BEAST FROM THE EAST: NHS warns people to stay well and stock up as Siberian weather arrives

BEAST FROM THE EAST: NHS warns people to stay well and stock up as Siberian weather arrives

This article was taken from:¬†https://www.northumberlandgazette.co.uk/news/beast-from-the-east-nhs-warns-people-to-stay-well-and-stock-up-as-siberian-weather-arrives-1-9037453 By¬†Weather reporter The NHS is urging people across the North East and North Cumbria to take care of themselves and their neighbours as freezing weather blows in this week. Cold weather can be very harmful to health and around 25,000 more people die over the course of each winter compared…

NHS urged to act more quickly to stop elderly patients going blind

NHS urged to act more quickly to stop elderly patients going blind

This article was taken from:¬†http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/01/23/nhs-urged-act-quickly-stop-elderly-patients-going-blind/ By:¬†Laura Donnelly,¬†health editor¬† Thousands of elderly patients are being left at risk of blindness because the NHS is too slow to prescribe drugs which could save their sight, experts have warned. New guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) today say patients suffering from age-related macular…