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NHS prescription charges to be frozen to help 'ease' cost of living

NHS prescription charges to be frozen to help 'ease' cost of living

NHS prescription charges to be frozen to help 'ease' cost of living

16 May 2022

The cost of an NHS prescription is being frozen for 2022, the government has announced, which says it will help ease the cost of living.


March GP practice 'requires improvement' say inspectors

March GP practice 'requires improvement' say inspectors

March GP practice 'requires improvement' say inspectors

15 May 2022

A doctor's surgery has been found wanting after an inspection by the Care Quality Commission.


The bowel cancer signs to know as Deborah James receives Damehood

The bowel cancer signs to know as Deborah James receives Damehood

The bowel cancer signs to know as Deborah James receives Damehood

13 May 2022

As cancer patient and campaigner Deborah James says she's stopping active treatment, what are the signs of bowel cancer to look out for?


Tesco becomes latest supermarket to pull chicken from shelves

Tesco becomes latest supermarket to pull chicken from shelves

Tesco becomes latest supermarket to pull chicken from shelves

13 May 2022

Tesco is recalling cooked chicken products over salmonella fears, joining Waitrose, Aldi and Sainsbury's in asking customers to return items.


Strong warning for asthma and hay fever sufferers as pollen levels rise

Strong warning for asthma and hay fever sufferers as pollen levels rise

Strong warning for asthma and hay fever sufferers as pollen levels rise

13 May 2022

Pollen levels are expected to be high this weekend as temperatures rise, prompting a warning for sufferers, while a shortage of medicines continues.


Every product supermarkets are removing from shelves due to salmonella

Every product supermarkets are removing from shelves due to salmonella

Every product supermarkets are removing from shelves due to salmonella

12 May 2022

M&S, Sainsbury's and Waitrose are among the stores joining Aldi in recalling items over salmonella fears and here's the full list of foods to avoid.


Cambridgeshire care provider celebrates the cultural diversity of its team ahead of International Nurses Day

Cambridgeshire care provider celebrates the cultural diversity of its team ahead of International Nurses Day

Cambridgeshire care provider celebrates the cultural diversity of its team ahead of International Nurses Day

11 May 2022

A specialist Cambridgeshire care provider is celebrating its culturally diverse team of employees ahead of International Nurses day tomorrow (12).


Aldi recalls foods over salmonella fears

Aldi recalls foods over salmonella fears

Aldi recalls foods over salmonella fears

11 May 2022

Supermarket Aldi, together with the Food Standards Agency, has issued a product recall for four items it says could contain salmonella.


Cambridgeshire paramedic whistleblower says ambulance service on verge of collapse

Cambridgeshire paramedic whistleblower says ambulance service on verge of collapse

Cambridgeshire paramedic whistleblower says ambulance service on verge of collapse

11 May 2022

A whistleblower has sparked fears the area's ambulance service could be on the verge of collapse.


Lack of NHS dental appointments in Cambridgeshire widens health inequalities, warns Healthwatch

Lack of NHS dental appointments in Cambridgeshire widens health inequalities, warns Healthwatch

Lack of NHS dental appointments in Cambridgeshire widens health inequalities, warns Healthwatch

10 May 2022

Local patients’ champion is warning of widening health inequalities as people struggle to pay for dental treatments.


Parishes must work together to get funding

Parishes must work together to get funding

Parishes must work together to get funding

08 May 2022

Parishes must work together to make community funding easier to attain, according to a councillor.


Whistleblower lifts the lid on fears over NHS job losses and lack of services in Wisbech

Whistleblower lifts the lid on fears over NHS job losses and lack of services in Wisbech

Whistleblower lifts the lid on fears over NHS job losses and lack of services in Wisbech

04 May 2022

An NHS whistleblower claims there are staff fears of job losses and says Wisbech patients are missing out on essential sexual health services.


Over 1,500 props now holding up QEH roof, councillors told

Over 1,500 props now holding up QEH roof, councillors told

Over 1,500 props now holding up QEH roof, councillors told

01 May 2022

Senior councillors have branded the state of West Norfolk's hospital building as 'frightening' as they renewed their demands for funds to rebuild it.


We’re setting up Wellbeing Walks and need volunteers

We’re setting up Wellbeing Walks and need volunteers

We’re setting up Wellbeing Walks and need volunteers

30 April 2022

Here is the fortnightly Get Active column, written by Fenland District Council physical activity co-ordinator Heidi Lemmon.


Cambridgeshire health teams hit two million Covid jab milestone

Cambridgeshire health teams hit two million Covid jab milestone

Cambridgeshire health teams hit two million Covid jab milestone

27 April 2022

Local health teams working together on the Covid-19 vaccine programme have delivered their two millionth dose of the life-saving jab.


Pharmacists want law change to deal with acute HRT shortage

Pharmacists want law change to deal with acute HRT shortage

Pharmacists want law change to deal with acute HRT shortage

26 April 2022

Sajid Javid has been urged to change the law to allow pharmacists to alter prescriptions during medical shortages like the one affecting HRT products.


Could Covid lockdowns be behind hepatitis surge in children?

Could Covid lockdowns be behind hepatitis surge in children?

Could Covid lockdowns be behind hepatitis surge in children?

26 April 2022

Officials are investigating a rise in cases which has led to more than 100 children needing hospital care and liver transplants for 10 children.


More advice for parents as hepatitis cases in children spread

More advice for parents as hepatitis cases in children spread

More advice for parents as hepatitis cases in children spread

20 April 2022

Medics, investigating a mystery rise in hepatitis illness in children, issue more advice for parents as cases are detected in Europe and the US.


Tori’s mammoth challenge

Tori’s mammoth challenge

Tori’s mammoth challenge

18 April 2022

A Fenland family has once again pulled to together to raise funds and awareness of a disease which it knows all to well about.


Why not get outside and start to get fit at Spring?

Why not get outside and start to get fit at Spring?

Why not get outside and start to get fit at Spring?

16 April 2022

Here's the fortnightly Fenland District Council Get Active column, this time by physical activity co-ordinator Heidi Lemmon.


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