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Changes to Dental Helpline

PEOPLE living in Somerset, who are not registered with a dental practice, should now call NHS 111 if they need urgent treatment or advice.   Following an initial call with a…

Understanding empathy

FOLLOWING on from the Frome Kindness Festival, local nonprofit group, The Good Heart, is planning a year-round programme of events exploring how to deepen our capacity for kindness and compassion.…

Cardiac screening event for young people postponed

A CARDIAC screening day for young people has been postponed due to a shortage of medical staff.  The event was due to be held this month in memory of Julian…

Frome Medical Practice – Reflecting on 2021

2021 has been a year like no other for people around the world. For people working in primary care the challenges have been numerous – an increasing demand for services,…

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…

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…

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