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Dry January is the UK's one-month booze-free challenge. Sign up. Save money. Feel great.

Dry January is the annual movement through which millions of people give up alcohol for the month of January. It is run by the charity Alcohol Change UK.

The rules

  1. No alcohol from when you wake up on New Year's Day until 1 February.

... And that's all!

We don't sell Golden Tickets to give you a day off. If you decide to have a drink, that's totally up to you. A drier January is still something to be proud of, and your body will thank you!

But if you can make it through the month alcohol-free, you'll get bigger benefits. The biggest benefit of all is that you'll see you don't need alcohol to have fun, go out, stay in, relax or do anything else you might associate with drinking. And knowing that will help you take control of your drinking year-round.

Why do Dry January?

Taking part in Dry January is a chance to ditch the hangover, reduce the waistline, and save some serious money by giving up alcohol for 31 days. Read more about why doing Dry January is a good idea.

But does it work?

https://alcoholchange.org.uk/get-involved/campaigns/dry-january

Clinics & Services

In addition to general medical consultations we are pleased to be able to provide specialist clinics and services covering the following areas:baby_district_nurse

  • Child health & immunisations -The clinic is held every Wednesday from 14:00 - 16:00.
  • Antenatal clinic - the practice offers a full antenatal service provided by our community midwives.  Your care will be shared between your midwife and the hospital. Clinics are held on Tuesday and Wednesday 13:30 - 16:00.
  • Family planning services - The doctors and nurses provide advice on all types of family planning including coils, implants and emergency contraception.
  • Cervical smears
  • Asthma  / COPDglucose_reading
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • New patient checks
  • Wellp person checks - including hypertension, cholesterol, cervical cytology, breast examination, diet and weight advice, testicular examination.
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Adult vaccinations - including flu.
  • Travel immunisations
  • Over 75 health checks lady_counselling
  • Smoking cessation
  • Community Alcohol Team
  • Psychology and counselling service - after referral from a GP.
  • Minor surgery - including procedures for skin blemishes and warts.

 

 

 
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