Latest News — articles for April 2019

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The Southampton services here to help you this Easter weekend

There are a range of services available in Southampton to help you and your family stay well over the Easter weekend. Including local pharmacists who can provide expert advice on minor illnesses and injuries (we have Easter pharmacy opening times on our website), out of hours GP appointments, mental health support through the NHS 111 service and the Minor Injuries Unit at the Royal South Hants Hospital.

For more information you can download our Southampton health services leaflet or view the local services section of our website.

If you need medical help or advice over Easter and aren't sure where to go, phone 111 and the team can find the right Southampton service for you.  

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Easter pharmacy opening times 2019

Details of pharmacies open in Southampton over the Easter weekend are available on our website: Southampton Easter pharmacy opening times 2019.pdf.

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 about the services and support available over the Easter weekend

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Diabetes Prevention Week 1 - 7 April 2019

Every two minutes someone finds out that they have type 2 diabetes and in the UK around 90% of all adults with diabetes have type 2. Here in Southampton there are 13,233 people with diabetes.

But there are things you can do to prevent type 2 diabetes. Read more about how you can find out your risk of developing type 2 diabetes and how Healthier You, NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme, can help.

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