Archive – February, 2015

Teesside smokers urged to be quitters on No Smoking Day

The annual No Smoking Day campaign will take place on Wednesday 11 March to encourage hundreds of thousands of smokers to give up the habit for good. This year’s No Smoking Day theme is proud to be a quitter. People are encouraged to come along to our events in Stockton, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough and Redcar and […]

Do you take medicines? Check if you are fit to drive

The new drug drive legislation comes into force from 2 March 2015 in England and Wales. If you are following the advice of a healthcare professional and your driving isn’t impaired you can continue to drive as usual and aren’t at risk of arrest. The campaign run by THINK! is encouraging people who take medicines and […]

There’s no quick fix

There is no shortage of fashionable diets which usually claim to help you shed the pounds quickly. But often they restrict you from eating certain food groups and cut out vital nutrients, vitamins and minerals that your body needs. Dietitian Alice Runnacles at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust said: “Losing weight should be […]