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NHS pharmacies in England to offer over-40s heart check-ups

Blood pressure health checks will be available from October at all NHS high street pharmacies in England. High street pharmacies are to start offering heart health check-ups in a move that could save thousands of lives every year. From … Read Article about NHS pharmacies in England to offer over-40s heart check-ups

Open Doors to the Community: spotlight on health and wellbeing

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is working with Great Yarmouth Borough Council and East Suffolk Council for local residents. The event will be on Friday 26 November, 10am until 2pm. The event will be at The Shrublands … Read Article about Open Doors to the Community: spotlight on health and wellbeing

Sexual Health Easy Read Booklets

The 4 new sexual health easy read booklets are now available! The booklets were co-produced by people with learning disabilities, autistic people, Ace Anglia, Public Health Suffolk and Thinklusive. People helped with the development of the … Read Article about Sexual Health Easy Read Booklets

Integrated Care Systems

Over the last few months, you may have heard about Integrated Care Systems. Integrated Care Systems are sometimes called an 'ICS'. We are sharing two helpful resources to help you understand what Integrated Care Systems are and how they will … Read Article about Integrated Care Systems

Legal resources from the Challenging Behaviour Foundation

The legal resources directory from the Challenging Behaviour Foundation is a series of practical resources designed to help you get the information you need about the law and rights, covering a range of topics. The resources cover things such as: … Read Article about Legal resources from the Challenging Behaviour Foundation

Hospital care for young people with a learning disability

Do you know what Transition is? It's the process when someone moves from children's to adult services. Mencap have made a new easy-read guide about the differences you might find if you go to hospital as you get older. You can view and … Read Article about Hospital care for young people with a learning disability

National Disability Strategy

The government has launched the new National Disability Strategy! The strategy explains: – How they want the lives of disabled people to improve.– What the different parts of the government will do to help improve the lives of disabled people.– … Read Article about National Disability Strategy

GP Surgeries healthcare team

Going to the GP is not just about seeing a doctor or nurse. Find out more about the new staff available at your GP Surgery. These new staff help to mean that there is more staff with specialist skills, knowledge, and experience when you visit … Read Article about GP Surgeries healthcare team

A West Stow Country Park course, supported by Green Light Trust

8 week funded course for adults with a Suffolk postcode and aged 19 or over on 31 Aug 2020, who are dealing with mental health issues. Every Thursday 10am-3pm starting 28 October - 16 December 2021 Held at West Stow Country Park, Icklingham … Read Article about A West Stow Country Park course, supported by Green Light Trust

NHS pharmacies in England to offer over-40s heart check-ups

Blood pressure health checks will be available from October at all NHS high street pharmacies in England High street pharmacies are to start offering heart health check-ups in a move that could save thousands of lives every year. From … Read Article about NHS pharmacies in England to offer over-40s heart check-ups

Learning Disability nurse survey for people with learning disabilities, carers and parents

The APPG (All-Party Parliamentary Group) on Disability is working with Harrow Mencap and the Royal College of Nursing, as well researchers and practitioners, to produce a report on the shortage of learning disability nurses. Harrow Mencap have … Read Article about Learning Disability nurse survey for people with learning disabilities, carers and parents

Disability Advice North East Suffolk coffee morning

Disability Advice North East Suffolk are running a coffee morning in Southwold on the 1st September for anyone with a disability or long term health condition, or those who care for someone who does. Do you have a long-term health condition or … Read Article about Disability Advice North East Suffolk coffee morning

The NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

“It’s estimated around 5 million people across England are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes." We know 3 in 5 cases of type 2 diabetes can be prevented, and this can be achieved by making lifestyle changes with the support of your Local NHS … Read Article about The NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme