Patients are being urged to use NHS services wisely following a surge in demand.
A&E is only for genuine, life-threatening emergencies so seek the most appropriate care if you have a medical need.
This could be a pharmacist, out-of-hours GP service or minor injuries unit.
Continue reading Use the NHS wisely this winter
Flu is unpleasant for most people but it can also cause serious complications for some – so help fight the virus with the vaccine.
Flu can be fatal and about 8,000 people die each year in the UK due to related complications.
Continue reading Fight the flu and get your jab
Are you a business which has worked hard to promote sustainable travel this year?
Entries to the annual Travelwest Business Awards are now open to recognise the organisations across the West of England which are making significant contributions to sustainable travel.
Continue reading Awards open for promoting sustainable travel
Stoptober is on its way and it could be the perfect time to try and quit the smoking habit for good.
There are many reasons to stop smoking and your personal reason is unique to you.
Continue reading Give quitting a go this Stoptober
Could you get active for 30 minutes a day to improve your health and wellbeing?
Would you like to win some prizes too?
Continue reading Win a Fitbit or month’s free gym membership
Have your say on plans to improve public access and create the North Somerset section of an iconic walking route.
Natural England is planning to open the 48-mile stretch of coast between Aust in South Gloucestershire to Brean Down.
Continue reading Comment on coast path proposals
Grants are still available to help businesses and organisations in North Somerset encourage their employees to leave the car at home and travel sustainably.
Businesses based in North Somerset can apply for a contribution of up to £3,000 towards schemes which make it easier for their staff, students or visitors to make more sustainable journeys.
Continue reading Grants available to promote sustainable travel
Traffic congestion across the West of England is now being challenged during a fun free scheme with rewards on offer.
Entries are open to the Travelwest Challenge, which encourages people across the area to get active and take more sustainable journeys to work.
Continue reading Challenge to reduce traffic congestion now on
With hot cross buns and lots of chocolate on offer, Easter can be a time of over indulgence.
But if you live in Weston-super-Mare and would like support to lead a healthier lifestyle, North Somerset Health Trainers could help you.
Continue reading Would you like help to lead a healthier lifestyle?
Lighter evenings and warmer weather means many of us are making the most of North Somerset’s countryside – but are you tick aware?
Ticks are small spider-like creatures that feed on the blood of animals, including people.
Continue reading Enjoy the great outdoors but be tick aware