Stay well this winter

Stay well this winter NHS England and Public Health England have launched a national campaign this year to help people prepare for cold winter weather. People that are most at risk during cold weather in the winter include people with long-term health conditions and people aged over 65. It is important to be prepared for cold temperatures.  Each ...

New year’s resolution? Stopping smoking – hints and tips

Stopping smoking In England, smoking is the biggest cause of preventable deaths and is responsible for over 80,000 deaths each year. Smoking is the cause of 17% of all deaths in people aged 35 and over. If you have decided that stopping smoking will be your new year's resolution, you may find our hints and tips useful.  Hints ...

Student health: MenACWY vaccine

Student health: MenACWY vaccine Those starting university are being encouraged to get a vaccination against meningitis known as the MenACWY vaccine. The MenACWY vaccine is a single injection into the upper arm. It protects against four different causes of meningitis and septicaemia: meningococcal (Men) A, C, W and Y diseases. Students going to university or college for the first ...