Watch the video above on how your local pharmacist can keep you well. You can also watch the video on You Tube see here
Help Us, Help You – Before It Gets Worse.
In winter, pressures on A&E departments increase substantially, particularly admissions for winter respiratory illnesses, putting an additional, but in some cases avoidable, burden on the NHS.
We want you to take better care of your health as the colder months approach, by promoting self-care and having a winter plan (see below) so you help us to help you before your condition gets worse.
Age UK Oxfordshire has published a useful booklet full of tips and advice on being prepared for winter. You can download it or request a printed version from Age UK Oxfordshire by phone 01235 849434 or email email@example.com
Have you got a winter plan?
The NHS and partners are encouraging people to have a personal winter plan so they are well prepared when the weather takes a turn for the worse and the season for flu, coughs and colds really kicks. A plan might include:
Public Health England has also published the ‘Keep Warm Keep Well’ leaflet which provides advice on staying well in cold weather and covers issues such as financial help, healthy lifestyle, flu jabs and heating - https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/keep-warm-keep-well-leaflet-gives-advice-on-staying-healthy-in-cold-weather