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Keep warm with winter warmth packs

AS the days are getting colder and we witness temperatures dropping to below zero the Healthy Homes project wants to ensure that everyone is kept cosy if they are struggling…

Frome Medical Practice hosts anxiety support session for adult patients

FROME Medical Practice is holding an online anxiety support session for patients. The session will be hosted by mental health nurse practitioner, Brice, and will take place online on Tuesday…

Our health services are under enormous pressure, but we are open and available say local GPs

GP practices across Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire have issued an open letter to all residents across the region.  They write, “It’s no secret that GP practices…

Don’t let your senses go up in smoke

WE all know the harmful effects smoking can have on our lungs, but many are not aware of the impact it can have on our sight and hearing.   With research…

NHS calls on people to consider lifechanging careers in NHS

THE NHS has urged young people to take the best decision they’ll ever make and begin a career in the NHS.  NHS England has launched the health service’s annual recruitment…

It is more important than ever to get your flu jab this winter

AS winter begins to approach, flu vaccination clinics are starting to take place across GP surgeries and local pharmacies in Somerset.     NHS Somerset say, “We are encouraging people in…

Preparing for the winter ahead – Update from Frome Medical Practice

FROME Medical Practice has issued an update on winter vaccinations and ways in which people can look after their health as winter approaches. Senior partner at Frome Medical Practice, Dr…

Get tech savvy with the Digital Cafe

CONTINUING with their local digital support initiatives, Health Connections Mendip are setting up a free Digital Café, to take place at Frome’s Cheese & Grain, every Thursday morning between 10am…

Frome says no to mental health services cut

A DEMONSTRATION was held in Frome recently against the planned closure of the last dedicated mental health ward in Mendip.  St Andrew’s Ward in Wells is expected to close in…

Flu and Covid booster vaccine roll out begins

FROME Medical Practice has begun rolling out flu vaccinations and Covid booster jabs in the run up to winter.  Its annual flu vaccination campaign began earlier this month, with the…

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