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Concord Medical Centre to take over GP contract at St. Martins Surgery, Knowle

A local GP Practice will provide services at St. Martins Surgery, Knowle in Bristol for a twelve month temporary period following the recent resignation of the current partners. NHS England and Concord Medical Centre are in the final stages of agreeing a temporary contract starting from 15 September 2014. All services currently provided at the surgery continue. […]

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Pregnant women in Wiltshire urged to get free whooping cough vaccination

Health professionals from NHS England are urging pregnant women in Wiltshire to get vaccinated against whooping cough. This will protect their new baby during its first months from whooping cough, by passing on immunity from mother to child. Young babies are particularly at risk and can’t be vaccinated themselves until two months of age. On […]

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Pregnant women in Swindon urged to get free whooping cough vaccination

Health professionals from NHS England are urging pregnant women in Swindon to get vaccinated against whooping cough. This will protect their new baby during its first months from whooping cough, by passing on immunity from mother to child. Young babies are particularly at risk and can’t be vaccinated themselves until two months of age. On […]

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Pregnant women in Gloucestershire urged to get free whooping cough vaccination

Health professionals from NHS England are urging pregnant women in Gloucestershire to get vaccinated against whooping cough. This will protect their new baby during its first months from whooping cough, by passing on immunity from mother to child. Young babies are particularly at risk and can’t be vaccinated themselves until two months of age. On […]

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Young women in Surrey & Sussex urged to have the cervical screening test

Health professionals from NHS England are urging young women in Surrey & Sussex to have the cervical screening test as statistics show the take-up within this age group is low. A third of women aged between 25 and 29 eligible for cervical screening did not take up the offer of the screening test last year. […]

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Innovative Cranbrook GP practice aims to offer patients more flexibility

An innovative GP practice will make it easier for Cranbrook residents to get help from a GP by early 2015. A specification for the new service has been finalised, written in conjunction with Cranbrook residents and NHS England is now advertising for a provider to run the service. A pharmacy is also planned for the […]

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Pregnant women in Bristol, North Somerset, Somerset and South Gloucestershire urged to get free whooping cough vaccination

Health professionals from NHS England are urging pregnant women in Bristol, North Somerset, Somerset and South Gloucestershire to get vaccinated against whooping cough. This will protect their new baby from birth, by passing on immunity from mother to child. Young babies are particularly at risk and can’t be vaccinated themselves until two months of age. […]

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Pregnant women in Thames Valley urged to get free whooping cough vaccination

Health professionals from NHS England are urging pregnant women in Thames Valley to get vaccinated against whooping cough. This will protect their new baby from birth, by passing on immunity from mother to child. Three infant deaths from whooping cough have been confirmed in England this year where the babies’ mothers hadn’t been vaccinated. In […]

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