In aid of National Cholesterol Month 2017, Public Health Dorset (PHD) are calling for action for local residents from the age of 20 to get their cholesterol levels checked every five years. This response comes after the latest figures from Heart UK, show that that over half of adults in England now have raised cholesterol. […]
A woman from Poole has raised over £1,900 in six months by training for a half marathon. Emma Richman and her team from the ‘Oakdale runners’, will run for 13 miles along the east Dorset coast this Sunday to raise funds for Target Ovarian Cancer. 15,000 people are set to take part in the Bournemouth Marathon Festival […]
More than 600 people have signed up for the Big Commuter Challenge. Organised by Bournemouth Council, the scheme challenges people to use other modes of transport such as bikes, buses or switch to car sharing. Our Buzz reporter Josh Wilde, asked the public whether they would be willing to share a car with a stranger.
Thousands of woman across Dorset are avoiding screening tests for cervical cancer due to being “too embarrassed”.
The health minister is to write to the NHS to end the postcode lottery for IVF treatment after concerns were raised in the house of Commons. Nicola Blackwood stepped in following a debate in the house of commons on IVF availability across the country. Cuts to local Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) mean that couples in some areas […]
The House of Commons is meeting today (Thursday, January 19) to debate the decommissioning of in vitro fertilisation and other NHS fertility services. This could mean that women who rely on the NHS funding to undergo IVF treatment to conceive might have to pay if they are to have a second chance at starting a […]
Hundreds are expected to protest against the plans to make Royal Bournemouth Hospital the county’s major emergency centre.