Archive | October, 2017

NEW Antibiotics Don’t Work For Everything Campaign 2017

The use of antibiotics when they are not needed is creating “one of the most dangerous global crises facing the modern world today”, a new campaign is warning. Public Health England (PHE) has launched the new “Keep Antibiotics Working” campaign to tackle the growing resistance to the drugs.   TV and radio adverts and posters […]

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TECHNICAL ISSUES RESOLVED

We believe that that technical issues have now been resolved. We would like to thank all of our patients for their patience during this time. Thank you Beacon Medical Practice

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Technical Issues

Please note that we are currently experiencing technical difficulties at Beacon Medical Practice. We have no access to computer systems or telephones. We are working to resolve this issue as quickly as possible. At present we are only dealing with emergencies and are in the process of trying to redirect patients where appropriate. Thank you […]

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NHS Alcohol Awareness Week – 13th – 19th November 2017

13th – 19th November 2017 is Alcohol Awareness Week. It is estimated that the cost of alcohol on society is £21 Billion. The aim of Alcohol Awareness Week is to get people to think about alcohol – how it affects us as individuals, families, communities and society as a whole. For some facts on alcohol […]

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COPD Awareness Month – November 2017

1st – 30th November 2017 is COPD Awareness Month. COPD. or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, deescribes a group of lung conditions that mak eit difficult to empty air out o fthe lungs because your airways have been narrowed. Living with COPD makes it difficult for you to breathe, and you might find everyday tasks a […]

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Stoptober – is back for 2017!

All the support you need to quit! From a free app and daily emails, to face-to-face expert support and much more – there’s loads of support to help you quit, so choose the combination that’s right for you. To find out more, click the link: https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/stoptober/home  

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