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October is National Cholesterol Month – a whole month dedicated to raising awareness and offering advice about the health dangers associated with high cholesterol.
The Shrewsbury Half Marathon takes place on Sunday, October 10th and we are delighted to be part of the event as one of the sponsors.
At Summerfield Healthcare we believe you shouldn’t have to wait for the treatment you need – which is why we have expanded our minor surgery offerings.
Do you know what your blood pressure reading should be? If not, it would be a good idea to find out because an estimated six million people in the UK have high blood pressure and don’t know it!
A current shortage of blood test tubes is having a serious impact on the ability of the NHS to provide blood testing across the country. It’s a worrying situation, but it’s important for us to reassure people that they can still obtain a blood test with Summerfield Healthcare as we are fully stocked up on blood test vials.
Having seborrheic keratosis on your face or body is increasingly common and, whilst it isn’t necessarily something to be concerned about, it’s look-alike cousin, Melanoma, could be skin cancer.
July was a very hot month to take on the challenge of running 26.2 miles to raise money for charity.
But the Summer temperatures – which reached 34 on July 18th (the hottest day of the year) did not stop Summerfield Healthcare CQC manager Paul from completing his marathon challenge for Prostate Cancer UK.
One of the major concerns about the present pandemic is Long COVID – a condition which involves long-term symptoms that can last for weeks or months after initially contracting the disease.
July is a very important month for the world’s leading charity fighting to eradicate Group B Strep (GBS) infection in babies. Group B Strep Support (GBSS) is an amazing organisation and one we at Summerfield Healthcare support with annual donations.
Numbers of people with diabetes in the UK are on the rise – with a projected 5.3 million expected to be living with the condition within the next four years.
As we enter June we’re prompted to discuss a topic that has been long neglected by so many – men’s health!