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12

Sep2017
As the practice approaches its busiest time of year, staff at Beacon Medical Group are being encouraged to take steps to protect themselves, patients, their colleagues and family by getting a flu jab. And Practice Manager, Claire Oatway, is hoping to lead ... Read More

11

Sep2017
Students heading to university are being urged to get vaccinated against the deadly meningitis infection. Dr Jonathan Cope, managing GP partner at Beacon Medical Group is concerned at recent reports from the Royal College of Nursing that only one third of eligible teenagers in England got their free vaccination last year. Older ... Read More

04

Sep2017

Problem with computer systems

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04/09/2017 We have limited access to our computer systems today due to a national issue with the system. We are therefore unable to process prescriptions, blood results and access appointment bookings. If you need to see one of our Urgent Care Team today please call us as normal. However, if you ... Read More

29

Aug2017
Patients at Beacon Medical Group feel they are listened to, given enough time and are seen promptly by their GP, new figures show. Latest data from the GP Patient Survey, published at the end of last month, shows the practice has improved on last years’ scores in many areas such as ... Read More

24

Aug2017
Our high-flying Chief Operating Officer, Claire Oatway, has been rated among the top 20 most inspiring managers in the country. Claire was praised by the national Management in Practice journal for her groundbreaking work in making a real difference to patients’ lives. It’s the first time the publication has compiled a list ... Read More

22

Aug2017
Beacon Medical Group is proud to be rolling out its No Waiting Room initiative to Glenside patients from October. The No Waiting Room initiative will see an Urgent Care Team (UCT), comprising practice pharmacists, advanced paramedic practitioners, nurse practitioners and GPs providing patients with the right specialist, at the right time. Patients ... Read More

15

Aug2017
Plymouth City Council is carrying out a public consultation on the following proposals; ◾To move Plum Tree Children's Centre and its services at Plympton St Maurice Primary School, Plympton, Plymouth, PL7 1UB and Woodford satellite site (Woodford Primary School, Litchaton Way, Plympton, Plymouth, Devon, PL7 4RR) from their current locations to ... Read More

15

Aug2017
Plymouth City Council and Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust are working in partnership to offer exercise classes to diabetics.

31

Jul2017
Check out Rally - the new FREE app for Devon County Council residents designed to help you make smarter choices and form healthier habits www.onesmallstep.org.uk/content/ouk-devoncty/livewelldevon/home/Rally.html

11

Jul2017
On July 1st new local guidance came into effect regarding NHS prescribing of gluten free foods. The new guidance recommends that patients less than 18 years of age should be able to receive a limited range of gluten free bread, flour, ... Read More