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    Jan
    12
    NHS doctors are urging people across Devon to get vaccinated against flu at their local pharmacy, under a new scheme introduced this winter. After the mildest winter on record, experts are warning that the flu season has now started with increasing numbers of flu-like illnesses presenting to GPs. With colder weather expected across the South West imminently, the advice is to get the flu jab to protect yourself. The pharmacy scheme aims to increase uptake of the vaccine, especially among... read more »
    Dec
    01
    Devon Doctors has helped a Plymouth GP and Ivybridge Rotary Club to raise almost £17,000 to help victims of April’s Nepal earthquake. The quake, which measured 7.8 on the Richter scale, killed more than 9,000 people, injuring 23,000 more; it affected the lives of at least eight million people, leaving many homeless, and prompted a huge fundraising effort from General Practitioner Dr Paul Fletcher. That effort concluded earlier this month when Ivybridge Rotary... read more »
    Sep
    30
    A surgery operated by Devon Doctors' subsidiary Access Health Care now boasts its very own table-tennis table. Cranbrook Medical Centre, which is situated in Devon's first new standalone settlement since the middle ages, is the latest location to join the free street ping pong phenomenon which has seen table tennis tables popping up in remarkable and surprising places across the Exeter area. Cranbrook almost missed out as finding a suitable location for the table... read more »
    Jul
    21
    Devon Doctors stands to benefit from a landmark agreement between NEW Devon and 73 GP practices, as the CCG works to bring digital maturity to the county. Agreements to electronically share information with fellow clinicians outside the GP surgery mean that the health service can avoid costly, time-consuming phone calls and paper chases. GP practices decide which hospitals and care providers they wish to share with [currently Devon Doctors, Northern Devon Healthcare Trust & Devon... read more »
    Apr
    02
    Patients who suffer from minor ailments such as coughs and colds are being asked to visit their local pharmacy this Easter.   With most GP practices closed on Friday, April 3, and not reopening until Tuesday, April 7, community pharmacies could prove a vital place for patients to go to get advice and treatment for minor ailments.   Pharmacists are able to offer quick, early advice to patients who feel under the weather and can now provide some medicines usually only available... read more »

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