Health

Bristol was named the “Cocaine Capital” after a sewage study that had been conducted across Europe.Benzoylecgonine (BE) is the compound produced when cocaine is broken down in the body. Researchers tested the waters in the...
Alcohol intake has already been a practice for several years. People drink alcohol to mingle with friends or simply to unwind after a stressful day at work. Drinking in moderation is highly advised when consuming...
Volunteers are being recruited in Bristol to help people who have been suffering from drug and alcohol addiction. These volunteers – mostly from BAME communities – would undergo a series of training about the effects...
A council Wiltshire is looking for ways to prosecute fly-tippers in the county. The council is tasked with investigating how fly-tipping is prosecuted. The fly-tipping investigation is part of a project that is reviewing waste...
Recently, the Gloucestershire County Council teamed up with Healthy Lifestyles Gloucestershire to launch its new program Gloucestershire Better Births, a program that is backed by the city’s council.The aim of it is to help pregnant...
Swimming like a mermaid may seem like a fantasy or only happens in storybooks, but a duo hailing from Devon is making those fantasies come to life.Lisa Bousted and her daughter, Charlotte Scoins, have...
Crutches, wheelchairs, and other mobility equipment were thrown away rather than cleaned up and refurbished for use to new patients. Mobility equipment and other daily living aids valuing up to £17.5 million were being ordered for...
MyDiabetesMyWay is a free website and smartphone app designed to help citizens of Somerset with diabetes keep track of their health and condition.The said app can be used for free on both platforms. Since its...
A new partnership organization was formed for the welfare of the children in Dorset. The National Health Services (NHS), Dorset Police, and the 2 new unitary councils of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole as well as...
It has been announced by the Somerset that there will be a new leadership team in the health department. This team will be led by Somerset County Health Department acting officer, Lori Brewster who is...

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