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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening Programme

AAA screening is a simple ultrasound test free of charge to all men in the year they turn 65. Screening is offered to detect dangerous swellings of the aorta – the primary blood vessel connecting the heart to the rest of the body. AAAs are…

Baby Advice & Guidance

Whatever you want to know about parenthood, from breastfeeding to when your baby will have their first vaccinations, you should find it here. This information should give you all the information you need or direct you to other servives that will help you to have a…

Be Smoke Free

Free, proven support to help you to quit smoking! Everyone knows that smoking is bad for their health and the people they smoke around. Stopping smoking is the best thing you can do. Find out the benefits of giving up smoking by clicking on the…

Behaviour Change

Change is not a smooth process It is important that you understand that successful behaviour change is not a smooth process and it takes time and effort. Think of behaviour change as a long process, where you build on each small success and learn from any setbacks…

Blood Pressure

More than 1 in 4 adults in the UK have high blood pressure (or hypertension; which is the medical term), although many will not realise it. That's up to 7 million people in the UK who have high blood pressure and don't know it. High blood pressure,…

Breastfeeding Support & Information

Pregnant? Want to find out about feeding your baby? You have all the information you need on this page to help support you with breastfeeding and discover the local support available to help you give your baby the best start in life.    

Cancer Screening

Screening can detect a problem early before you have any symptoms. Finding out about a problem early can mean that treatment is more effective. Finding out you have a health problem or are at increase of developing a health problem can help you make better informed…

Check Your Health

From online interactive tools and self-assessments to the NHS Health Check – there are lots of ways you can check and assess your health. Finding out more about your health and whether you have a risk factor for a health condition can be really helpful,…

Cholesterol

For more information on what cholesterol is & how you can reduce your bad cholesterol read the sections below or please visit: NHS Choices: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/high-cholesterol/#about-cholesterol British Heart Foundation: https://www.bhf.org.uk/heart-health/risk-factors/high-cholesterol

Drink Less

It may seem like you don't drink much, but a drink or two most evenings can do harm to your body. From making you gain weight to increasing your risk of cancer, alcohol can have serious effects on your body. The more you drink, and…
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