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Knee replacement surgery

How do I know I need a knee replacement?

18 February 2021

Looking out for the early signs that you may need a knee replacement can help you on the route to a faster recovery and enable you to get back to your active everyday life.

Healthy valentines day

9 tips to having a healthy Valentine’s Day

9 February 2021

Show your partner you care by treating them to a healthy Valentine’s Day that’s full of thoughtful gifts and activities!

Jack Fordham-Smith

Return to Plymouth for radiographer

4 February 2021

Jack Fordham-Smith has returned to his home city to be a radiographer at one of the region’s most popular hospitals.

2021 article

5 things to look forward to in 2021

15 January 2021

Apart from celebrating that 2020 is now over, there are lots of things to look forward to in 2021! Here’s our top five.

Fiona Nelson

Somerset radiologist appointed to national role

7 January 2021

Fiona Nelson has been appointed Diagnostic Imaging Lead at Practice Plus Group.

Dog

The benefits of having a furry friend

6 January 2021

Having a dog can be beneficial for your health in many different ways, from lowering your stress levels to reducing blood pressure – it’s no wonder they’re called “man’s best friend”!

Christmas Tradition

Breaking tradition: having a different kind of Christmas

21 December 2020

Tradition is important to many of us. It helps us feel a sense of belonging and give us stability in a chaotic, unpredictable world.

Pocket Physio

Introducing Pocket Physio from Practice Plus Group

17 December 2020

Pocket Physio is available to download for free on the Apple App Store for iOS and the Google Play Store for Android.

Virtual Christmas

How to tell your family you won’t be seeing them for Christmas this year

11 December 2020

If you’ve already tried to have the conversation and it didn’t go well, or you’ve been avoiding your family like the coronavirus just so you don’t have to break the bad news, then you’re in the right place – AND – you’re not alone.

Plymouth 15th year

Practice Plus Group Hospital, Plymouth celebrates 15 years

11 December 2020

Practice Plus Group Hospital, Plymouth, first opened its doors to NHS patients on 25th April 2005. From the very outset the hospital was popular with patients. Of the 300 who were the first to be offered treatment there, 297 accepted.

National Grief Week

Normalising grief and getting people talking

2 December 2020

From the 2nd- 8th December, it’s National Grief Awareness Week, which aims to break the taboo around grief, and encourage a safe space to talk about the subject.

Antibiotic guardian

The rise of antibiotic resistance and raising global awareness

23 November 2020

The overuse of antibiotics on humans and animals has become a growing problem across the world, causing the emergence of antibiotic resistance.

Six signs you may need cataract surgery

Six signs you may need cataract surgery

20 November 2020

While cataracts can interfere with everyday life if left untreated, cataract surgery is a successful procedure with good results for almost all patients.

Seasonal Affective Disorder

There’s no need to be SAD: How to beat seasonal depression

19 November 2020

The winter blues are also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and can affect everyone differently.

Measure

Obese people at higher risk of getting seriously ill from COVID-19

16 November 2020

In the UK, obesity is one of the biggest health crises with 63% of adults in England being overweight or living with obesity.

Couple

Fun couples things to do in lockdown in 2021

12 November 2020

Finished your favourite series together? Watched all the films on your watch list? It’s understandable that you might be running out of ideas of what to do as a couple.

X-ray

£93,000 investment in X-ray at Plymouth hospital

12 November 2020

A £93,000 investment has been made in X-ray equipment at popular hospital Practice Plus Group Hospital Plymouth (formerly Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre).

Health anxiety

Health anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic

6 November 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic you may have felt a heightened anxiety about your health, whether it’s constantly worrying you may have COVID-19 or worrying that you have an undiscovered underlying health problem.

Healthy Halloween

Ghoulish recipes for a healthy Halloween

30 October 2020

Even though Halloween is built on sweets and treats, there is still an opportunity to make health conscious decisions without losing the fun. Take a look at our healthy Halloween dishes to get everyone in the spirit of the season.

Cathy Thuis-Harris

Return home for Theatre Manager

29 October 2020

Practice Plus Group Hospital Plymouth, has appointed Cathy Thuis-Harris to the role of Theatre Manager, and it is a return home to Plymouth after some time away.

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