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Connect Health: a new physiotheraphy service in MK

A new physiotherapy service, Connect Health, has been providing physiotherapy to patients since 5th February 2018. The service has two main hubs, located at the Blackberry Clinic and Parkside Medical Centre, with further clinic sessions being offered in locations across Milton Keynes.

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Have your say

Last few days to have your say about prescriptions

NHS England is consulting on its proposal to stop GPs prescribing for general, everyday treatments that are currently available on prescription for those who need them. Find a list of conditions affected here.
This is distinct from earlier, similar consultations to reduce items prescribed by GPs.
The consultation will close on 14th March 2018.

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News and resources

Ask your pharmacy team

Did you know that you can ask your pharmacy team for advice with minor health concerns?
You don’t need to make an appointment and most pharmacies are open late and at weekends.

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Check your hearing

Drop-in hearing screening is available to all patients registered with MK based GPs.
The service will check for ear-wax and abnormalities and advise on the next steps.

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Stop Smoking Day 14th March 2018

No Smoking Day is an annual health awareness day to help encourage smokers who want to quit.
Stopping smoking is the single best thing you can do for your heart and your health.

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More events and resources

Healthwatch Milton Keynes Health and Social Care Committee meeting

This meeting is open to all. If you would like to attend or submit a question, please email
When: 10th April, 9.30am Where: Milton Keynes Business Centre, MK14 6GD
Find the latest approved meeting minutes for the Health and Social Care Committee on our website.

Meeting minutes

Older Persons Forum Wellbeing meeting

MK Older Persons Forum is holding a wellbeing meeting with speakers from the Open University, MK Clinical Commissioning Group, MK City Orchestra and MK Council.
When: 2-4pm Wednesday 14th March Where: SIA House, Oldbrook, MK6 2HH

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Diabetes UK MK meeting

With guest speaker from Stressliving to talk about the importance of healthy eating.
When: 7pm Thursday 15th March Where: Centrecom, Central Milton Keynes, MK9 3BJ

Rethink Mental Illness March programme

Take a look at the programme for March from ReThink Mental Illness.
They have a great range of sessions.

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