The NHS and social care in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent have launched its 'What's Your Emergency?' winter campaign today, Friday 1 December 2017. For the next six weeks you'll hear from a variety of frontline staff from across the NHS. They'll be giving a combination of advice about different illness and conditions, how you can be prepared for winter, what you can do for others and the services that are on offer.
Specialists with a wide range of skills are helping transform patient care in some Staffordshire GP practices.
Clinical Prescribing Pharmacists are now starting to be introduced into practices and are helping ensure patients have the right medicines to treat their conditions.
Most people are familiar with Community Pharmacists who dispense prescriptions and sell a wide range of over-the-counter remedies for minor conditions.
As the cold weather is setting in across Staffordshire, NHS Leaders are advising local people on how to stay safe and healthy.
With temperatures falling slips and falls become more likely especially during wet, cold and icy conditions.
Here are some helpful tips to stay safe this winter:
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