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Health secretary urges people to talk to each other about organ donation

The government wants people to have their say on a new 'opt-out' system for organ donation in England to help save more lives.

Where to go in east and north Hertfordshire for medical help over the festive season

Opening times for pharmacies in east and north Hertfordshire on New Year's Day are available here and don’t forget, the telephone service NHS 111 is there for you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year if you urgently need health advice.

NHS England consults on freeing up 136 million to boost frontline NHS care by curbing prescription costs

NHS England has launched a public consultation on proposals to rein in prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ products freeing-up up to £136 million to expand other treatments for major conditions such as cancer.

Protect against STIs

Diagnoses of Sexually Transmitted Infections remain high across England, particularly among young people and in 2016, the majority of new STI diagnosis were in young adults aged 15-24.

Public reminded to check they’re up-to-date with MMR vaccine before Christmas celebrations and travel

Public Health England (PHE) is renewing the call for people to check they are up-to-date with two doses of MMR vaccine. 

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