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.

Leighton Buzzard Railway’s Mencap Special

  |  Published: Jul 25th 2017
A special train for the Mencap Leighton Buzzard was laid on by the Leighton Buzzard Railway on Wednesday evening 18th July and crewed in part by volunteers who work for both charities.

Do you really know what your parents want in their old age?

Trudi Scrivener  |  Published: Jul 22nd 2017
Along with doing our tax return and defrosting the freezer, planning for our parents’ old age is one of those ‘urgggh, noooo’ jobs we tend to put off until the last possible minute

Lindengate wins major Award

Charlie Powell, Lindengate  |  Published: Jul 13th 2017
Lindengate is this year’s winner of the Bucks Business Award for the “Most Enterprising Charity”

Speak out about female genital mutilation

  |  Published: Jul 12th 2017
Buckinghamshire Health and Wellbeing Board, Safer and Stronger Bucks Partnership Board and the children and adult Safeguarding Boards alongside Thames Valley Police are raising awareness about female genital mutilation ahead of the summer holidays.

Dedicated to Supporting Carers

  |  Published: Jul 7th 2017
If you are looking after someone (a family member or friend) who can’t manage without you because they are ill, elderly/frail or have a disability, then you are a carer and Carers Bucks can help you.

Asthma – Do you know your triggers?

  |  Published: Jul 7th 2017
Doctors and paediatric specialists who look after children in Buckinghamshire have created a new animation especially for children with asthma, to help them understand the triggers that can prompt symptoms or an attack.
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