Parents asked to think pharmacy first for children's minor illnesses

Millions of parents could get more convenient and timely expert advice if their child has a minor illness by opting to go to their local pharmacist first instead of the GP. 

Research for the NHS shows just 10% of mums and dads in the East of England with children under the age of five would consider seeking help about a minor health concern from a high street pharmacist in the first instance.

Lay Member opportunities with Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group

As the NHS prepares to celebrate its 70th year – an exciting time to be part of it – we’re looking for local, enthusiastic people to help shape and drive the future of healthcare in mid Essex.

NHS Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has vacancies for three Board Lay Members who will help provide additional rigour, challenge and assurance to our decision-making process.