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Coronavirus is here in our area. Please do social distance and isolate as advised.



Out of hours emergencies are the responsibility of NHS 111 who will arrange appropriate further care/advice.  For the Out of hours service please ‘phone 111. If you need immediate urgent medical help, phone 999. GP out of hours appointments have moved from their old base in Chesterton and are now on the Addenbrookes site (Clinic 9, next to A&E).

Long Term Conditions


<h3>Asthma</h3> <p><img style="float: right;" alt="asthma" src="/images/asthmawords.jpg" />Asthma is a common condition that causes coughing, wheezing, tightness of the chest and breathlessness. Most people with asthma who take the appropriate treatment can live normal lives, but left untreated, asthma can cause permanent damage to the airways</p> <h3><strong>Symptoms of asthma</strong></h3> <div id="body"> <p>The usual symptoms of asthma are</p> <ul> <li>coughing</li> <li>wheezing</li> <li>shortness of breath</li> <li>tightness in the chest.</li> </ul> <p>Not everyone will get all of these symptoms. Some people experience them from time to time; a few people may experience these symptoms all the time.</p> </div> <h3 align="left">Treatment of asthma</h3> <p>There isn't a cure for asthma. However, treatments are available to help manage your symptoms. Your treatment plan will be individual to you, combining medicines and asthma management in a way that works best for you</p> <h3>Living with asthma</h3> <p>Medicines are only part of your treatment for asthma. You will also need to deal with the things that make it worse. Keep a diary to record anything that triggers your asthma - this can help you to discover a pattern. Using a peak flow meter to monitor your lung function can also help. If you have repeatedly low readings in a certain situation (for example, at the end of a working day, after exercise or after contact with an animal) this may indicate the trigger.</p> <hr /> <h3 align="left">Useful Links</h3> <p><a title="Asthma UK" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> <img style="float: right; margin: 2px; border-width: 0px;" alt="Asthma UK" src="/images/charity/asthmaUK.jpg" /> <u> <span color="#964646" style="color: #964646;">Asthma UK</span> </u> </a> <br />This website has been revamped to meet the needs of the thousands of people with asthma who visit the site each day, either to find important information about asthma and how to control it</p> <p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> <u> <span color="#964646" style="color: #964646;">Asthma </span> </u> </a> <br />An excellent resource with useful video, audio, images and references relating to asthma.</p> <p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">NHS - Asthma</a> <br />Further information about symptoms, treatment, causes and prevention of Asthma.</p> <hr /> <p><em>These links all come from trusted resources but if you are unsure about these or any other medical matters please contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.</em></p> <hr /> <p><em> </em></p>


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