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Supporting You After a Cancer Diagnosis

Supporting You After a Cancer Diagnosis It’s a sad fact that every year, 393,000 people in the UK are given the news that they have cancer. Macmillan Cancer Support says that 3 million people are living with cancer, with that number continuing to rise. While it is news nobody wants to hear, we want to … Continued

Movember: Stopping Men from dying early

Movember: Stopping Men from dying early On average, men die four and a half years earlier than women. Life expectancy in the UK is around 79 for men and over 83 for women. One in 5 men die before the age of 65. The reasons men die younger are often preventable. Every year, Movember challenges … Continued

NHS Screening: Missing invitations or missed appointments

NHS Screening: Missing invitations or missed appointments In our first two updates about screening, we’ve covered how the programmes work and how effective they are. With this final part, we will focus on what to do if you’ve missed an appointment or how to get back into the programmes if you haven’t been invited to … Continued

NHS Screening: How much does it help?

NHS Screening: How much does it help? Last week we shared a news story on our website about how the NHS screening programme works. It talked through the different things the NHS will screen for, when you might be invited and how the screening for each condition works. You can read that story on our … Continued

NHS Screening: What, Why and When

NHS Screening: What, Why and When The NHS isn’t just there to treat you when you are ill. It’s also there to prevent illness and keep you healthy. One way this happens is through the NHS screening programme. You can read through below or use the buttons to jump to the different sections. What is … Continued

NHS Screening Saves Lives

The NHS screens people for various conditions and diseases throughout our lives, from pregnancy to old age. Screening stops people from becoming ill and saves lives. Watch the video or read on below to see how it works and the vital impact it has. How it works Screening looks for early signs of illness or … Continued