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Meningitis and septicaemia jab

School leavers, particularly those going to university or college this month, are being strongly encouraged to get vaccinated against meningococcal disease after figures released on September 19 showed less than a fifth of young people have received the vaccine so far this year.

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Piercing product infection warning

Public Health England (PHE) is warning people who have recently had body piercings about an unsafe cleansing spray provided by piercing studios across the country for aftercare use, which may cause severe infection.

The product, linked to cases of serious infection, has been provided by piercing studios in many parts of the country. It is a 100ml bottled aftercare saline spray and is manufactured by Lion Care Products Ltd.

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Calling all families in Westfalen Garrison!

AFF Germany Roadshow – September 28, 10.30am-1pm

AFF RoadshowThe Army Families Federation (AFF) is hosting a roadshow in Paderborn next Wednesday, September 28 and as many families as possible are encouraged to attend this informative event.

Pop along to Tigers’ Den, Barker Barracks, from 10.30am to 1pm for the chance to meet Sara Baade, AFF’s Chief Executive, AFF’s Housing and Foreign & Commonwealth Specialists and other AFF staff working to support families in your area.

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