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The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription from this month

The NHS has banned free prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ medicines such as constipation and athletes foot starting this month

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Buckingham Hospital

Healthcare Trust won’t talk about the future of beds in Buckingham

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust (BHT) were unable to confirm that hospital beds would remain open at Buckingham Community Hospital when questioned by the Advertiser.

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Worrying rise in children referred for mental health treatment in the Thames Valley

The number of pupils referred by their schools for mental health treatment across the Thames Valley has risen by more than 1,500 in three years, figures reveal.

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Across the County, Prevention Matters, a programme within Buckinghamshire County Council which supports vulnerable adults 18+, is organising a number of activities for Dementia Action Week from 21 - 27 May.

Coffee Companions Supports Dementia Action Week!

Across the County, Prevention Matters, a programme within Buckinghamshire County Council which supports vulnerable adults 18+, is organising a number of activities for Dementia Action Week from 21 - 27 May.
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University of Buckingham

University of Buckingham holding events for Mental Health Awareness Week

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, which runs from May 14 to 20, the University of Buckingham is holding various information events at the Radcliffe Centre.

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The 35 medicines that will NOT be available on NHS prescription by end of this month

The NHS will be banning free prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ medicines such as constipation and athletes foot by the end of this month.

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The University of Buckinghams vice chancellor was branded misguided by a leading drugs policy foundation after he outlined his views on campus drug use this week.

Bid to make University of Buckingham drug-free called ‘misguided’ by think tank - and Sir Anthony now thinks so too

The University of Buckingham’s vice chancellor was branded ‘misguided’ by a leading drugs policy foundation after he outlined his views on campus drug use this week.
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10k charity walk 10k for mesothelioma, held in Buckingham - pictured are Diane Morrison and daughter Tiffany Pearce with family members

PICTURE SPECIAL: Fundraising walk in Buckingham to help mesothelioma sufferer

Support and fundraising was the order of the day at a walk in aid of the charity Mesothelioma UK in Buckingham on April 22.

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REVEALED IN PICTURES: Animal group slams Aylesbury Vale farm supplying Nando’s, Lidl and Asda after chickens seen living next to corpses in cramped and squalid conditions

Shocking images taken by animals rights campaigners show the squalid and cramped conditions of chickens living at an Aylesbury Vale farm which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s.

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LISTED: The conditions you can’t get prescriptions for and the treatments banned by the NHS

Prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ remedies such as paracetamol and cold treatments have been cut after NHS officials voted in favour of money-saving plans.

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Four in five Britons don't know they have hepatitis B

Four in five people don’t know they have hepatitis B

Four in five people in th UK are infected with hepatitis B do not even know they have it, a study warned.

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Vaping ‘may lead to accumulation of fat in the liver’

Vaping ‘may lead to accumulation of fat in the liver’

Researchers found that high nicotine in electronic cigarettes causes non-alcohol fatty liver diseases in mice.

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PICTURE GALLERY: Walkers brave freezing temperatures in Buckingham for event to raise awareness of mental health

Around fifty walkers braved the freezing temperatures to take part in a wander around Buckingham on Sunday March 18.

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Simple urine test could measure how long we have left to live

Simple urine test could measure how long we have left to live

A simple urine test could measure how much our body has aged and even how long left we have to live.

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Curry fundraising night at the Dhan Shiri indian restaurant in Brackley. Brackley ladies raising awareness and money for breast cancer ahead of the Moonwalk challenge in May 2018.'L-R Mohammed Chaudary, Jacqui Parsons, Holly Jones, Trish Griffiths, Sadiqul Chaudary, Lucie Joels, Debbie Grainge, Jayne Peltz and Abul Hasnath NNL-180220-093550009

Sell-out curry night in Brackley raises cash for group’s Moonwalk Challenge

A group of women from around Brackley have joined forces to raise money for breast cancer awareness by holding a series of curry nights.

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Fake toys are flooding the UK market and can be dangerous

Dangerous counterfeit toys that can cause cancer and even KILL are flooding the market

Dangerous fake toys that can cause cancer or even KILL are flooding into the UK – costing the industry a whopping £400 million last year.

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Sleep deprived teens are spending too much time on social media

Teen social media addicts more likely to suffer sleep deprivation

Teens addicted to Snapchat, Instagram and Whatsapp are more likely to be sleep deprived, a new study found.

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Sweatcoin app promises money for exercise, but critics fire warning

Sweatcoin app promises money for exercise, but critics fire warning

Sweatcoin, an app that promises to reward you for simply exercising, has shot to the top of the app downloads chart despite criticism about the rewards on offer and the amount of battery it uses.

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Louisa Foster and her daughter, Poppy

Granborough family fights for mum who died of cervical cancer

“No women should have to go through the pain Louisa did."
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VIDEO: More than half of workers believe they have caught a bug from a poorly colleague

More than half of UK workers believe they have caught a bug from a poorly colleague, a study found.

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