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Stroke survey reveals that Black and Asian women know more about stroke than men. Stroke survey reveals that Black and Asian women know more about stroke than men.

72% of women knew the Act F.A.S.T. acronym which is used to help people identify the signs of a stroke compared to 62% of men.


Dated 22/05/2018 11AM | More
Parents urged to think pharmacist first for minor illness in their children. Parents urged to think pharmacist first for minor illness in their children.

The move which could help free up GP time for sicker patients and help save the NHS around £850 million each year.


Dated 28/02/2018 11AM | More
Londoners are encouraged to use NHS 111 service Londoners are encouraged to use NHS 111 service

Avoid unnecessary Accident and Emergency visits


Dated 21/02/2018 10AM | More
Baroness Floella Benjamin and actress Chizzy Akudolu urge community to take part in stroke survey Baroness Floella Benjamin and actress Chizzy Akudolu urge community to take part in stroke survey

The survey is designed specifically for black and Asian communities and will run during PHE’s Act F.A.S.T. campaign.


Dated 07/02/2018 7AM | More
PHE urges African and Caribbean parents to vaccinate their children against flu this winter PHE urges African and Caribbean parents to vaccinate their children against flu this winter

Over three million children are being offered the free flu vaccination this winter


Dated 13/10/2017 9AM | More
Dr Phillip Abiola says Be Clear on Cancer Dr Phillip Abiola says Be Clear on Cancer

The Macmillan GP and the clinical cancer lead talks candidly about lung cancer, heart disease and lung disease


Dated 26/07/2017 10AM | More
Be Clear on Cancer Be Clear on Cancer

Public Health England (PHE) has launched a national ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ awareness campaign which prompts people with symptoms of some of the leading causes of death in England to see their doctor.


Dated 07/07/2017 11AM | More
Urgent need for more Black donors to give blood for Sickle Cell patients Urgent need for more Black donors to give blood for Sickle Cell patients

Only 1% of people who give blood in England are black!


Dated 21/06/2017 11AM | More
Professor Kevin Fenton Professor Kevin Fenton

Public Health England’s National Director for Health and Wellbeing is calling on black people of African and Caribbean origin to know the common signs of stroke


Dated 23/02/2017 8AM | More
ACT FAST Stroke Campaign
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ACT FAST Stroke Campaign

Holby City star Chizzy Akudolu and Olympic and Commonwealth Games legend Kriss Akabusi MBE are calling on black people of African and Caribbean origin to know the common signs of stroke highlighted in the latest Public Health England national Act FAST campaign.


Dated 06/02/2017 11AM | More
One You health campaign asks Black Africans and Caribbeans 'How Are You?’ One You health campaign asks Black Africans and Caribbeans 'How Are You?’

‘One You’, a ground-breaking new campaign to help adults across the country avoid future diseases caused by modern day life reaches out to Black African and Caribbean communities across England


Dated 21/03/2016 8AM | More
Be Clear on Cancer

Black and Asian cancer survivors feature in a new film.  The film highlights blood in urine as a key symptom for both kidney and bladder cancers.


Dated 14/03/2016 11AM | More