News - HealthVoice archive from July 2018
Helping parents to deal with minor illness

We're urging parents to download an award-winning app that will help them take the best possible care of their little ones when they fall ill.

18 July 2018
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Think pharmacy before passports!

With the summer holidays beckoning, a leading GP has offered a series of top tips to help holidaymakers stay well abroad and ensure their time in the sun is stress free.

18 July 2018
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Health Matters - Top tips for a safe summer

Dr Lesley Bayliss, clinical lead for children, NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group

Having an ill child or dealing with a minor injury can be daunting but parents are often best placed to help their child get better quickly. Understanding more about common childhood injuries or illnesses, and basic first aid skills, can help you decide what to do.

18 July 2018
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Health Matters - Passports and paracetamol

Dr Julia Huddart, clinical lead for urgent and emergency care, NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group

We all look forward to going on holiday! Planning the trip, buying a summer wardrobe, checking we’ve packed everything we need.  But with so many things to remember, essential items can get left behind. One small trip to the pharmacy before take-off could save you a lot of hassle and stress abroad.

18 July 2018
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Stay savvy in the summer sun

Summer has brought soaring temperatures and wall-to-wall sunshine, prompting health experts to urge people to take care while enjoying the best weather in years.

17 July 2018
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Health Matters - 70 years of the NHS

Dr Paul Bowen, clinical chair of NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group, and GP with McIlvride Medical Practice, Poynton

Last week I was lucky and honoured to attend a special service at Westminster Abbey to celebrate the 70th birthday of the NHS along with 2,000 other NHS staff and patients. 

11 July 2018
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Get active for NHS 70!

A Macclesfield-based GP and practice manager have urged people to give the NHS a great 70th birthday present by eating healthily and taking plenty of exercise.

11 July 2018
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National spotlight for NHS in Eastern Cheshire

We've been showcased in a prestigious national publication.

09 July 2018
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Self-care is just what the doctor ordered!

As the NHS celebrates its 70th birthday, an Eastern Cheshire GP has urged people to take more responsibility for their care and rely less on medical professionals in order to sustain the NHS that we know and rely on.

09 July 2018
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Health Matters - Hay fever's not to be sniffed at

Dr Julia Huddart, clinical lead for urgent and emergency care, NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG

Much like housemaid’s knee and tennis elbow, hay fever is an ailment that’s often a source of mild amusement – to those who don’t suffer from it. However, people afflicted by it will know that it’s nothing to be sniffed it.

That’s why I thought I’d use this week’s column to offer some top tips on managing the symptoms.

04 July 2018