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Luke Wells, services director at Practice Plus Group

Aylesbury prison anti-obesity programme praised by Her Majesty’s Inspector of Prisons

20 April 2021 | Team news

Healthcare and a wellbeing programme to beat prisoner obesity have been praised in the latest report by Her Majesty’s Inspector of Prisons (HMIP).

Paul Soley, physiotherapy manager and dementia lead at Practice Plus Group Hospital, Plymouth

Practice Plus Group Hospital, Plymouth appoints dementia lead

7 April 2021 | Team news

Practice Plus Group Hospital, Plymouth has appointed a dementia lead from among its team to further strengthen its offering to patients with dementia.

Ernest Onyema, lead ophthalmologist at Practice Plus Group Surgical Centre, Gillingham, examining a patient's eye

Sight-saving 72-hour NHS pledge from surgical centre

31 March 2021 | Team news

A vision-saving pledge is set to see people with suspected macular degeneration receive NHS assessment and treatment within 72 hours of referral.

Spring vegetables including carrots and onions

7 secret vegetables you should include in your Easter roast

30 March 2021 | Health news

If you want to spice up your Easter roast this weekend, we have a few unique veggie ideas that are not only super tasty but full of goodness!

Young woman ties up her trainers preparing for a run

Returning to exercise after lockdown

29 March 2021 | 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.

James Potter, PA at Practice Plus Group Hospital, Plymouth

From bomb disposal to pioneering healthcare role

22 March 2021 | Team news

James Potter is the first physician associate to have graduated without a first degree and with financial support from an independent sector healthcare provider.

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International accolades for our integrated urgent care service

19 March 2021 | Team news

Our Integrated Urgent Care (IUC) service won two awards at the European Contact Centre and Customer Services Awards (ECCCSA).

An oral surgeon performs an examination on a patient's mouth

£120,000 investment further enhances dental and ENT patient safety

10 March 2021 | Team news

Patients receiving oral surgery at Practice Plus Group Hospital, Southampton are benefitting from an enhanced COVID-19 secure environment, thanks to a £90,000 investment in new air handling systems.

Colleague from Practice Plus Group Hospital, Shepton Mallet holding the UKCA certificate

World first for Shepton Mallet emphasises patient safety

10 March 2021 | Team news

Practice Plus Group Hospital, Shepton Mallet is the first in the world to be awarded the United Kingdom Conformity Assessed (UKCA) certificate.

Firas Arnaout, orthopaedic surgeon at Practice Plus Group Hospital, Shepton Mallet

Somerset orthopaedic surgeon’s books ranked world-beating

8 March 2021 | Team news

Orthopaedic surgeon Firas Arnaout has had his books ranked as among the best in the world according to BookAuthority.

A nurse wearing a facemask holds both hands over her heard

Empowering yourself this International Women’s Day

5 March 2021 | Health news

Read some empowering advice from a few of our female colleagues at Practice Plus Group.

James Mico, radiology manager at Practice Plus Group Hospital, Shepton Mallet

From roads to radiology

4 March 2021 | Team news

“I always wanted to work in the medical field. I undertook some work experience and enjoyed radiography so decided to train in that discipline.”