Prescription charges set to rise in April

22nd February 2019

The Department of Health and Social Care has announced that prescription charges will rise as of April this year The government is raising NHS prescription charges as of 1 April 2019. In the 2015 spending [read more]

Video: Targeted lung checks

21st February 2019

NHS England has released a video about the Leeds Lung Check programme. The service, funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research, provides a targeted lunch check service for those at risk of developing lung cancer. Watch the [read more]

Caring for the ‘sandwich carers’

20th February 2019

A quarter of so-called ‘sandwich carers’ – those who care for both sick, disabled or older relatives and dependent children – will experience symptoms of mental ill health, an Office for National Statistics (ONS) report [read more]

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