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How General Practice Works

How General Practice Works We know that patients are constantly hearing the NHS is under pressure, whether it is news stories about waiting lists, patient satisfaction, or what you are told when accessing services. We also know how frustrating that can be when all you are trying to do is get help with your health. … Continued

Quick help for more conditions at your local pharmacy

Quick help for more conditions at your local pharmacy Your local pharmacist can now help you and your family with even more common illnesses and ailments. Launched last week, the new scheme, Pharmacy First Advanced, means you can get help directly from a community pharmacy for seven more conditions. Scroll down for full details, or … Continued

Do you know what to do when you are unwell?

Do you know what to do when you are unwell? It’s not always easy to know what to do when we are unwell. We’ve put together a video guide and interactive decision tree to show that by answering some simple questions, you can get to the help you need quickly. Watch the video guide, try … Continued

World Patient Safety Day, 17th September 2022: Medication Safety

World Patient Safety Day 2022: Medication Safety Every year on World Patient Safety Day, patients, clinicians, and all healthcare providers come together to commit to increasing patient safety. The simple aim is that no one should be caused harm by unsafe care. The theme for 2022 is Medication Safety. Medication without Harm According to the … Continued

Pharmacy Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Service

Get advice and treatment for Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) at your local Pharmacist. A new service has been launched in the North East and Cumbria to offer patients easy access to advice and treatment for UTIs. The six-month pilot scheme, aimed at women aged 16-64, will enable local pharmacists to treat patients with UTIs without … Continued