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    OUT-of-hours medical services in Devon have been rated ‘good’ across all areas by regulator the Care Quality Commission [CQC]. Devon Doctors Ltd, which is responsible for the provision of the county’s out-of-hours GP service and NHS 111 helpline, was graded ‘good’ in all five assessment areas, which examine if the service is safe, effective, caring and well led, and if it responds to people’s needs. The CQC, which regulates health and social care in... read more »
    Doctors in Devon have issued useful advice on staying well over the bank holiday weekend as well as guidance on choosing the right service if you need professional healthcare. GP surgeries will be closed on bank holiday Monday [May 29] but there is a wide range of services available which provide fast and effective health advice and treatment, from minor injuries to serious conditions. Dr Simon Kerr, a GP in Ottery St Mary and chair of the eastern locality of NHS Northern, Eastern... read more »
    A Devon GP is set to spend half an hour up close and personal with six Tiger sharks – including a 12ft female who weighs in at more than 300kg and goes by the name of Storm – in order to boost the coffers of a national cancer charity. Dr Mark Eggleton, a GP at Lifton Surgery, on the border of Devon and Cornwall, will be taking part in a charity shark dive at the Blue Planet Aquarium in Manchester this Friday [February 24]. Mark, who lives in Northlew, near Okehampton,... read more »
    If you’re an employer, there are many reasons to look after the health of your workforce.  It goes without saying that you should always care about the people who work for you. But healthy staff members are also more motivated, recover from sickness quicker and are at less risk of long-term illness. And that can only be good for business.  With this in mind, Devon Doctors are working with employers across the county... read more »
    As the cold weather sets in, most of us go in search of our gloves and fluffy socks to try and keep our extremities warm. But feeling the cold in your fingers or toes could mean more than a change in the seasons, so it’s important to know when it could be sign of a more serious health condition. Cold hands and feet Raynaud's phenomenon is a common condition which affects more than 10,000 people in the UK. It makes your fingers and toes change colour and become very painful... read more »


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