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Stephanie Parkman, radiographer at Practice Plus Group Surgical Centre, St Mary’s Portsmouth

Award goes to top Portsmouth radiographer

8 July 2021 | Team news

Stephanie won the InHealth prize for academic achievement in Clinical Reporting.

A nurse wearing a facemask holds both hands over her heard

National first for HMP Doncaster

8 July 2021 | Team news

HMP Doncaster has become the first large remand prison in England to have eliminated a potentially fatal virus from its population.

External building shot of Practice Plus Group Hospital, Shepton Mallet

Shepton Mallet hospital awarded for commitment to patient safety

6 July 2021 | Team news

The hospital has been awarded NJR Quality Data Provider status.

Spencer and Dave Tall, hip replacement patients, on crutches in front of a river

We care for all our patients as if they were family and this time they were!

6 July 2021 | Team news

Spencer Tall, 44, and his father Dave, 70, had hip replacement surgery at our Plymouth hospital.

Giorgia Caradonna from Practice Plus Group

Nurse learns Sign Language to help care for prisoners with hearing impairments

1 July 2021 | Team news

Giorgia Caradonna taught herself British Sign Language (BSL) to better communicate with deaf patients.

Two woman smiling in an open plan office

5 tips for your first day at a new job

28 June 2021 | Team news

We’re here to guide you through your first day and provide a few useful tips for getting the very most out of it.

Woman sleeping with fridge door open to cool her

Ways to stay cool at night and sleep better

17 June 2021 | 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.

John O’Brien, service director at Practice Plus Group Ophthalmology

Virtual events raise awareness during Macular Week

11 June 2021 | Team news

The events will give participants the opportunity to ask questions about the disease while learning more about the ophthalmology service.

Nurul Ahad, medical director at Practice Plus Group

Ilford hospital awarded for commitment to patient safety

10 June 2021 | Team news

Practice Plus Group Hospital, Ilford has been awarded NJR Quality Data Provider status.

Paul Hayllar, UTC service and diagnostic imaging manager at Practice Plus Group Urgent Treatment Centre, Southampton

Investment helps Urgent Treatment Centre stay COVID-secure

9 June 2021 | Team news

We’ve invested in new monitors that enable clinicians to view X-rays away from busy areas of Practice Plus Group Urgent Treatment Centre, Southampton.

Two hikers in a forest rest on a rock and check their legs for ticks

How to be tick aware this summer

8 June 2021 | Health news

With the summer season well and truly here, so are ticks. These blood-sucking creatures are no bigger than a pin yet have the potential to cause a whole range of health issues if given the chance to attach itself to your skin.

Luke Wells, services director at Practice Plus Group

Dementia Awareness Week at HMP Bure sees preparations for life after lockdown

8 June 2021 | Team news

The UK has an ageing prisoner population. At HMP Bure, Badersfield, 40 percent of prisoners are aged 60 and over.