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Don’t let your senses go up in smoke

WE all know the harmful effects smoking can have on our lungs, but many are not aware of the impact it can have on our sight and hearing.   With research…

NHS calls on people to consider lifechanging careers in NHS

THE NHS has urged young people to take the best decision they’ll ever make and begin a career in the NHS.  NHS England has launched the health service’s annual recruitment…

It is more important than ever to get your flu jab this winter

AS winter begins to approach, flu vaccination clinics are starting to take place across GP surgeries and local pharmacies in Somerset.     NHS Somerset say, “We are encouraging people in…

Preparing for the winter ahead – Update from Frome Medical Practice

FROME Medical Practice has issued an update on winter vaccinations and ways in which people can look after their health as winter approaches. Senior partner at Frome Medical Practice, Dr…

Get tech savvy with the Digital Cafe

CONTINUING with their local digital support initiatives, Health Connections Mendip are setting up a free Digital Café, to take place at Frome’s Cheese & Grain, every Thursday morning between 10am…

Frome says no to mental health services cut

A DEMONSTRATION was held in Frome recently against the planned closure of the last dedicated mental health ward in Mendip.  St Andrew’s Ward in Wells is expected to close in…

Flu and Covid booster vaccine roll out begins

FROME Medical Practice has begun rolling out flu vaccinations and Covid booster jabs in the run up to winter.  Its annual flu vaccination campaign began earlier this month, with the…

Frome Medical Practise updates patients on Covid booster and flu vaccination clinics

FROME Medical Practice is advising patients that it will be inviting eligible patients for a joint appointment to receive a Covid booster jab and their flu vaccination at the same…

Sport England and the BBC team up to bring free exercise podcast series 10 Today into older people’s homes nationwide.

TO help older people stay active at home during the coronavirus (COVID19) outbreak  – Sport England, Demos and Anchor Hanover have teamed up with BBC Sport to offer easy to follow, 10-minute daily…

Top tips for looking after your mental health at home

CURRENTLY the vast majority of the county is staying at home because of coronavirus (COVID-19) with only essential workers permitted to travel to their work base. Staying at home for…

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