Category: Uncategorized

11

Jul2017
Health experts at Beacon Medical Group are urging patients to let them know in advance if they cannot attend their appointment after figures show more than 100 appointments are wasted each week. Claire Oatway, Chief Operating Officer at Beacon Medical Group, said: “Although our ‘Did Not Attend’ (DNA) rate is low ... Read More

05

Jul2017
Latest figures from Public Health England show Plymouth has the highest rate of obese 4-5 year-olds in the South West. As part of National Childhood Obesity Week, which runs until July 9th, we want to raise awareness of the dangers of being above a healthy weight during childhood and will be ... Read More

04

Jul2017
Are you looking for extra cash? Do you want to earn a little extra money over the next few weeks or months? Beacon Medical Group is looking for trained phlebotomists to cover annual leave and sickness throughout the summer. Shifts will ... Read More

04

Jul2017
We are looking for volunteers to help us get a diabetes support group off the ground – and in return we’ll help with your gardening, ironing, simple DIY or whatever else you may need a hand with! In our area over 2,000 people are living with Type 2 diabetes and estimates ... Read More

29

Jun2017
Please be aware that you will be unable to book an appointment or request prescription services online from 12pm on Monday 10th July until the morning of Tuesday 11th July. This is due to a system update. Any prescriptions left after 11am on Monday 10th July could be delayed for processing. We ... Read More

22

Jun2017
Beacon Medical Group are proud to be working with our pharmacy partners, Day Lewis, Boots and Well Pharmacies to support improvements to patient care across the Beacon population –starting with asthma management. If you have any questions about your asthma or if ... Read More

12

Jun2017
Notice of Closure 12.30pm Tuesday 20th June 2017 The practice will be closed across all sites on Tuesday 20th June 2017 for the first of our twice yearly closures. Our Clinical Governance sessions are a key training date for the practice and are important ... Read More

25

May2017
We are advising people to make sure their first aid cabinets are well-stocked in time for the May bank holiday weekend. Beacon Medical Group practices will be closed from 6.30pm Friday 26 May until 8am Tuesday 30 May and many pharmacies will be closed or have limited opening hours on bank ... Read More

24

May2017
Need an on the day appointment? Currently at Glenside there is an on the day appointing system that allows patients with urgent symptoms to be able to make an appointment or have a phone call back. THIS IS CHANGING. We will still be offering on the day appointing just not at first point ... Read More

23

May2017
Dear patients, You may recall that earlier this year we announced our intention to merge with Ocean Health. Our goal was to establish a larger practice to help strengthen patient services for the long term. A spokesperson for Beacon Medical Group said: “Unfortunately the merger will not proceed, primarily because of staffing ... Read More