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Michaela Booth, national patient engagement lead at Practice Plus Group

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.

External building shot of Practice Plus Group Surgical Centre, Gillingham

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, head of clinical services at Practice Plus Group Ophthalmology

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, head of nursing and clinical services at Practice Plus Group Surgical Centre, St Mary's Portsmouth

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, services director at Practice Plus Group

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.

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Practice Plus Group nurses in their own words

12 May 2021 | Team news

To celebrate International Nurses Day, Practice Plus Group has gathered stories and words of wisdom from nurses around the business who were kind enough to share their thoughts and experiences.

Marcelle Michail, medical director secondary care at Practice Plus Group

Broxbourne woman takes on national medical role

10 May 2021 | Team news

Consultant anaesthetist Dr Marcelle Michail has become Practice Plus Group’s Medical Director, Secondary Care.

Healthcare colleagues standing outside HMP Exeter

Test and treat Hepatitis C campaign at HMP Exeter a HITT

7 May 2021 | Team news

Working together with the Hepatitis C Trust and pharmaceutical company Gilead, Practice Plus Group are attempting to eliminate the virus by 2025.

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How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted healthcare recruitment?

6 May 2021 | Team news

We spoke to our recruitment team to see how their day-to-day roles have been transformed in each healthcare sector.

Older woman wearing gloves cleans her windows with a cloth

Spring cleaning: top tips for keeping your home clean

30 April 2021 | Health news

If there was ever a time to have a big spring clean – now is it.

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New mobile eye service helps to save the sight of people in Yorkshire

27 April 2021 | Team news

We are thrilled to announce a new, mobile sight-saving service in York and Bradford for the debilitating disease Wet AMD.

Karen Goodall, medical director at Practice Plus Group Ophthalmology

Raising awareness of glaucoma

21 April 2021 | Health news

In the UK glaucoma affects 2% of people over the age of forty. It is usually caused by a build-up of pressure within the eye.