Meningitis warning as clocks set to go back

Meningitis warning as clocks set to go back

CHARITY Meningitis Now is warning people to stay vigilant to the signs and symptoms of meningitis as cases of the deadly bacterial form of the disease peak during the winter. With the clocks going back on Sunday (27 October) and the prospect of colder winter weather the risk of meningitis increases. People spend more time […]

Mega Lungs is coming to Thurrock

Mega Lungs is coming to Thurrock

TWO flagship events are being organised in Thurrock for residents interested in their lung health. Residents are invited to step inside the 12ft tall 15ft wide Mega Lungs, supplied by Roy Castle Foundation, who will be on hand to talk to people about lung conditions.

‘Disgraceful’ and ‘deplorable’ – NHS England slammed for health authority bailout

‘Disgraceful’ and ‘deplorable’ – NHS England slammed for health authority bailout

A REPRESENTATIVE from NHS England has faced heavy scrutiny from Thurrock Councillors after millions of pounds was pulled from mid and South Essex to bail out a neighbouring health authority. It was revealed in June that the authority responsible for overseeing healthcare in Cambridge and Peterborough had run up a deficit of almost £200million and […]