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  • Domestic Abuse- Getting Help and Support at a Crucial Time

    Few of us can deny that the last few months have been challenging, yet for an increasing number of people, the period of enforced lockdown has meant even greater suffering through unbearable and unacceptable levels of abuse in their homes. Such abuse can take many different forms including emotional abuse, physical or sexual abuse or…

  • Medical Photography, taking the right pictures for your GP

    The recent need for social distancing has had an impact on many of the services we took for granted just a few short months ago. A lot of things might look and feel unfamiliar and coming to terms with doing them a little differently has become an important part of our lives. For many doctors…

  • A Day in the Life of a Social Prescriber by Nicola Dreelan

      When I started working as a Social Prescriber back in October of last year, I was expecting a busy workload, complex cases and to meet a wide variety of people. I haven’t been disappointed, and just when I thought I was getting to grips with the role, along came COVID- 19 bringing with it…

  • The Importance of a Service You Can Trust

    Trust and confidence are both important factors when visiting your family doctor and the teams and services who work with them. Confidence is just as important to practitioners to ensure that help and advice is taken onboard, positive outcomes are achieved, and the very best levels of healthcare are delivered. For around nine out of…

  • The Science of Sleep

    Sleep is something that many of us take for granted, yet for those of us who have problems that might lead to poor natural sleep patterns, life can be unbearably difficult. Not just during the night but affecting every aspect of our daily routine.   Why sleep is so important   Sleep is important for…