Health advice this Easter – Cumbria Crack

The public are being urged to plan ahead and order any repeat prescriptions early, stock up their medicine cabinet and be aware of local pharmacy opening times this bank holiday weekend. Health services across Cumbria will be affected by the upcoming Easter bank holidays which fall on Friday 14th April and Monday 17th April; some …

Who is the nurse taking over Newcastle Monument Metro station? Meet Gemma Douglas – ChronicleLive

From reuniting people with long-lost relatives to organising last minute weddings, this is the inspirational nurse who helps her dying patients’ dreams come true. For the next eight weeks, passengers at Monument Metro station will notice that major advertising boards have been replaced with pictures of local Marie Curie nurse Gemma Douglas and a call …

Obesity epidemic is costing the NHS more than £1bn a year – Daily Mail

The obesity epidemic is costing the NHS more than £1bn a year due to an ‘explosion’ in conditions caused by sedentary lifestyles and bulging waistlines. Spending on treatment for obesity-related diseases such as diabetes, combined with weight loss drugs and indigestion remedies, has now soared to £1.027bn. This represents a 65 per cent rise in …

Dulcolax tablets (bisacodyl) – Netdoctor

What are Dulcolax tablets used for? Treating constipation. Emptying the bowel before procedures such as surgery or colonoscopy (when prescribed by a doctor). How do Dulcolax tablets work? Dulcolax gastro-resistant tablets contain the active ingredient bisacodyl, which is a type of medicine called a stimulant laxative. Bisacodyl works by stimulating the nerve endings in the …