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Vaccination status and travel

Did you know that from 17 May, you may be able to show your COVID-19 vaccination status as proof when travelling abroad? There are not many countries that currently accept proof of vaccination. So for the time being most people will still need to...

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Covid Vaccination Update

A spokesperson for Beacon Medical Group said: “Beacon Medical Group has been running the vaccination programme out of the Glenside Medical Centre for patients in cohorts 1-9 since December 2020. “The team have vaccinated over 13,000 people and...

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Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy 12TH APRIL 2021 | BEACONMEDICAL | LATEST NEWS Phlebotomists are part of the Assistant Technical Officer (ATO) group of staff based within the Combined Laboratory. The phlebotomy team provides a venepuncture service to both inpatients and...

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Opioid ‘thermometer’ for patients

Take the temperature of your opioid painkillers. In persistent pain, using opioid painkillers, such as codeine, tramadol and morphine for more than a few months, has not been shown to be helpful. As doses increase above the equivalent of 120mg...

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Digital Health Devon

Digital Health Devon’s digital training courses explain things clearly in plain English to help you get online and be confident in using online GP services and navigate the health and care services available online. They also offer 1-2-1 remote support...

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