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Senior Practice Nurse, Maureen James from Gillan House Surgery in London is encouraging all at risk groups from African and Caribbean communities to speak to their GP, pharmacist or midwife before the end of November about the flu vaccine to protect Read more

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A recent survey reveals that only 16% of adults aged 50 and over in England say they check the colour of their urine every time they go to the toilet, with women being less likely to check every time (12% vs 20% of men). Read more

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A new survey reveals that women were more likely to know the three most common signs of a stroke compared to men, despite men being at a higher risk of having a stroke at a younger age than women. Read more

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Public Health England’s statistics show that over a third (38%) of first time strokes happen in middle aged adults (between the ages of 40 – 69). More first time strokes are now occurring at an earlier age compared to a decade ago and black people Read more

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Baroness Floella Benjamin and former Holby City star - Chizzy Akudolu are calling on black people of African and Caribbean origin to participate in a new survey by Public Health England (PHE) in conjunction with Black and Asian media, to understand Read more

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Public Health England (PHE) is encouraging parents and carers to help protect the three million eligible children from flu this winter. Read more

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Public Health England (PHE) has launched a national ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ awareness campaign which prompts people with symptoms of some of the leading causes of death in England to see their doctor. Read more

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Holby City star - Chizzy Akudolu and Olympic and Commonwealth Games legend - Kriss Akabusi MBE are calling on black people of African and Caribbean origin to know the common signs of stroke highlighted in the latest Public Health England national Act Read more

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Public Health England (PHE) is encouraging parents and carers to help protect their children from flu this winter, as the largest ever programme vaccinating children against the flu gets underway. This year, the vaccine is being offered to 2 - 4 year Read more

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• Had the flu vaccination whilst pregnant and believe others should do too. • Those with a long-term health condition* who experienced flu and regretted not having the vaccine. • Those with a long-term health condition who know what specific steps. Read more

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Public Health England has launched a new nationwide ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ campaign with the aim of raising awareness of the symptoms of lung cancer, other lung disease, and heart disease – all leading causes of death in England. Read more

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Can you help us understand more about the relationships and health needs of black African people living in England? Read more

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A 77-year old breast cancer survivor from London has urged women to always go to their doctor without delay if they notice anything unusual. Read more

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Baroness Floella Benjamin and Actress - Dona Croll are supporting Public Health England’s ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ breast cancer campaign aimed at women aged 70. Read more

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The recently launched ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ campaign highlighting the fact that ongoing heartburn may be a sign of cancer, is urging people to visit their doctor if they have heartburn most days for three weeks or more, as this can be a sign of oesoph Read more

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Public Health England has launched the annual ‘Act FAST’ campaign, which highlights the common symptoms of stroke and mini strokes and encourages people to call 999 if they notice the symptoms in others or experience them themselves. Read more

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A national ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ campaign has been launched - urging people to visit their doctor if they have heartburn most days for three weeks or more, as this can be a sign of oesophageal or stomach cancer. Read more

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Public Health England (PHE) has launched a series of roundtable discussions on dementia with faith leaders, in support of the Dementia Friends campaign. Read more

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Kye Gbangbola and Nicole Lawler - parents of the 7-year old boy who died in the February 2014 heavy floods have intensified their efforts to find out the truth about what killed their son - Zane. Read more

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Public Health England and a leading health charity - Alzheimer’s Society, have joined forces in a new campaign to tackle one of the biggest health issues facing England and a growing issue for ethnic minority communities. Alzheimer’s Society’s Read more

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