Health and Care

Therapy For You… “Take the first step to feeling better”

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If you are suffering from anxiety, depression ,bereavement or loss, sleep difficulties, anger issues, obsessive compulsive disorder or phobias, there’s an initiative that might help – Therapy For You. Have a look at their website here. Therapy For You is part of the Department of Health’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) initiative…. ….. We offer access to a range…
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Cllr Steptoe’s Decisions On Council Car Parks

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Mike Steptoe is the affable Tory councillor for Barling and Sutton, and is the cabinet member for “Enterprise”. Which means he’s the person who makes decisions about whether to have free car parking in council car parks at Xmas, and whether to charge the NHS for using car parking spaces for breast screening or other health checks. He’s just made…
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New Application Just In – 91 Dwellings And A Replacement Care Home Off London Road

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On the latest list, so plenty of time before this gets to committee: 15/00593/FUL Parish Rayleigh Town Council Ward Sweyne Park Proposal: Demolition Of Existing Care Home And All Other Buildings, Erection Of 91 Dwellings Comprising 34no. Three Bed Houses, 24no. Four Bed Houses, 8no. Five Bed Houses, 7no. One Bed Flats, and 18no.Two Bed Flats, Construction Of Replacement Part…
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“The 5 reasons Addenbrookes really ‘failed’ – and what it means for the whole NHS “

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A informed resident highlighted for us this article on the OURNHS website – here’s an extract: So where did it all go wrong? Not just for Addenbrookes – damned by the CQC for understaffing – but for the three quarters of Trusts this week exposed as facing similar problems? The Tory led Coalition government inherited an NHS in 2010 that…
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