We’ve all heard the recent stories of waiting for hours to be seen in Accident and Emergency departments, and yet a significant number of those people who present themselves for care and attention could probably be better served by a different part of the health service.
Can you help locate John Cook, who went missing on 6 February?
More than 12,000 GP appointments are wasted every month across mid and south Essex due to people failing to show up to their surgeries after booking out time with a GP.
Knowing the signs of a stroke could save a life, so a new campaign is launching to remind people to “Act F.A.S.T and call 999 at any sign of a stroke.
A new pilot scheme aimed at improving early diagnosis of cancer launches across mid Essex this week in the lead up to World Cancer Day on Saturday (4th Feb).
The ‘vague symptoms’ trial begins this week in seven GP practices across mid Essex.