Flu vaccination

As the winter approaches so does the cough, cold and flu season and every year the NHS begins a vaccination programme to fight flu. The flu season is really unpredictable but the best way to try and prevent it is by getting vaccinated if you are invited to do so…

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Organ donation

This week the Government announced proposed changes to the organ donation system in England in order to tackle a shortage of donors. The changes, which will be considered in Parliament in the autumn, mean everyone will be considered as an organ donor unless they ‘opt out’ or they are in…

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Forty years of IVF

This week the first IVF baby Louise Brown turned 40.  Since her birth, millions of IVF babies have been born around the world. In fact, in 2014, there were nearly 19,000 IVF babies born here in the UK. In Vitro Fertilisation is the medical procedure whereby an egg is fertilised…

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