With the Bank Holiday weekend fast approaching, local health experts are advising patients not to leave it too late to order and collect their repeat prescriptions.

Do you know that you can give feedback on NHS care?

The NHS England engagement on mental health services for veterans is now live and the survey and supporting information is here. The deadline for responses is 5pm on 31 March 2016.

Having a heart attack saved Yindy Sandhu’s life because it prompted him to ditch his lethal smoking habit and transform his lifestyle.

One You is a ground-breaking new campaign from Public Health England aimed at helping the nation’s adults, especially those between the ages of 40-60 years old, avoid future diseases caused by modern day lifestyles.

The CQC will be inspecting services provided by South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust in June 2016 and your experiences of services help the CQC to understand what is good and bad about the care provided by the service. 

The Be Clear On Cancer Blood in Pee campaign launched on the 15 February 2016.

Public Health England (PHE) is calling for students to get the MenACWY vaccine as cases of meningococcal disease – that can lead to meningitis and septicaemia (blood poisoning) – are anticipated to spike in the winter months.

"A study … found that Dry January leads to healthier drinking habits," the Mail Online reports. Dry January involves giving up alcohol for the month.

Antibiotic resistance is  one of the biggest threats facing us today. Without effective antibiotics many routine treatments will become increasingly dangerous.