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‘Live self care for life’ is the theme for this year’s Self Care Week

This week is National Self Care week and people across the country are being asked to focus on looking after themselves and the theme this year is ‘Live Self Care for Life’.

European Antibiotic Awareness Day: Keep Antibiotics Working

European Antibiotic Awareness Day is taking place on 18 November 2020 and residents of Herefordshire and Worcestershire are reminded to keep antibiotics working effectively.   

Expectant mums reminded that the NHS is still here to see them safely

Health bosses across Herefordshire and Worcestershire urge expectant mums to still attend all appointment and seek support when they need it.

Dr Ian Tait - Don’t delay if you have symptoms which could be cancer

Firstly, I want to say a heartfelt thank you to the people of Herefordshire for doing their bit to keep our county as safe as possible during the ongoing pandemic. Despite having some of the lowest rates in the country, approaching winter and with cases still rising, it’s important that we not only adhere to the new lockdown rules implemented from 5 November, but that everyone continues to follow the guidance on maintaining good hand hygiene, wearing face coverings and social distancing.

Don’t delay contacting a GP if you have signs and symptoms of bowel cancer

Bowel cancer is the third most common cancer in the UK, more than 100 people are diagnosed with it everyday.

Information that was held previously by NHS Herefordshire CCG, NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove CCG, NHS South Worcestershire CCG and NHS Wyre Forest CCG was transferred to NHS Herefordshire and Worcestershire CCG on 1 April 2020.

The new CCG is the the new data controller. Any questions about the use of data (including patient data) by the new CCG should be directed to hw.enquiries@nhs.net.