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How Social Prescribing helps people at risk of frailty 

How Social Prescribing helps people at risk of frailty One of the stated aims of Primary Care Networks, when the NHS introduced them in 2019, was a focus on preventative health care. By intervening before someone becomes unwell or their health problems increase, we can keep our population healthier for longer.   This proactive approach benefits … Continued

All about NHS Health Checks

All about NHS Health Checks NHS Health Checks are a free, regular check-up of your overall health. Think of it as an MOT for your body. They aim to keep you running smoothly and reduce the chances of problems developing further down the road. Health checks are for people who are generally healthy and well. … Continued

Get your Covid pass with the NHS App

Get your Covid pass with the NHS App Your NHS Covid pass proves that you have been fully vaccinated against covid-19. While covid passes are no longer mandatory for attending large events, some venues may still use them to reduce risk to staff and guests. If you are travelling overseas, you may also be asked … Continued

What is NHS Screening, and how does it work?

What is NHS Screening, and how does it work? The NHS’s screening programme is a way to determine if people have an increased chance of specific health problems. The earlier these signs are detected, the sooner the NHS can offer management and treatment   Who is screening for? It is important to note that screening … Continued

Frequently Asked Questions about Primary Care Networks

Frequently Asked Questions about Primary Care Networks Here are some straightforward answers to some of the most common questions about Primary Care Networks.    What does PCN stand for?  A PCN is a Primary Care Network.   Why do I need to know about PCNs?  There are two main reasons to tell patients about our … Continued