David Paine

Retired postman David swaps waiting list for faster treatment

26 March 2018 | Team news

When retired postman and keen angler David Paine had been waiting nine months for a knee replacement after his GP recommended he have surgery with no sign of an operation date in sight, he was at the point despair.

New surgeon brings specialist knowledge to Emersons Green

New surgeon brings specialist knowledge to Emersons Green

29 January 2018 | Team news

Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre has appointed a new consultant orthopaedic surgeon to further boost the services available to patients across the region.

Good Health News

An easy way to ensure good health

17 December 2017 | Health news

It cleanses, hydrates and refreshes – there’s nothing quite like a nice cool glass of water. And not only does it feel satisfying, drinking water is vital for our bodies to function.

Six signs you may need cataract surgery

NICE guidance on cataracts – base it on patient need, not eye tests

27 October 2017 | Health news

Cataracts are a common eye condition. As you get older the lens inside your eye gradually changes and becomes less transparent and this affects your ability to see. 


Will Adams NHS Treatment Centre wins praise for endoscopy services

13 September 2017 | Team news

Endoscopy services at Will Adams NHS Treatment Centre have been given the seal of approval by the watchdog responsible for overseeing national accreditation.


Devizes NHS Treatment Centre rated ‘Good’

13 February 2017 | Team news

The Centre, which opened in 2006, was visited by CQC inspectors in September last year. The inspectors reported on two core services.

Lung cancer

The facts about the country’s biggest cancer killer

22 November 2016 | Health news

In many cases, people think they just have a stubborn cough or are just feeling below par without realising they may have cancer.

Shepton Mallet PROMS

Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre ‘best in the west’ for hip and knee surgery

29 July 2016 | Team news

A national measurement which grades patients’ health improvement following an operation has rated Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre top in the area for knee replacements.


Care UK wins national award for its pioneering payroll and human resources initiative

4 July 2016 | Team news

Care UK’s Health Care team has won the Midland HR Impact Award for best HR and Payroll Project Team.

Faster treatment

Increase in cases of cancers affecting men

22 April 2016 | Health news

This year it is expected that more than 43,000 men in this country will be diagnosed with prostate, testicular and penile cancer.

Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome

8 April 2015 | Health news

  Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) affects around six million people in the UK. It has a range of symptoms, including stomach pain, bloating, constipation, diarrhoea and vomiting. The name IBS is given to these set of symptoms which occur together but are actually unexplained, with no obvious biological reason, such as a change in the […]

Southampton UTC

Re-launched Minor Injury Unit proving a big success

17 December 2014 | Team news

The new-look Minor Injury Unit (MIU) at the Royal South Hants Hospital has seen a surge in attendance figures since it was re-launched in August.