A South Staffordshire GP practice has become one of the first in the area to join a campaign to tackle the stigma and lack of understanding around the condition by changing the way people think, act and talk about dementia. Six members of staff at Lakeside Medical Centre in Church Road, Perton, attended a free one hour information session and have become Dementia Friends - an initiative run by the Alzheimer’s Society.
A new dedicated sexual health clinic will be opening its doors in Stafford from Monday September 5, following relocation from the town’s County Hospital. The new dedicated service, to be delivered by South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (SSSFT) on behalf of Staffordshire County Council, will open on September 5 at its new home in the Civic Centre, Stafford.
The Carers Hub is a single point of contact for carers and their families in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. This August they have organised Hub Clubs for adults and young carers across the region.
Children in Staffordshire are being invited to join in with ten minute bursts of fun physical activity as part of a national campaign. Staffordshire County Council is backing the latest Change 4 Life’s ‘10 Minute Shake Up’ project to help keep the county’s children healthy over the summer.