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    Nov
    10
    Norovirus is the most common stomach bug in the UK. The ‘winter vomiting’ bug, as it’s also known, causes nausea, stomach cramps, vomiting, watery diarrhoea, raised temperature and aching limbs. It also spreads incredibly quickly, so avoid public places if you’ve been struck down with symptoms. It’s particularly important to steer clear of GP surgeries, hospitals and care homes to protect already vulnerable patients from the virus. Unfortunately, there’... read more »
    Nov
    01
    Autumn is upon us – the time of year we fondly associate with conkers, Halloween and fireworks. But it’s also when the flu virus rears its ugly head. The symptoms are all too recognisable – high temperature, chills, aches and pains, which make it difficult to even lift your head from the pillow. But the good news is there are some simple steps you can take to protect yourself and others from this seasonal pest. Basic hygiene can make a difference – for instance,... read more »
    Oct
    27
    Patients in Devon are feeling the benefits of the county’s new integrated urgent care service [IUCS]. The service, which launched on October 1, combines the out-of-hours GP service and NHS 111 helpline. It means patients now only have to deal with one system, making it quicker and easier to get the most appropriate advice and treatment. The new service – operated by Devon Doctors – allows 111 call handlers to make GP appointments directly, which wasn’t the case... read more »
    Sep
    30
    The NHS 111 and out-of-hours GP services across Devon, Plymouth and Torbay will be integrated from October 1 to provide a more streamlined service, with quicker access to medical help and advice for patients. The new service will be known as the Integrated Urgent Care Service. The new service has been planned following national guidance from NHS England. It will offer shorter waiting times for patients, with the introduction of appointments at NHS out-of-hours treatment centres and more... read more »
    Jun
    17
    A UNIQUE Exeter GP practice is set for an exciting future after relocating to purpose-built new premises in the city. For the past 17 years, the Clock Tower Surgery, which caters exclusively for the homeless and vulnerably housed, has been located in converted offices, just yards from the Queen Street landmark after which it is named. In that time, the Clock Tower has been widely praised for the service it has provided to users – many of whom have addictions and / or complex... read more »

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