Doctors across East Staffordshire are calling on members of the public to think twice before asking their GP for antibiotics following the start of World Antibiotics Awareness Week.
East Staffordshire CCG is reminding local people to take the necessary precautions ahead of Bonfire Night. While fireworks and sparklers can provide hours of entertainment they can also be dangerous.
Each year more than 1000 people suffer from nasty injuries caused by fireworks and sparklers because they have not been careful. A few simple steps beforehand can help residents stay safe during 5 November celebrations.
Health care leaders across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent’s clinical commissioning groups have announced the appointment of Marcus Warnes as their single joint Accountable Officer.
Local health chiefs at East Staffordshire CCG are keen for children aged 2-3 to get their free flu vaccination without delay. Young children are at increased risk from the effects of flu, along with people aged 65 and over, pregnant women, carers and those with long term health conditions. It’s free for these groups of people because they need it.
The CCG Quarterly Update for October is now available here .
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