Stay cool

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

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

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

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.


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

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.

Michaela Booth

Peer Support Awards

1 June 2021 | Team news

New Peer Support Awards sees prisoners formally recognised for their efforts in providing valuable healthcare support to peers in prison.

Video interview

How to prepare for your video interview

28 May 2021 | Team news

With many job interviews now conducted via video chat, our recruiters have provided a few tips to help you prepare and succeed.


Patients sought to help create the services of the future

26 May 2021 | Team news

Former and current patients are being invited to join the centre’s patient forum, which helps to develop and improve services for other patients.

Julia Waldron

Practice Plus Group supports Dementia Action Week

21 May 2021 | Team news

The number of patients living with dementia in prison is rising in line with an aging prison population.

Alberto Anajao

Waiting list-busting NHS COVID response from specialist eye nurses at St Mary’s Surgical Centre

19 May 2021 | Team news

A new nurse-led service tackling a condition that can rob people of their sight is helping to reduce NHS waiting times that rose during the pandemic.

Luke Wells

Practice Plus Group to manage healthcare at new Five Wells prison

18 May 2021 | Team news

The prison, which is due to open in autumn 2021, will house up to 1,680 male prisoners nearing the end of their sentence.