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8 December 2006
Young people will be the target of a city-wide campaign to reduce harm through hazardous drinking.
8 December 2006
Residents of Brighton and Hove who are 65 years or over, or who suffer from certain long term conditions are being asked to get their free flu jab before Christmas.
5 December 2006
A local pharmacy will host a pilot information centre that supports those living with long term health conditions such as asthma, diabetes and depression.
1 December 2006
A service that helps plan and deliver services for patients receiving chemotherapy has been given a major national award for excellence in cancer care.
30 November 2006
Brighton and Hove’s Low Vision Service has won the category Excellence in Acute Care in the NHS South East Coast Best of Health Awards 2006. They beat off entries from colleagues in Kent, Surrey and Sussex.
28 Novemeber 2006
The local NHS is encouraging anyone interested in mental health to comment on new ideas for day and vocational services.
23 November 2006
Young people are invited to a 'Condom Concert' at the Pressure Point nightclub, 33 Richmond Place, on the 24 November. The concert hopes to raise awareness about the importance of safe sex.
20 November 2006
Children and young people in Brighton and Hove living with long term conditions, such as asthma or diabetes, are being given the opportunity to take control of their symptoms.
17 November 2006
The NHS Smokefree campaign has teamed up with Justgiving to launch the UK’s first ever national sponsored quit attempt.
31 October 2006
A physical activity scheme for patients is being piloted across Brighton and Hove.
30 October 2006
A service that helps people with poor vision make the most of their sight, has won an NHS regional award for excellence.
30 October 2006
The NHS will be holding free stop smoking sessions at a local café across November and December.
24 October 2006
Brighton and Hove City PCT is calling on residents of the city to get their flu jab, now that the Ramadan period has ended and winter approaches.
17 October 2006
The NHS Appointments Commission has appointed six non-executive directors for Brighton and Hove City Primary Care Trust.
Results of the first annual health check show that Brighton and Hove PCT is performing well with room for improvement.
12 October 2006
A recent survey by Asda looking at national trends in ‘green’ shopping behaviour shows that Brighton and Hove top the rest of the country with its organic shopping habits.
2 October 2006
As the Department of Health today launches this year’s flu immunisation campaign, residents in Brighton and Hove who are most at risk are being urged to take up the free flu jab.
2 October 2006
Manish Suchak who runs the pharmacy in Coldean has long been respected by local people for the work he does...
21 September 2006
Is our food costing the earth? The Brighton and Hove Food Partnership is offering you the opportunity to discuss the future of your food with a panel of experts...
21 September 2006
Cancer services for patients in Sussex are improving, says a report released by the Sussex Cancer Network (SCN).
12 September 2006
A Hove GP practice has asked Brighton and Hove City Primary Care Trust to reduce the size of their practice area.
25 August 2006
A chief executive designate, Darren Grayson, has been appointed to Brighton and Hove Teaching Primary Care Trust. He will take up his post on 1 October.
14 August 2006
A new sight saving service for Brighton and Hove has opened at 175 Preston Road Surgery.
1 August 2006
The Old Steine Surgery has moved round the corner into purpose built accomodation on the ground floor of The Glass Pavilion, the new residential development facing onto the Pavilion.
11 July 2006
A new centre has opened in Brighton bringing together for the first time clinical diagnosis and social care support, as well as training and advice to help people with low vision maintain their independence.
3 July 2006
Many of us enjoy sunny weather but several hot days in a row can cause problems. During the current warm weather we are advising people to keep out of the heat if they can, take cool showers or baths, and drink water regularly. The heat can affect anyone, but babies and young children, older people and people on certain medication are more at risk.
26 June 2006
July is festival fun time for older people in Brighton & Hove. Full details of ‘Celebrating Age’, the cultural festival, exhibitions and conference that will be taking the city by storm from 9-30 July are now available in the festival programme, which is being distributed across the city.
2 June 2006
The coverage of refugees and asylum-seekers by the media in Britain is the focus of a programme of events in Brighton & Hove to mark national Refugee Week from 18-25 June.
12 April 2006
A new website launched recently in Brighton & Hove, Sussed about Drugs is helping parents to learn more about the risks of drink and drugs..
6 April 2006
There have been confirmed cases of measles in Surrey and West Sussex.
3 April 2006
Practices across Brighton and Hove have given a 'thumbs up' to the new NHS dental contract last week.
8 March 2006
On national no smoking day – 8th March 2006 – young people all over Brighton and Hove will be challenged to ‘give it a break’.
2 March 2006
Local organisations in Brighton and Hove today launch a major drive to help raise awareness and reduce the harms caused by drink and drugs amongst young people.
1 March 2006
Three non-executive directors will serve a further term on the board of Brighton and Hove City Teaching Primary Care Trust.
22 Febraury 2006
Two local radio stations are taking part in a unique nationwide radio campaign to help people quit smoking with the support of their local NHS Stop Smoking Service.
9 February 2006
Brighton and Hove City Teaching Primary Care Trust (PCT) will be marking National Contraceptive Awareness Week (NCAW) and Valentine’s Day this year, by sending out 5,000 valentine’s cards to young people across Brighton and Hove, via youth clubs and sexual health services.
20 January 2006
Jean Spray has been re-appointed to serve as Chair of the Brighton and Hove City Primary Care Trust for a further year by the NHS Appointments Commission.
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