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BAME Blood donors

Why we need more BAME blood donors

12 October 2021

By becoming a blood donor you could potentially save someone’s life and help people undergoing long-term treatments.

Knee replacement surgery

How do I know I need a knee replacement?

5 October 2021

Looking out for the early signs that you may need a knee replacement can help you on the route to a faster recovery and enable you to get back to your active everyday life.

Riding a bike

Riding a bike after knee replacement surgery – seven top tips

6 September 2021

Riding a bike can be really beneficial after knee surgery, but you should always seek advice from your physiotherapist or GP before you ‘saddle up’.

Hobby

Defeat boredom with a new hobby

24 August 2021

Is there a hobby you’ve always wanted to start but never had the time to? Well now might just be the perfect time to start!

Hip pain

5 signs you need a hip replacement

23 August 2021

If those aches and pains aren’t going away, you may be asking yourself ‘do I need a hip replacement?’

Six signs you may need cataract surgery

6 signs you may need cataract surgery

16 August 2021

Cataracts are a common eye condition. If left untreated, they can interfere with everyday life. 

Health anxiety

Health anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic

9 August 2021

During the COVID-19 pandemic you may have felt a heightened anxiety about your health, whether it’s constantly worrying you may have COVID-19 or worrying that you have an undiscovered underlying health problem.

Stay cool

Ways to stay cool at night and sleep better

17 June 2021

As the heat wave continues and the night’s offer little respite, not sleeping well because of it can make you feel over the summer novelty pretty quickly.

Paul Hayllar

Investment helps Urgent Treatment Centre stay COVID-secure

9 June 2021

We've invested in new monitors that enable clinicians to view X-rays away from busy areas of Practice Plus Group Urgent Treatment Centre, Southampton.

Ticks

How to be tick aware this summer

8 June 2021

With the summer season well and truly here, so are ticks. These blood-sucking creatures are no bigger than a pin yet have the potential to cause a whole range of health issues if given the chance to attach itself to your skin.

Practice Plus Group nurses in their own words

12 May 2021

To celebrate International Nurses Day, Practice Plus Group has gathered stories and words of wisdom from nurses around the business who were kind enough to share their thoughts and experiences.

Marcelle Michail

Broxbourne woman takes on national medical role

10 May 2021

Consultant anaesthetist Dr Marcelle Michail has become Practice Plus Group’s Medical Director, Secondary Care.

Spring cleaning

Spring cleaning: top tips for keeping your home clean

30 April 2021

If there was ever a time to have a big spring clean – now is it.

Karen Goodall

Raising awareness of glaucoma

21 April 2021

In the UK glaucoma affects 2% of people over the age of forty. It is usually caused by a build-up of pressure within the eye.

Spring vegetables

7 secret vegetables you should include in your Easter roast

30 March 2021

If you want to spice up your Easter roast this weekend, we have a few unique veggie ideas that are not only super tasty but full of goodness!

Back to exercise

Returning to exercise after lockdown

29 March 2021

Has your fitness level decreased since the start of lockdown? We don’t blame you. With the world stuck inside and your favourite television series a button away, becoming a couch potato has been easier than ever.

Southampton investment

£120,000 investment further enhances dental and ENT patient safety

10 March 2021

Patients receiving oral surgery at Practice Plus Group Hospital, Southampton are benefitting from an enhanced COVID-19 secure environment, thanks to a £90,000 investment in new air handling systems.

COVID-19 secure

Empowering yourself this International Women’s Day

5 March 2021

Read some empowering advice from a few of our female colleagues at Practice Plus Group.

ENT telepack

Equipment investment reduces risk of COVID infection

23 February 2021

The new equipment, called a ‘telepack’, combines a flexible endoscope with an integral light and camera connected to an HD monitor.

is snoring causing you trouble sleeping?

If you know someone who snores, read on…

19 February 2021

The key to relieving a snore is to establish what type of snorer you are. Fortunately, there are several simple tests you can do at home.