based NHS Lifestyle Change Programme

Around 90% of people with diabetes in England have type 2 diabetes. With current trends suggesting 1 in 10 people might have the condition by 2030, preventing type 2 diabetes

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Have you thought about becoming a healthcare support worker in the NHS?

Healthcare support workers in the NHS play a vital role in providing excellent care to patients, so if you want to gain experience in the NHS it’s a great place to start.

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Could you be a Stroke Saver?

Would you know how to spot the signs and what to do, if someone you’re with is experiencing a stroke? A stroke is a medical emergency and every minute is

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Vital services at your fingertips, NHS urges the use of NHS 111 online

NHS 111 online connects you with medical advice quickly, conveniently, and with the same experts, you can expect to reach through the telephone service. That’s the message being delivered by

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An UPLIFT for community health programmes in India, Bangladesh and Ethiopia

For nearly 100 years, Lepra have been at the forefront of research into new and innovative approaches to the detection, treatment and support for people affected by leprosy.  As an

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Senior NHS staff encourage South Asians to consider a career in nursing ahead of National Careers Week

This National Careers Week, the ‘We Are the NHS’ campaign is highlighting the inspiring stories of senior South Asian staff and the exciting and varied nursing roles available across the