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Staffordshire student Tilly settling into ...

Staffordshire student Tilly Griffiths is settling into academic life over 5,000 miles from home. Tilly, 18, is one of only a handful of UK students selected to study at the prestigious Stanford University near San Francisco.

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Postcards spell out why antibiotics ...

Some patients will soon be coming away from appointments with their GP with something they weren’t expecting. A campaign is being launched aimed at letting patients know about the benefits and the limitations of antibiotics.

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“Don’t get flu, get ...

GPs from around Staffordshire are urging patients in vulnerable groups to get flu-fit as winter approaches. Flu is unpleasant whoever you are. But for people in certain groups it is especially important to get immunised against flu as t...

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Spotlight shines on care home ...

A new ‘Spotlight’ has been shone on the way the NHS monitors quality and safety for patients in NHS-funded care home beds in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire. A two-page Spotlight document published on the Stoke-on...

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Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent set to ...

A Staffordshire town is to become one of only five areas of the country to test the official NHS app for patients that will be at the forefront of the digital healthcare revolution. The announcement was made ...

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Wasted medicines do no-one a ...

A campaign aimed at cutting the huge waste of valuable NHS medicines across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent is about to be launched. It has been estimated that around £6million of prescription medicines go unused across the area each year.

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