Stay sneeze-free this summer with our hay fever top tips

3 May 2022

Hay fever is a common condition also known as seasonal allergic rhinitis. It affects around 1 in 5 of us in the UK and can affect people between March and September. Hay fever is an allergic reaction to pollen; the fine powder produced by trees, flowers and weeds. Symptoms include sneezing, itchy eyes, a runny…

Parents asked to take extra care this festive season to combat the spread of respiratory infections

13 December 2021

Respiratory illnesses are common in young children, especially in winter, and RSV usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms and may cause a cough or cold in older children and adults. However, in young children it can cause bronchiolitis, which can lead to more serious respiratory problems in very young children with health conditions or complex medical…

National Self Care Week 2021: Tips to embed self-care practices into your daily routine

15 November 2021

To highlight how quick and easy it is to practice self-care for life, we’ve spoken to Claire Hand, Pharmacy Technician at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), on how she maintains good physical and mental wellbeing through effective self-care. “For me self-care is about looking after my health and wellbeing, not just…

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