Don’t Forget Your Flu Jab

November 27th, 2014 | Posted by Lynn Strother in Health | London | Older People - (0 Comments)

It’s that time of year again – Don’t forget your flu jab! The flu jab is available to older people and individuals with certain clinical diseases as they are at greater risk of serious complications from flu and therefore it is very important you are protected. Apart from older people – people of any age …
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Do you know what I find most worrying? Depressing? It is how few ‘good news’ stories there are about the over 50’s. It is almost as if the media are afraid to print a ‘good news’ story because it may lead to consequences such as other ‘good news’ stories and, therefore, we could not live …
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What is the Family and Friends test? It is a feedback form/email given to all patients who attend A & E departments across England, all patients admitted to NHS hospitals and maternity services. The test was launched in April 2013. So what do you think of the test? Have you ever looked up the results …
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The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is now inspecting Care Services to make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and to encourage care services to improve. The role of the CQC is to monitor, inspect and regulate services to make sure they meet fundamental standards of quality and …
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Smart Metering

November 18th, 2014 | Posted by Lynn Strother in Energy and Fuel | London | Older People - (1 Comments)

Do you know what Smart Metering is? It is the Department of Energy and Climate Change Smart Metering Implementation Programme which requires energy suppliers to replace the 53 million meters in homes with smart electricity and gas meters by 2020. And who is paying for this?  The consumer of course – you will be charged …
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