Have you still not had your flu jab?
If you are 65 or over or you have an existing health problem, flu can be dangerous.
That's why you're eligible for a free flu jab.
Don't put it off. Get your flu jab straight away.
- Order turkey
- Buy presents
- Put up tree
- Repeat prescription
Don't run out of medicines this Christmas and New Year.
Hand in your repeat prescription request now!
My son's treatment was seamless thanks to direct access to his care record.
With your permission, 'My Care Record' will provide health and social care professionals caring for you with access to your GP records. www.mycarerecord.org.uk
Do you get out of breath doing things you used to be able to do?
Tell your doctor
It could be a sign of lung or heart disease or even cancer. Finding it early makes it more treatable, so don't ignore it, tell your doctor.
Search 'be clear on cancer'
Contact HertsHelp for FREE independent information, advice and support to help you cope this winter
Call 0300 123 4044 and quote 'HOME 1'
A home visit to give advice and practice support to help you stay well and active.
Advice in paying your bills and budgeting.
Draught proofing / emergency heaters
Fire safety and home security checks
Call 0300 123 4044 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Because independence is important
Live independently in your own home with emergency help on hand 24/7 if you need it.
Call 0300 999 2 999 or visit www.care-line.co.uk
Short of breath even when walking on the flat?
Ever discussed Pulmonary Rehab with your GP or Practice Nurse?
8 weekly sessions of body conditioning and education in your local leisure centre to help you manage your condition and improve your quality of life.
Top 3 most important ways to help yourself:
- stop smoking
- use your inhalers correctly and as prescribed
- ask about Pulmonary Rehab
Telephone 01462 478783 for more information or to refer yourself to the service.
It's not a 999 emergency, but you need medical help fast.
Call NHS 111 for FREE and speak to a trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals.
Got a problem?
If you are aged between 10 and 25 you can get FREE online emotional support and counselling at www.kooth.com.
Kooth.com is free, anonymous and confidential.
Minor Injuries Units (MIUs)
MIUs can treat cuts, sprains, minor fractures and other urgent but not life-threatening injuries.
St Albans MIU, AL3 5PN
9am to 8pm, 7 days a week (not Christmas Day)
- unable to cope with work
- fed up and tearfu
- in pain all the time
- unable to sleep
- worried all the time
The wellbeing team can hlp you work out how to feel better...
Call: 0300 777 0707
Or speak to your GP today to see if the NHS Wellbeing Team could help you.
Tailored Activity For People Affected By Cancer
Physical activity can positively affect your health befor, during and after cancer treatment.
If you've been affected by cancer Macmillan Move More Herts is here to help you become and stay active
Telephone: 01727 731540
Free early education for your two year old
Your child can:
- learn through play
- make new friends
- have fun
- study or go to work
- spend time with your other children
- have time for you!
To find out if you are eligible and to apply for a place visit: