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New service - Along with our CCG & Rowlands Pharmacy we are piloting a new minor ailments service, 'Pharmacy First'.  Depending on the nature of your condition you can have a consultation with a pharmacist, in a private consulation room who will ensure that you get appropraite advice & treatment of required. www.valeofyorkccg.nhs.uk


Good News - We have negotiated a deal with Beech Tree Eyecare for a 20% discount on all glasses for patients registered with us. Leaflets will be available at all our sites from w/c 25 May. 


Health A-Z - Check out the   Health A-Z on NHS Choices. Try it out here: http://t.co/asNxGB05Vw


Family Friendly Test - Please help us by filling in our 'Family Friendly Test' - click on the patient survey link at the bottom of the homepage. 


'On Line' Access - You can book/cancel appointments, order your repeat medication, view your immunisations, see your allergies & see your test results. Telephone 01904 - 724586 if you would like 'on line' access.


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Smoking, advice and helping you quit

clock2 Smokefree
The NHS have produced "Smokefree", a dedicated service to inform everyone of the dangers of smoking, the benefits to giving up and how they can help you kick the habit.

QUIT
QUIT is the independent charity whose aim is to save lives by helping smokers to stop. Smokers wanting to QUIT should call 0800 00 22 00 or email stopsmoking@quit.org.uk for free, individual, same-day advice from trained counsellors

Stop Smoking Widget
This tool gives you daily messages, and keeps track of how much you're saving and how many days it's been since your last cigarette. Great motivators for staying smokefree.


Eating Well & Exercise - helping you maintain a healthy body

We're bombarded with scare stories about weight, from size zero to the obesity 'epidemic'. But a healthy body is determined by different factors for each of us.

Eating well on a budget


NHS - Good Food Guide
Information on a healthy diet and ways to make it work for you

BBC Healthy Living - Nutrition
A good diet is central to overall good health, but which are the best foods to include in your meals, and which ones are best avoided? This section looks at the facts, to help you make realistic, informed choices


Sebastian Coe: Get active

Maintaining a 'keep fit' lifestyle doesn't have to mean slogging it out in a sweaty gym. Just boosting your levels of general daily activity will reap big rewards in improved health and energy.  

 

NHS - Why be active?
Even a little bit of exercise will make you feel better about yourself, boost your confidence and cut your risk of developing a serious illness.

BBC Healthy Living - Improve your levels of activity
Information and help for young and old about the benefits of increased physical activity & how to go about it!


These links all come from trusted resources but if you are unsure about these or any other medical matters please contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.

 
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