2 September 2020 | Health news
We’re here with more mealtime inspiration! Our ‘Breakfast, lunch and dinner’ food series is all about good food, quick food and using up whatever you have in the cupboard. Don’t have something the recipe calls for? Substitute it for something you do have.
26 August 2020 | Health news
Wednesday 26th August is National Dog Day, which celebrates all things canine. Having a dog can be beneficial for your health in many different ways, from lowering your stress levels to reducing blood pressure – it’s no wonder they’re called “man’s best friend”!
18 August 2020 | Health news
Has your fitness level decreased since the start of lockdown? We don’t blame you. With the world stuck inside and your favourite television series a button away, becoming a couch potato has been easier than ever.
11 August 2020 | Health news
As the heat wave continues and the night’s offer little respite, not sleeping well because of it can make you feel over the summer novelty pretty quickly. Here’s a few tips to help you claim back the night.
6 August 2020 | Health news
In the UK, obesity is one of the biggest health crises with 63% of adults in England being overweight or living with obesity.
27 July 2020 | Team news
An award-winning orthopaedic surgeon from Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre is one of just 30 orthopaedic surgery experts worldwide who have contributed to a new orthopaedic textbook for medical students, trainees and junior surgeons – “Orthopaedics of the Upper and Lower Limb”.
1 June 2020 | Health news
Finished your favourite series together? Watched all the films on your watch list? In our eleventh week of lockdown it’s understandable that you might be running out of ideas of what to do as a couple.
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.
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.
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.