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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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Ambulance service supporters thanked during volunteer week

The legion of ambulance service supporters are being celebrated to mark National Volunteers’ Week, June 1-7.

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All you need to do is Just Ask

The ‘Just Ask’ project is taking to the road again to give residents the chance to find out more about social care, health, housing and children’s services.

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Back to nature for walk to school week

Back to nature for walk to school week

Schools throughout Chronicle country have been getting active on their way to school during ‘Walk to School Week’.

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Infrastructure key to growing Central Beds

Infrastructure key to growing Central Beds

More money will have to be spent on Central Bedfordshire’s infrastructure if the council is to provide the kind of area residents will want in 20 years’ time, it’s been claimed.

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Winter lessons will help plan for future

Plans to ease pressures on the health service in Bedfordshire next winter are well underway to minimise the impact on patients.

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MP backs campaign to get fitter

North East Beds MP Alistair Burt is encouraging people in Chronicle country to have their say on plans to make it safer for walkers and cyclists.

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‘Change unfair charges’ pleads Luton nurse

A Luton-based nurse has called for action to axe fees paid by overseas nursing staff to allow them to use NHS services.

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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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VIDEO: Inspirational deaf Bedford teenager shines like a star in singing competition to become YouTube sensation

A teenager who is severely deaf is set to become a singing sensation on YouTube.

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Tribute to man who taught children to ride

Tribute to man who taught children to ride

A former serviceman and police officer who educated local schoolchildren in the Biggleswade area has died.

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Mark, Michael and Anne-Marie. "Running the marathon was for both of them" said Mark.

Sandy artist runs London Marathon for brave father who’s battling rare dementia condition

A former Sandy Upper School pupil completed his first London Marathon, inspired by his brave father who is battling a rare form of dementia.

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Be a Chum and join Dawn on 100 mile walk

Be a Chum and join Dawn on 100 mile walk

Social enterprise company chief executive Dawn Hewitt is on a mission to raise £21,000 for the charity she’s been involved with since its inception 21 years ago.

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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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Help put little Minnie back in the driving seat

A family has launched a campaign to give an Arlesey toddler back her independence.

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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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Mental health news.

‘Could do better’ on mental health

Teenagers from Sandy have taken part in a survey to help understand mental health in young people.

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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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The Putnoe Walk In Centre provides urgent care to approximately 35,000 patients each year

Meeting tonight to protect Putnoe Walk-In Centre

A public meeting will be held tonight to rally support for Putnoe Walk-In Centre.

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Tanya’s in the running for marathon

Tanya’s in the running for marathon

A Biggleswade woman in remission from leukemia is fundraising for the charity which treated her.

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