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COVID-19 Vaccine Pass

You can use the NHS App as your Covid Vaccine Pass. To find out further information about the NHS App and to sign up, click here. The NHS App is separate to the NHS Covid-19 app, which is used for contact tracing. For further information on how to access the Covid Pass click here. Please be mindful that not all countries accept proof of vaccination. Please check  the current foreign travel guidelines in plenty of time before

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The first Red Extreme heat warning issued

For the first time, temperatures of 400C have been forecast in the UK and the Met Office has issued the first ever Red warning for exceptional heat. For further information click on the link below: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/about-us/press-office/news/weather-and-climate/2022/red-extreme-heat-warning

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Heat exhaustion vs. heat stroke – know the difference!

Heat exhaustion is not usually serious if you can cool down within 30 minutes. If it turns into heat stroke it needs to be treated as an emergency. Preventing heat exhaustion and heat stroke There’s a high risk of heat exhaustion or heat stroke during hot weather and exercise. To help prevent these: Drink plenty of cold drinks, especially when exercising Take cool baths or showers Wear light-coloured, loose clothing Sprinkle water over skin or

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Level 2/3 Heat Wave Alert

Current forecast Friday 8 July to Wednesday 20 July Top ways for staying safe in the heat: LOOK OUT FOR THOSE WHO MAY STRUGGLE to keep themselves cool and hydrated – older people, those with underlying conditions are particularly at risk. STAY COOL INDOORS by closing curtains on rooms that face the sun, and remember that it may be cooler outdoors than indoors. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS and avoid excess alcohol. NEVER LEAVE ANYONE IN

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GP Patient Survey

This GP Patient Survey was an independent survey run by Ipsos MORI on behalf of NHS England. The survey was sent out to over two million people in the UK in the first quarter of the year. The results show how patients feel about their GP practice. A snapshot of Granta’s results can be found here. The full survey can be found here. You can also contrast and compare other GP practices in the area.

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2021 Flu Clinics

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, having your flu vaccination is more important than ever. It is important because if you are at risk from coronavirus, you are also more at risk of problems from flu.  Additionally, if you get flu and coronavirus at the same time, research shows you are more likely to be seriously ill. This year the flu vaccine will be given to people who: Are 50 and over Have certain

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