• vl Blood pressure being taken

    20 minutes could save your life

    April 11, 2017

    A 20-minute NHS health check could save your life. That’s the message from Buckinghamshire County Council to residents over 40 to encourage them to visit their doctor for a free health ‘MOT’. Public Health Director Jane O’Grady said the risk of heart disease, diabetes, kidney disease and stroke increases over the age of 40, and […]

  • Idea concept with row of light bulbs and glowing bulb

    Innovation centre funds boost

    February 23, 2017

    A new innovation centre in Buckinghamshire is on track to open later this year following a successful bid for funds. Buckinghamshire Thames Valley Local Enterprise Partnership has agreed to provide £1.3m in capital funds to the Buckinghamshire Life Sciences Innovation Centre. The innovation centre will have bases at Stoke Mandeville Hospital and Bucks New University […]

  • vl NHS England

    Cervical cancer – get checked

    January 20, 2017

    Every day nine women in the UK are diagnosed with cervical cancer and three women will lose their lives to the disease. Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women under 35 but is largely preventable, thanks to cervical screening and the HPV vaccination programme. However, statistics show that the number of women aged […]