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Patient discusses NHS vs private healthcare options with an independent doctor

NHS vs private healthcare: your questions answered

18 May 2022 | Health news

Weighing up NHS vs private healthcare can seem complicated, we’ll try to answer some of your questions in this blog; such as how to access private healthcare.

Woman holding her hip in pain - a sign of needing a hip replacement

Signs you need a hip replacement

10 May 2022 | Health news

How do you know when you need a hip replacement? We share how to spot the telltale signs of needing a hip replacement to help get you back on your feet.

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Practice Plus Group celebrates International Nurses’ Day

9 May 2022 | Team news

We are celebrating the work of our nurses with a series of case studies about nursing practitioners.

Catherine, Hospital Director | Practice Plus Group Hospital, Shepton Mallet

Practice Plus Group appoints new hospital director

4 May 2022 | Team news

Catherine Farr has been appointed hospital director at Practice Plus Group Hospital, Shepton Mallet.

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Celebrate World Hand Hygiene Day

3 May 2022 | Team news

Good hand hygiene is one of the most important ways by which everyone can reduce the spread of disease and infection.

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Event: RCNi Nursing Careers & Jobs Fair

28 April 2022 | Team news

Our secondary care recruiters will be exhibiting at RCNi Nursing Careers & Jobs Fair on Friday 20th May 2022.

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Leading innovation in patient care at HMP Five Wells Prison

7 April 2022 | Team news

The healthcare team at HMP Five Wells were delighted to welcome their first patients into the prison on 4th February 2022, after nearly 12 months of planning.

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The advantages of day surgery knee replacement

30 March 2022 | Health news

One of the latest improvements in knee replacement surgery has been the introduction of day surgery options.

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IUC shortlisted at UK National Contact Centre Awards

28 March 2022 | Team news

We have been shortlisted in the UK Contact Centre Awards in two categories; Change & Innovation Team of the Year (Small) and Best Health & Well-Being Programme.

CQC inspected and rated "Outstanding"

First to retain Outstanding CQC rating for NHS 111 Service

16 March 2022 | Team news

The inspectors were extremely positive about Practice Plus Group’s proactive safeguarding approach and safety record.

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Mobile sight-saving service launches in Southampton

9 March 2022 | Team news

A new, mobile sight-saving service has launched serving the mid-Hants area.

Young woman ties up her trainers preparing for a run

Free webinar: Common myths about knee pain

18 February 2022 | Health news

Watch our webinar on demand with medical director, Mr Nurul Ahad, to learn the real facts about osteoarthritis of the knee, as well as symptoms to watch out for and treatment options.