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One You East Sussex offer FREE NHS Health Checks to businesses and workplaces across the county. What is an NHS Health Check and how is it valuable to Employers? An NHS Health Check is a check-up for adults in England aged 40-74. It's designed to spot early...

Congratulation to PAYDENS HAILSHAM for being the Pharmacy that performed the most NHS Health Checks in 2018 with 119 delivered! Congratulations to everyone involved in the NHS Health Check programme at Paydens Pharmacy Hailsham. A special mention to Maxine who has been instrumental in attaining bookings as...

Have you heard of the disease COPD? What this actually stands for is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.   This is the term for a group of conditions which include bronchitis and emphysema and are commonly characterised by the narrowing of the airways in the lungs (see picture...

Public Health England recently released a video illustrating the health harms of smoking cigarettes compared to vaping. The video was produced to show people that vaping can be considered as an option to break the habit of smoking cigarettes, despite the mixed messages shared by studies...

ONE YOU EAST SUSSEX RECENTLY LAUNCHED A WEBSITE AND LEARNING EXPERIENCE DEDICATED TO EMPOWERING HEALTH PROFESSIONALS. The platform has been developed to give health professionals practical tools to confidently support patients in changing their health habits. The content on the platform has been created by health professionals with decades...

It is important we eat a wide variety of fruit and vegetables to reach the recommended five a day. The NHS recommends that we aim for at least 5 portions a day to reduce the risk of certain cancers and cardiovascular disease. This can be tricky sometimes,...

For most people who are quitting smoking, cravings or urges to smoke can be powerful. However, you don’t need to be at the mercy of these cravings. When an urge to smoke strikes, remember that although it may be intense, it will likely pass within...

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