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In photo from left to right: Carole Binns - Associate Director Integrated Commissioning Unit - Southampton City Council/Southampton City CCG Councillor Lorna Fielker - Cabinet Member for Adult Care Paul Juan - Service Director for Adults, Housing and Communities - Southampton City Council

Southampton health and care leaders pledge to support carers

This week Southampton City Council and the local NHS have pledge to work in partnership to continue to identify and support carers in Southampton.

This coincides with the national Carers Week, which is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. Find out more about the support available for carers here in Southampton.

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Collecting medicine from a pharmacy

Southampton May bank holiday pharmacy opening times 2019

Details of pharmacies open in Southampton on the two May bank holidays (Monday 6 May and Monday 27 May) are available on our website:  Southampton pharmacy opening times for the May bank holidays 2019

As well as dispensing medicine, pharmacists can also help with expert advice on minor illnesses and injuries, such as hayfever and sore throats, and many pharmacies can provide emergency contraception. Find out more

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Making Southampton a Dementia Friendly City

This week is Dementia Action Week (20 – 26 May) which encourages everyone to start a conversation about dementia.

Here in Southampton we are working to become a Dementia Friendly City and there's lots going on in our communities. The Southampton Dementia Action Alliance, led by the Alzheimer’s Society, is a group of originations and individuals who have committed to working together to help people live well with dementia in Southampton. You can keep up to date with The Southampton Dementia Action Alliance and find out how you can get involved on Facebook and Twitter. Read more.

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