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Patient survey about NHS services at The Locality Health Centre, Weston-super-Mare

Patients of the Locality Health Centre in Weston-super-Mare are being asked for their views to help shape future services at the practice. The NHS is holding a procurement exercise to find a provider for The Locality Health Centre practice in Weston-super-Mare to continue running the practice. This is because the current contract for the practice […]

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Dermatologist warns outdoor workers on the increased risks of skin cancer

A dermatologist is urging outdoor workers to take a safer approach as the hot weather continues. Research shows that skin cancer is growing at a faster rate in men than women, and that they are worse at protecting themselves from the danger of the sun. In males in the UK melanoma skin cancer is the […]

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Discharge of Charlie Rowley from Salisbury District Hospital

Lorna Wilkinson, Director of Nursing at Salisbury District Hospital said today: I am pleased to confirm that earlier today, Charlie Rowley was discharged from hospital. Charlie has been through an appalling experience most of us could never imagine. Today is a very welcome milestone in his recovery and all of us here at Salisbury Hospital wish […]

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Collecting prescriptions in Amesbury

NHS England is aware of some patient concerns around delays collecting prescriptions from Boots in Salisbury Street Amesbury, due to the extra demand there while the second Boots store on Stonehenge Walk is temporarily closed during the police investigation into the poisoning of two Amesbury residents. Boots have extended their opening hours at their Salisbury […]

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Statement from Salisbury District Hospital

Lorna Wilkinson, Director of Nursing at Salisbury District Hospital said: “Following my update yesterday, I’m delighted to be able to tell you that Charlie Rowley has made further progress overnight. “He is no longer in a critical condition. “His condition is now serious, but stable. Our staff will continue to work hard to provide the […]

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Statement from Salisbury District Hospital

Lorna Wilkinson, Director of Nursing at Salisbury District Hospital, said today: “We have seen a small but significant improvement in the condition of Charlie Rowley. He is in a critical but stable condition, and is now conscious. “While this is welcome news, clearly we are not out of the woods yet. Charlie is still very […]

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Update on the Amesbury incident

Dr Christine Blanshard, Medical Director at Salisbury District Hospital: “The death of Dawn Sturgess is desperately sad news. I want to express my condolences – and those of everyone here at Salisbury District Hospital –  to Dawn’s family. We will work with the Police to give them all the support that they need. “The loss […]

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Update on the Amesbury incident

Updated: 10 July at 5.22pm Following exposure to a nerve agent on Saturday 30 June, one inpatient (a man in his 40s) remains in the care of Salisbury District Hospital. He is in a critical but stable condition, and is now conscious. Public Health England has issued further advice for the public on their website. […]

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Local health and care heroes among winners of NHS70 Awards

Staff representing the NHS from across the South have today (Wednesday 4th July) been honoured in parliament as a part of a special, one-off competition to mark the NHS’s 70th birthday. The NHS70 Parliamentary Awards, sponsored by IBM and Teva, were launched in February to recognise the massive contribution made by the individuals who work […]

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