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Wokingham NHS urges outdoor workers to “Cover Up, Mate” to reduce risk of skin cancer

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Health experts are urging men in Wokingham who spend a lot of time outdoors to protect themselves against the sun, to reduce the risk of skin cancer. Skin cancer rates are higher than average and rising, and the NHS “Cover Up, Mate” campaign is targeting male agricultural and construction workers,...
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Fight to prevent and manage diabetes gets funding boost

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Health partners in Berkshire West are pulling no punches in the fight to prevent diabetes and help those diagnosed with the condition live lives free of related complications for as long as possible. Already fully engaged in wave one of the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme which was set up in...
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Patients encouraged to Get Involved Supporting GP Practices

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The local NHS in Wokingham is backing Patient Participation Group (PPG) Awareness Week 19 -24 June, showing the importance of patients in supporting GP practices to continuously improve services they provide. PPGs ensure the patient view is at the heart of local provision so that services are of high quality...
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Heat-health watch alert: level 3 – heatwave action

Heat-health watch alert: level 3 – heatwave action
19 June 2017 The Met Office has issued a Level 3 Heatwave Alert for the period 0900 on Monday to 0900 on Thursday in parts of England: temperatures are expected to be at or over 31oC day/16oC at night for the next few days. Keeping cool in hot weather is very...
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