With the weather warming up this week, the NHS in Norfolk and Waveney is urging residents and holiday-makers to choose the right service for illnesses and injuries.
Health and care services are highlighting the range of support available for people who might be experiencing weather-related issues, with the aim of reducing the number of people going to emergency departments (A&Es) with minor problems.
This week (13 – 19 June) is Diabetes Week, led by Diabetes UK, which aims to celebrate the people living with diabetes whilst urging healthy activities to help people manage their condition.
There are several different types of diabetes, but the two common ones are Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. Gestational Diabetes affects some women during pregnancy.
National Volunteers’ Week provides an opportunity to reflect and say “thank you” to all volunteers across Norfolk and Waveney as they continue to work tirelessly throughout the pandemic.
This year’s theme of “Time To Say Thanks” offers recognition of the invaluable contribution volunteers have within both the health and social care sectors, as well as welcoming new recruits who have been inspired to start their volunteering journey.
Health leaders are urging everyone who is eligible but has not yet had a COVID-19 vaccine to get the jab this bank holiday weekend to protect themselves and those around them.
Our vaccination sites will be open for walk-ins and booked appointments on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 June from 8.30am and 4.00 pm.