Recent figures show local residents are accessing more evening and weekend appointments with a GP, nurse or healthcare assistant at more convenient times when they call their local practice. The extended access appointments have proved extremely popular.
Mental Health Awareness Week takes place 13 – 19 May 2019 and this year NHS Southend and NHS Castle Point & Rochford Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) are urging people, especially young people, to protect and sustain their mental health. The theme for 2019 is Body Image – how we think and feel about our bodies.
A successful virtual death café was held on Wednesday 15 May at Southend’s Civic Centre on Facebook as a live stream as part of the annual Dying Matters Awareness Week (13-19 May) about advance care planning for death and has attracted over 500 views to date.