Clinic News

Coronavirus Update

Blackburn South Medical - Coronavirus

At Blackburn South Medical Centre we are working to ensure the safety of patients and staff during the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. As a result, you may notice a few changes:

Vitamin D, calcium and osteoporosis risk

Check the health of your bones and risk of developing osteoporosis with some simple tests your GP can organise and a review of your eating, physical activity and general lifestyle.

Preventing diabetes and heart disease

Assess with your GP your individual risk of developing high blood pressure, heart disease or diabetes and take action to prevent and/or delay these health problems if you are at risk. Those aged 45-49 at risk of developing a chronic disease can access a once only health check.

Activity – the great outdoors is pretty as a picture at this time of year

Autumn is a great time of year to get active. Change your activity patterns to suit the season. Why not swap swimming for walking or cycling with a friend? Take up Yoga or Pilates. It’s easier to be comfortable outdoors without too much sun. Keep up your vitamin D intake by being outdoors around midday. […]