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Olympics Rio 2016

Let the games begin The Olympics has come around again, seems unbelievable that it was 4 years ago that London was aflurry with Olympic madness. In a few short hours the opening ceremony will begin, 207 countries (according to Wikipedia) […]

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Dying Matters

Dying Matters, that’s what David Bowie thought As liver disease hits the headlines again today – http://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/jan/24/inside-the-liver-ward-nhs – we are struck once more by the timeliness of our Birmingham project, Aquarius Befriending Care. Over the past year Vicky Lindsay (manager of […]

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NEW Safer Drinking Guidelines for Alcohol

The rules have changed again! The new government guidelines state: Men and women should not drink more than 14 units a week, and pregnant women should not drink at all. You should also not store up your units and drink […]

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Christmas Units

Christmas is that time of year when rules tend to go out the window. When going Christmas shopping I break the rules and end up buying myself presents when I should be looking for gifts for my friends and family […]

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Driving Home for Christmas

You don’t have to drink to have a good time! Have a glass of your favourite soft drink and let the good times roll. Soft drinks are generally a cheaper alternative to alcohol and the best thing is 1) you […]

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Alcohol Awareness Week 2015

As the saying goes ‘your body is a temple’ and you must look after it. Hangovers are often the biggest regret of the night before – that demon that haunts you for most of the next day. It is that […]

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Heatwave feelin’ HOT HOT HOT!

With temperatures set to rise well over 30 degrees this week the nation finds themselves in the usual confused state brought on by a heatwave and such tropical conditions. This usually means we do everything we can to keep cool. Fan sales increase […]

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Dementia in young people

It was reported today that the number of cases of dementia in younger people is double what we originally thought; approximately 42,000. Dementia is thought of as an illness that people get at the end of life in their 80’s […]

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