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Page 6 of 8: Stay up to date with the latest news from Blaby Staying Healthy Partnership. If you have some news you would like us to feature please get in touch.

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Blaby is 'Keeping Well This Winter' for a second year

Posted: Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:54

In 2012 the number of excess winter deaths in the district was significantly higher than the England average. In response to this, the Blaby District Staying Healthy Forum delivered an awareness campaign... Read More »

Tags: Blaby, Cold Weather, Flu, Older People, Staying Healthy, Winter Deaths

Staying Healthy Grants

Staying Healthy Grants

Posted: Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:40

The date for applications for the latest round of 'Staying Healthy Grants' is fast approaching. To apply for a grant of up to £1000 for your project/organisation, please go to the 'Health Resources'... Read More »

Tags: #Funding, #Staying Healthy

New interactive guide for parents launched across the county

New interactive guide for parents launched across the county

Posted: Tue, 05 Aug 2014 09:44

CCGs' interactive guide supports new parents

An interactive online guide for parents and carers of children aged from birth to five years has been produced by NHS West Leicestershire, NHS East Leicestershire... Read More »

Tags: CCG, NHS, news, young families

How do I cut down on sugar?

How do I cut down on sugar?

Posted: Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:41

Report - Fergus Walsh Medical correspondant BBC News

Let me confess. I love sugar.

I don't have it in tea or coffee, but I'm partial to biscuits, cakes, sweets and fruit juice, which are packed with the... Read More »

Tags: News, Sugar

A sense of purpose 'adds years to life'

A sense of purpose 'adds years to life'

Posted: Wed, 14 May 2014 15:09

A clear direction in life has health benefits, say researchers

Having a sense of purpose may add years to your life, regardless of what the purpose is, research suggests.

Not only does it contribute to healthy... Read More »

Tags: News, Older People, Physical Activity

Health atlas allows online search of risk by area

Health atlas allows online search of risk by area

Posted: Fri, 25 Apr 2014 14:31

A new online map of England and Wales allows people to enter their postcode and find their community's risk of developing 14 conditions, such as heart disease and lung cancer.

The map presents population-wide... Read More »

Tags: Health, News

Stool test 'accurate for diagnosing bowel diseases'

Stool test 'accurate for diagnosing bowel diseases'

Posted: Fri, 28 Mar 2014 10:05

UK scientists say they have found a way of diagnosing different types of bowel disease by testing the smells given off by patients' stools.

The test analyses the chemical compounds emitted and recognises... Read More »

Tags: Bowel, Disease, News

Smoking ban in cars carrying children 'by 2015'

Smoking ban in cars carrying children 'by 2015'

Posted: Tue, 11 Feb 2014 12:34

A ban on smoking in cars carrying children in England will come into force before the next general election, which is due in 2015, No 10 has said.

Ministers plan to act on last night's vote "sooner rather... Read More »

Tags: Cars, News, Smoking

Asthma: Altering diet may ease symptoms

Asthma: Altering diet may ease symptoms

Posted: Wed, 08 Jan 2014 12:40

Fruit and vegetables and whole-grains might be an unlikely treatment for asthma according to animal studies.

Tests on mice, published in the journal Nature Medicine, showed that a high-fibre diet could... Read More »

Tags: Asthma, Diet, News

Keeping Well This Winter

Keeping Well This Winter

Posted: Wed, 30 Oct 2013 11:03

Keeping Well This Winter is a local health campaign to make people more aware of the effects of cold weather and provide advice on staying healthy has been launched in Blaby district.

The Blaby District... Read More »

Tags: Blaby, News, Older People

Latest News

Social Prescribing

Posted: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 16:45

Bouskell Park - New signage

Posted: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 16:26

Blaby Dementia Support Group

Posted: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 16:15