Cold weather plan for England 2014

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Cold weather planWith winter looming think now how cold weather could affect you, and those around you. Practical things we can all do to minimise the risk to our health this winter, are spelled out in Public Health England's 2014 Cold Weather Plan.

It is estimated that every year there are more than 25,000 excess winter deaths in England, many of which are preventable. The plan, which is published by Public Health England, the Local Government Association and NHS England, offers advice that people can take, before and during the winter, to reduce the risks to health.

At-risk groups across Anglia and Essex urged to take up free flu vaccination

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flu badgePublic Health England's national seasonal flu campaign is encouraging uptake of the influenza (flu) vaccine amongst the most at-risk groups across Anglia and Essex which are people of all ages with a health condition, pregnant women and parents of children aged two to four.

Southend CCG Chief Officer Steps Down

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Dr Paul Husselbee is stepping down as Clinical Chief Officer of NHS Southend Clinical Commissioning Group. The announcement was made at the CCG's public Annual General Meeting on Thursday 25 September.

CCG appoints new GP member to Governing Body

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NHS Southend CCG has appointed a new GP member to its governing body, following an appointment process conducted by the South Essex Local Medical Council (LMC).

Health leaders agree plan to get back in balance

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NHS Southend Clinical Commissioning Group’s Governing Body has today (Thursday 31 July) agreed proposals to bring the organisation into financial balance.