News, blogs & events
21 May 2020 | Health news
Nail biting is a common habit that can be triggered by overstimulation and feelings of anxiety.
6 April 2020 | Health news
April is the awareness month for both bowel cancer and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). If your doctor says that you need endoscopy to investigate symptoms, you can ask to be referred to us to have your tests done.
23 March 2020 | Health news
The ironic thing about hypochondria is that it’s actually a medical condition itself. People with health anxiety may not be suffering from the illnesses they imagine they have but they may be suffering from a mental health condition which can seriously affect their wellbeing.
10 March 2020 | Team news
A national measure of the results of surgery has identified Shepton Mallet Treatment Centre as best in the country for primary knee replacement surgery.
21 February 2020 | Team news
When Dr Susanne Charlton a GP at Port View Surgery, needed treatment for trigger thumb and a carpal tunnel decompression, she turned to Peninsula Treatment Centre in Plymouth.
19 February 2020 | Health news
Sinusitis is when your nasal passages becomes inflamed, usually due to an infection caused after a flu or cold.
15 January 2020 | Health news
An endoscope is a long, thin, flexible tube that has a light and camera at the end for doctors to see the inside of your body on a television screen.
13 January 2020 | Team news
A £300,000 investment in sterile services will see patients at Practice Plus Group Surgical Centre, Gillingham safer than ever.
8 January 2020 | Health news
Is your dandruff making you feel self-conscious? Fear not, dandruff can affect any of us and there are multiple ways of getting rid or reducing it.
8 December 2019 | Health news
More than 70,000 knee replacements took place across England and Wales last year. It is a major, yet effective and common operation and over time becomes the only way to eradicate pain and improve quality of life. How do you know when you need a knee replacement?
1 December 2019 | Health news
The maximum waiting time for non-urgent consultant-led treatments is 18 weeks, and if you have to wait longer this is known as a ‘breach’. With a little research and discussion with your GP or other referring clinician, it is possible to receive such treatment well within the 18-week maximum period.
19 October 2019 | Health news
Periods are natural, healthy and a part of the female experience, for most women; and though no two women’s periods are the same.