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Specsavers: Rising number of people unable to get to the opticians

Worrying statistics recently released by the RNIB show that increasing numbers of people are neglecting their eyesight. Specsavers Healthcall provides eyecare services at home to those who cannot visit a high street optician unaccompanied due to physical or mental disability.

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Painkillers may prolong life, say researchers

COMMONLY used painkillers like ibuprofen do not increase the risk of heart attack in the elderly population – and may even prolong life...

Equipment and aids

Having the right equipment and aids can be crucial to independent living. Some may be related to a particular health need and others to...

Professor Clark new patron of The Ear Foundation

PROFESSOR Graeme Clark, whose research work led to the first multi-channel cochlear implant over 25 years ago, has become a patron...

Corrie’s Jack backs TUC public spending campaign

CORONATION Street actor Bill Tarmey is backing a new North West TUC campaign to protect and promote public services. ‘Proud to serve the public’ has...

People with life-long conditions need more job help

A NEW study has identified a significant shortfall in patients with life-long but treatable conditions re-entering employment. The research is being presented today at...