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Prescrips
Health Matters - Check Before you Tick

Dr Graham Duce, clinical lead for medicines management at NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and GP at Park Green Surgery, Macclesfield

NHS England and NHS Business Services Authority have launched a new campaign called Check Before You Tick. It aims to help patients better understand who is eligible for free prescriptions and, if eligible, how to claim correctly to avoid unnecessary penalty charges.

26 September 2018
Extended
Health Matters - Improved Access

Dr Paddy Kearns, GP Partner at Manchester Road Surgery in Knutsford

It is not always easy to arrange an appointment at your local GP surgery. This is because a growing and aging population over the last five years has coincided with a decline in the number of GPs.

21 September 2018
Flu 2018 2
Health Matters - Get your free flu jab

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

If you have ever had flu, you’ll know how bad it is. It’s more than a bad cold or a chesty cough. Flu can confine healthy people to bed for days, cause misery for millions and can even kill those most at risk of falling seriously ill if they catch it.

 

13 September 2018
organ donation week 2018
Local health leaders urge people to discuss their wishes during Organ Donation Week

We're urging people in Eastern Cheshire to discuss their wishes during Organ Donation Week 2018.

05 September 2018