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Summer health tips and advice

Summer means longer days, nicer weather, trips away and more time outdoors. But, it can also mean an increase in seasonal mishaps and illnesses. Be prepared and view summer health advice to keep you and your loved ones safe and well.

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Holly Health

Largs Medical Group has partnered with Holly Health to offer patients 12 months of free habit coaching (to help sleep, exercise, eating and mental wellbeing). The app may serve as

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Don’t let ill-health spoil spring

Nobody likes being under the weather, especially when the sun is starting to make an appearance again. Have a bit of healthy know how and keep yourself and your loved ones fit and well this spring.

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Healthcare for overseas students

If you are coming to Scotland to study full-time, and you live in Scotland lawfully, you can get healthcare from the NHS from the day you arrive until one month after your course finishes.

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Thinking of quitting smoking?

Quit Your Way Scotland Quit Your Way Scotland is an advice and support service for anyone trying to stop smoking in Scotland. You can contact Quit Your Way Scotland for free by: — phoning a Quit Your Way Scotland advisor on 0800 84 84 84— chatting online with a Quit Your Way Scotland advisor Most … Read more

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Public Holidays

Largs Medical Group will be closed on the following dates:- Need to see a doctor? NHS 111 can help If you need to see a doctor but can’t get to

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Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)

Taking antibiotics when you don’t need them can encourage harmful bacteria that live inside you to become resistant. That means antibiotics may not work when you need them.

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NHS 24 Online

Download the free NHS 24 Online app to find your nearest services, to assess your symptoms and to get virtual assistance.

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It’s OK to Ask

When you understand what’s going on with your health, you can make better decisions around your care and treatment.

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Shingles Vaccination

If you are aged 70-79 and haven’t yet received your Shingles vaccination, please call LMG on 01475 674545 to book your vaccination appointment.

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Support for Unpaid Carers

Support for Scotland’s Unpaid Carers. A carer is anyone who looks after a friend or family member due to old age, addiction, disability, physical or mental illness

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Spring booster dose for high risk groups

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) advised a spring dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as a precaution to those at extremely high risk, most of whom received their first booster around 6 months ago.

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Bowel screening

Bowel screening is offered to people aged 50 to 74 across Scotland to help find bowel cancer early, when it can often be cured.

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Right care right place

The way we access urgent care has changed. To protect us and the NHS, it’s important you know how to get the right care, in the right place.

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