Health and Social Care

This category contains articles about health, the health service and healthy living as well as social and other care and care services.

Royal Visitor recognises Long-Serving Home Carers

  |  Published: Jul 8th 2015
There was great excitement in Beaconsfield on 1 July, when His Royal Highness (HRH) The Duke of Gloucester attended a Summer Garden Party, hosted by Buckinghamshire-based home care agency Universal Care.

Lone parents can benefit from free courses

  |  Published: Jul 7th 2015
Lone parents can learn a range of skills, including food hygiene, first aid and interview techniques, on free courses set up in High Wycombe and Chesham over the coming months.

£250,000 Milestone Reached!

  |  Published: Jul 3rd 2015
Saunderton-based charity Kids in Sport this week announced they have passed the £250,000 milestone!

100 years of dedicated service

  |  Published: Jun 27th 2015
4 volunteers from Calibre Audio Library who between them have given a combined 100 years of service, have been honoured with a special “Thank-you” by the former Children’s Laureate and previous winner of the prestigious Carnegie Medal, Anne Fine OBE.

Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

  |  Published: Jun 25th 2015
PIP is a benefit for people with a long-term health condition or disability. It is gradually replacing Disability Living Allowance (DLA), except for children under 16.

CMV - what is it?

Sharon & Tim Robinson  |  Published: Jun 25th 2015
Pregnant? Thinking about getting pregnant? Got young children? Read here about CMV!

Local charity hits national press!

  |  Published: Jun 25th 2015
Lindengate, the Wendover-based charity that helps those with mental health needs through therapeutic horticulture, featured in the Mail on Sunday’s ‘You’ Magazine on 21st June 2015.
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