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Winter flu advice

File photo dated 05/10/09 of a nurse preparing to give a patient an injection as supplies of a shingles vaccine are still facing a delay just weeks after the UK launched its national vaccination programme. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday October 29, 2013. A vaccine update from Public Health England (PHE) said there were likely to be periods when there was no stock at all of the Zostavax vaccine.Normal supply is not expected until late November or December. Until then, GPs are being restricted on the amount of vaccine they can order. See PA story HEALTH Shingles. Photo credit should read: David Cheskin/PA Wire

As the summer months draw to a close, doctors across Cannock Chase are starting to turn their attentions to keeping you well during winter.

How to keep up with modern day demands

Vintage oversize alarm clock, 35GBP, Marks & Spencer

With the increasing pressures of daily living and the constant juggle of work and family life, it is no surprise that time has become such a precious commodity.

Remembrance

FLAGS

To many people remembrance consists only of the events that take place around November 11 every year - the date of the Armistice in World War One.

Unemployment still falling in the West Midlands

Jobcentre Plus

Unemployment in the West Midlands fell by 3,000 to 210,000 between April and June, says the Office for National Statistics. That is down 61,000, or 22.6 per cent, over the last 12 months.

Aiming to make best decisions for patients

NHS England has set out a new standard which requires the health service to demonstrate how it has progressed on measures of workforce equality

In April last year family doctors became the local leaders of the NHS. They were handed control of the purse strings and the responsibility to make decisions about the future of NHS services.