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Diabetes to be put in the spotlight at Hoddesdon awareness day

Patients and staff from local GP surgeries are helping to raise awareness of diabetes in Hoddesdon next Saturday (24 January 2015).

Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire hospitals under great pressure

Emergency health services across Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire are experiencing major pressures this week.  Accident and Emergency departments are being stretched by the number of patients arriving at their doors, as is the ambulance service.    

New Year Health Advice for Hertfordshire

If you, a family member or a friend feel under the weather during the New Year holiday period, before you head for your GP practice or even think about going to A&E, please:

Please don’t take norovirus into hospitals or care homes

If you have norovirus - also known as the winter vomiting bug - please don't visit relatives in hospital or care homes if you’ve been sick or had diarrhoea in the last 48 hours.  The bug spreads easily and can make patients very poorly.  

Make your Christmas a dementia-friendly family celebration

Christmas is a time when good friends and family enjoy spending time together.  A huge amount of effort and expense goes into making everyone feel welcome and comfortable.  

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