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Know hepatitis – act now

It is World Hepatitis Day today, a time to raise awareness of the viral hepatitis infection that affects 400 million people worldwide – and which claims the lives of about 1.4 million people each year. Only 5% of people with chronic hepatitis know they have the infection, yet it is fully preventable and treatable.

Heatwave Advice

As temperatures soar, local NHS health advisers are urging people to make sure they take care and follow some simple tips to stay cool.

Hot weather can cause dehydration, heatstroke, heat exhaustion and make heart and breathing problems worse.

Sarcoma Awareness Week

What is Sarcoma?

Sarcomas are rare cancers that develop in the muscle, bone, nerves, cartilage, tendons, blood vessels and the fatty and fibrous tissues. They can affect almost any part of the body, on the inside or the outside.