Hertsmere residents can now learn about more than just fire safety if they receive a free Home Fire Safety Check from Hertfordshire County Council, as the visits now include advice on health.
Many members of the Muslim community may be fasting the daylight hours in the month of Ramadan. All local areas should familiarise themselves with the dates of Ramadan each and build appropriate actions into their local plans if it falls during the summer months. It is common to have one meal just before sunrise and an evening meal after sunset during Ramadan. During hot weather, dehydration is a common and serious risk. It’s important to balance food and fluid intake between fasts and especially to drink enough water.
There was success for Herts Valleys CCG at the Health Service Journal Value in Healthcare Awards held in Manchester. Herts Valleys’ Community Navigators scheme was highly commended in the Community Health Service Redesign category.