This week is Migraine Awareness Week and aims to raise awareness of the condition and highlight the impact it has to people living with it. A migraine is usually a moderate or severe headache felt as a throbbing pain on one side of the head. Many people have symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and increased

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This year’s World Alzheimer’s Month is focussing on dementia, highlighting the importance of talking about dementia and raising awareness of how it impacts the daily lives of people affected by the condition. We know that receiving a dementia diagnosis can leave a person feeling very alone. We have also spoken to primary carers who feel

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The North Staffordshire GP Federation are currently recruiting for an Administration Assistant to join our existing team. The full details can be found on NHS Jobs, reference: https://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/direct_apply/?vac_ref=916583243 You can download the Administration Assistant Job Description and Administration Assistant Person Specification for information.  Further details can be found on NHS Jobs or by contacting Lisa Dulson, Quality and Governance Manager

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This Cervical Cancer Prevention week don’t let embarrassment stop you from getting your cervical smear test! Cervical screening prevents 75% of cervical cancers from developing, yet one in four of those invited for a screening in the UK, don’t attend. Cervical Screening is the method of detecting abnormal cells on the cervix. Being screened regularly

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This week is Diabetes Awareness Week. Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person’s blood sugar level to become too high. There are 2 main types of diabetes Type 1 – Where the body’s immune system attacks and destroys the cells that produce insulin. Type 2 – Where the body does not produce enough

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Find information about opting out of sharing your data with the NHS and what you need to know: Make your choice about sharing data from your health records – NHS (www.nhs.uk).

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Please visit the gov.uk website for information on how to demonstrate your coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination status to show that you’ve had the full course of the COVID-19 vaccine and access this status when travelling abroad. Please DO NOT contact your GP surgery about your COVID-19 vaccination status. GPs cannot provide letters showing your COVID-19 vaccination status.

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