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It’s easy to see your GP: 6 things you need to know

Authored by Mary

More and more people in Devon are seeing their GPs as services continue to adapt to keep people safe from coronavirus.

Services like routine vaccinations and smear tests are now being offered, in addition to usual weekday GP appointments which can be held by phone, online or face-to-face.

Many people are surprised to know that GP services are fully available. Here’s how it...

Avoid flu – book your child’s vaccination appointment

Authored by Sarah Parker

Amid warnings that new cases of flu could peak over the busy Christmas period, the parents of a nine-year-old boy from Devon who died from the illness in January last year, are calling on parents to vaccinate their children.

The request follows the release of data from Public Health England (PHE), showing that GP consultations across the country for Influenza-like illness have risen...

71% in South West face potential winter flu misery this Christmas

Authored by Mary

71% of people in South West are putting themselves at risk of contracting flu, according to recent research by Well Pharmacy

Of the 71% who haven’t had the flu jab administered this winter, 54% stated that they didn’t feel as though they needed it and one in ten were too scared of needles to have the procedure undertaken.

In fact, more than 30% of people in South West cited ‘...

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