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  • Stop Smoking (18/03/2019)

    Smoking is the biggest cause of preventable death and illness in the UK.

    Smoking increases your risk of developing more than 50 serious health conditions.

    When you smoke a cigarette you risk causing damage in various areas throughout your body, including your:

  • Purple Day (18/03/2019)

    Tuesday 26 March is Purple Day which is dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy worldwide.

    Epilepsy is a common condition that affects the brain and causes frequent seizures. Seizures can affect people in different ways, depending on which part of the brain is involved.

    P… Read more about Purple Day

  • Cervical Screening (18/03/2019)

    Cervical screening (smear test) is one of the best ways to protect yourself from cervical cancer.

    Cervical screening checks the health of your cervix. It's not a test for cancer, it's a test to help prevent cancer. This is because finding any abnormal changes early means they can be monit… Read more about Cervical Screening

  • Surrey Wheelchair Services Event (18/03/2019)

    Do you use wheelchair services in Surrey or know someone who does?

    Surrey’s NHS is designing a new wheelchair service for children, young people and adults and they want your views.

    They will be holding an event for people who use wheelchair services, their carers, family members,… Read more about Surrey Wheelchair Services Event

  • Alcohol Misuse (18/03/2019)

    It’s important to keep your alcohol consumption within the recommended limits.  Men and women are advised not to drink more than 14 units a week on a regular basis. To put this perspective a small glass of wine with a percentage of 12% accounts for 1.5 units of alcohol. For more informatio… Read more about Alcohol Misuse