This section contains blogs from some of the CCG members and staff.
Blog: Dr Saleh Ahmed blogs about his experience of travelling to Sierra Leone.
Dr Saleh Ahmed
BLOG: Don’t let the winter get you down
We can all feel a bit down at this time of year. Long dark nights, cold weather and an avalanche of bills can all combine to create the “winter blues”.
Bedfordshire Wellbeing Service
BLOG – Keep your energy levels high this Ramadan
Dr Uzma Sarwar, former Clinical Director of Luton Clinical Commissioning Group, gives advice on how to maintain your energy levels during the month of fasting.
|Ramadan||Dr Uzma Sarwar|
BLOG: Local paramedic asks patients to make the right call
Dave Tamarro, who has worked in emergency services for over 22 years, and is currently a paramedic for East of England Ambulance Service, asks us to make the right call when we feel unwell.
NHS70: Chris Harvey on why he loves the NHS
Chris Harvey, Head of Adult Safeguarding for Luton Clinical Commissioning Group (LCCG) was one of the first male nurses to train at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) at Stanmore, Middlesex..
Look after your NHS this winter
Dr Sanjay Sharma, local GP and Chair of the Chiltern Vale Locality for Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group, talks about keeping well this winter and the alternatives to A&E when you need medical treatment...
Mental Health Blog: Bedfordshire Resident Felicity Stocker
Bedfordshire resident Felicity Stocker blogs on what mental health crisis means to her and how the service can be improved.
|Mental Health||Felicity Stocker|
BLOG: Treat bites and stings at home by following some basic tips
|First Aid||Dr Nina Pearson|
Asthma Friendly School
|Asthma||EPUT Community Health Services Bedfordshire|
Carers in Bedfordshire highlights the support available to carers
Keep your energy levels high this Ramadan
Living with dementia while trying to live life to the full
|The importance of having a fully stocked medicine cabinet|
Head of Medicines Optimisation at Bedfordshire Clinical Commission Group, Fiona Garnett writes of the importance of having a fully stocked medicine cabinet.
|Laugh your way to wellbeing this Red Nose Day|
Laughter Yoga specialist and Bedford resident, Cheryl Green explains why laughing is good for your health.
|My battle with quitting cigarettes|
Layla Saunders, ex-smoker and Bedfordshire resident blog about her battle with quitting cigarettes.
Love your Heart this Valentine's day
“I've beaten cancer”
Carers are vital in helping elderly to stay well this winter
Take action for better mental health this year- help is available
Dr Norah Chidothe is a Bedfordshire GP and is Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group’s clinical lead for mental health.
|Balance your diabetes and enjoy the festive period|
Bedfordshire GP with an interest in diabetes, blogs on how to balance your diabetes and enjoy the festive period.