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How to use the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening kit If you are aged 60 to 74, you will be sent an NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Kit every two years. It is a simple ‘at home’ test that looks for tiny amounts of blood in your poo, which can indicate bowel cancer. Every year more than … Continued
Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) The Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) integrates Community Pharmacists into primary care. This means for patients that same-day appointments with Community Pharmacists are available for a range of minor ailments or urgent supplies of regular medication. The service gives patients quicker access to Pharmacists and their expert knowledge and alleviates … Continued
Tiredness and Sleepiness It is not unusual to feel tired at times, especially if you have an active work and social life, or young children. Before you see a GP, it is worth thinking about some of the factors in your life that could be causing your tiredness. This might include: Working long hours … Continued
Answers the following Yes/No questions to find the best way to get the help you need. Start below. Is it an emergency? Do you definitely need to be seen today? Is it life-threatening? Chest pains, choking, unconsciousness, severe loss or blood or other serious injury? Can you self-care? Mild conditions like colds, hangovers and sore throats … Continued
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