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PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THE SUN  Sunburn increases your risk of skin cancer. Sunburn doesn't just happen on holiday; you can burn in the UK, even when it's cloudy.  There's no safe or healthy way to get a tan. A tan doesn't protect your skin from the sun's harmful effects.  Aim to strike a balance between protecting yourself from the sun and getting enough vitamin D from sunlight.  For more information please follow the link: http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/skin/Pages/Sunsafe.aspx#safety



 

Are you cared for, or a carer?

Are you a carer? Is the person that helps you in your daily activities a carer?

Please find out what you are entitled to, and the help that is available to you, by accessing the link below to the NHS Choices website.

http://www.nhs.uk/carersdirect/Pages/CarersDirectHome.aspx

In addition, The North Yorkshire County Council website provides very useful information relating to services and support in our practice area.  This information is available by accessing the link below.

http://www.northyorks.gov.uk/article/23004/Health-and-social-care

Our local carers support centre is Hambleton & Richmondshire Carers Centre. It is a registered charity providing free, confidential support for carers.

For more information please visit their website at: www.hrcarers.org.uk  

Tel: 01609 780872 Or email: info@hrcarers.org.uk

If you are caring for someone, full-time or part-time, you could be eligible for a Carer Discount Card.  Please see the leaflet below for more information:

Carers discount card

 



 
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