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Advice on staying safe during the heatwave

  • Adult social care
  • Public health

With temperatures set to remain high there are a number of practical pointers for vulnerable groups such as older people, young children and those with long term health conditions to help them stay safe.

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Know diabetes, fight diabetes

  • Public health

Every day, 65 people die early as a consequence of diabetes and hundreds of others live with life-changing complications. There are nearly 20,000 people in Barnet alone with diabetes, and having this disease brings an increased risk of stroke, heart...

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Putting down the pipe: The truth about shisha

  • Public health

Barnet Council is leading the way and running a campaign across the borough to educate young people about the health implications of smoking shisha. The campaign, primarily aimed at young people aged 16 to 24, is raising awareness about the health impacts...

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