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HRT and the Menopause

This information sheet has been designed to answer some of the questions you might have about the menopause and its treatments.  We recommend reading it before seeing your GP to help you get the most out of your appointment.

Do You Have Type 2 Diabetes?

The X-PERT Diabetes Programme will provide all the information you need to manage your diabetes.  The course is free and you will also receive a free handbook. It is based on the latest scientific evidence and can help you to improve your health and quality of life.  You may even be able to reverse your diabetes altogether!

6 weekly sessions each lasting 2 1/2 hours

For further information please contact:

Carolyn Ford, Diabetes, Wellbeing & Support Secretary

01225 711445

Act F.A.S.T. Stroke Campaign

The Act F.A.S.T. campaign raises awareness for the signs of stroke and reinforces the importance of acting F.A.S.T. and calling 999 if you  notice any single one of the signs in yourself or others. The F.A.S.T. acronym is a simple test to help people identify the most common signs of a stroke  and emphasises the importance of acting quickly by calling 999.

Face - has their face fallen on one side? Can they smile?

Arms - can they raise both arms and keep them there?

Speech - is their speech slurred?

Time to call 999                                           


Share Your Views on Local Health Services

Some patients registered with us will soon receive a questionnaire from NHS England about experiences of local health services.  The survey covers issues that concern patients, such as access to care and satisfaction with treatment.  If you receive a questionnaire please complete it and return as soon as possible.  It is really important to share your views - your response will help to improve the services offered to patients. Click the link below for more information.

Not sure whether your child is well enough for school? Click here for detailed guidance on when to send your child or keep them home.

Did you know that you are in control of who has access to your health record? For information, guidance and to tell us your decision regarding access please click here.

For advice on making the right decision about where to go for healthcare in Wiltshire please click here.

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