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Free blood pressure checks at Pharmacies

Free blood pressure checks at Pharmacies If you are over 40, you can get a free blood pressure check at a local pharmacy. No appointment is needed. You can find pharmacies offering free blood pressure checks on the NHS website. Why is it important? High blood pressure is the biggest cause of cardiovascular disease, which … Continued

Prescribing Warmth

Prescribing Warmth Newcastle City Council’s Warm Home Prescription Scheme will run from 1st December 2023 until 1st March 2024. The aim is to provide people with a grant for their heating costs, making it easier to keep their homes at a healthy temperature. To be eligible for a Warm Home Prescription, you must: Be a … Continued

BMI calculator

Use this calculator to check your body mass index (BMI) and find out if you are a healthy weight. Or, use it to check your child’s BMI centile.

Medicines A-Z

Medicines A to Z   Visit the Medicines A to Z page on the NHS website to find out about hundreds of types of medication.