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Hopefully, you saw the last blog from Julia Cook about her experience of working during the pandemic. Julia is back with some more reflections, and again is focusing on the positive changes in primary care.  It …

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Mental Health Awareness Week

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and this year the theme is ‘kindness’. This seems particularly apt considering so many amazing stories about acts of kindness shown during the pandemic. Sadly, there has also been some less …

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Diabetes & Coronavirus

The press has been rather quiet on the diabetes front, but articles on the news websites this morning show a worrying increase in risk for people with both types of diabetes. You can find the articles …

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Tackling a fear of technology

COVID-19 has brought a wave of change to the world, our communities and us personally. It has had a huge impact and brought much sadness and despair. In my own household it’s heightened teenage anxiety and …

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The changing world of the telephone asthma review

I’m writing this on VE day when we’re paying respect to those who lost their lives during the war, and at the same time coming together as a community to support each other in a time …

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International Nurses Day

Today we mark International Nurses Day, which each year is held on the birthday of Florence Nightingale. Normally this would be a time for celebration, but with the current pandemic it is a time to reflect …

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