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Cholesterol

For more information on what cholesterol is & how you can reduce your bad cholesterol read the sections below or please visit: NHS Choices:  What is high cholesterol? British Heart Foundation: High Cholesterol - Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Community Dermatology Service

The Community Dermatology Service has been providing fast access to specialist care for patients across Wolverhampton since 2014. The service uses Teledermatology, an innovative new approach which, through the use of digital photo technology, enables our dermatologists to assess skin conditions sooner and provides patients…

Community Pharmacy Sexual Health Services

Service Title Sexual Health Services are available through selected community pharmacies across Wolverhampton Service Description Supply of Emergency Hormonal Contraception “morning after pill” Provision of the Chlamydia screening packs to all 15-24 year olds attending for Emergency Hormonal Contraception . To offer free condoms to young people…

CQC/Ofsted SEND Inspection Outcome

The Care Quality Commission and Ofsted have published the outcome of a recent inspection of services for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Wolverhampton. It highlights both areas of good practice and those which require further development and a…

Dementia Cafes in Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton is aiming to create a City where people with dementia are better understood and their families and carers are offered the help and support they need. A number of prominent organisations in the City such as banks, local businesses and services are working together…

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…

Drug & Alcohol Support

There are a large range of both legal and illegal substances that can cause you harm in one way or another. Some are physically addictive, some are psychologically addictive, but all are dangerous. 'Substance misuse' includes the use of illegal drugs but also the misuse…

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.

First Aid

Every year in the UK, thousands of people die or are seriously injured in incidents. Many deaths could be prevented if first aid is given before emergency services arrive. What to do If someone is injured you should: first check that you and the casualty aren't…
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