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E-cigarettes & Vaping

Why not switch to vaping and ditch the smoke? An estimated 2.9 million adults in Britain enjoy e-cigarettes (also known as vaping). They can safely be used instead of cigarettes as a source of nicotine which reduces harm. They can also be used alongside behavioural self-help tools as a way to quit. Here you…

Eat Well

Being a healthy weight means you're at less risk of developing preventable diseases such as heart disease and Type 2 diabetes. Click on the sections below to find out more.

Flu Vaccines

Flu can be serious - even fatal - so ensure you get your flu jab. Find out where you can get your flu vaccine here. Flu vaccination, sometimes known as the flu jab, is available every year on the NHS to help protect adults and children at…

Getting around with Mobility Issues

Do you experience problems with your mobility, do you need help on a day to day basis? Although mobility problems make it harder to get around, transport has been getting more accessible for disabled and elderly people over the years. NHS Choices has produced a…

Have you got something to say about a Healthcare experience?

  This could relate to your doctor, dentist, a hospital stay or a family member who is accessing a day care service or a nursing home. Healthwatch Wolverhampton are a local consumer champion for health and social care services and will listen to your views and experiences, good…

Health A-Z - Conditions and Treatments

You can search using the A-Z index or by selecting parts of the body using the interactive table on the NHS choices website. The site also provides guides to common conditions including Dementia, Stress, anxiety and depression (Moodzone) and end of life care. There are…

Healthy Living Pharmacies

In Wolverhampton community pharmacies are (or are working towards becoming) accredited Healthy Living Pharmacies.  As well as providing medicines, Health Living Pharmacies provide free, friendly and accessible advice about health and wellbeing.  They are able to offer professional advice and support on a range of areas…

Healthy Start Vitamins

Free Healthy Start Vitamins in Wolverhampton In Wolverhampton, all pregnant and breastfeeding women and children can receive healthy start vitamins for free or by handing in their healthy start vouchers. Healthy Start vitamins are important because: 8% of children under five in the UK don’t…

Hospital Discharge Factsheet

  AGE UK have prepared a very helpful guide for patients, thier carers or family members. The factsheet explains how your discharge from hospital should be managed following NHS treatment. The factsheet covers a range of key areas of the discharge process and explains your…

Housing Options explained

  If you do need to move because of a change in your personal circumstances there are many choices you can make, to help you understand the difference below is a brief description explaining Sheltered Housing, Extra Care Housing and Supported Living. The following summaries…
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