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Meet... Dr Penny Edrich!

Meet... Dr Penny Edrich, Partner GP at The Milton Surgery

 

Please can you share with us why you decided on reading medicine at university? What does a productive day look like for you at Milton Surgery and why?

I have always wanted to be ...

NHS Patients, staff and visitors must continue to wear face coverings in healthcare settings

England’s Chief Nurse has today reminded the public that everyone accessing or visiting healthcare settings must continue to wear a face covering and follow social distancing rules. 

 

Read more here.

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Meet our... Nicky Leighton

Meet our… Nicky Leighton, Patient Services Operating Manager at 168 Medical Group!

 

Hello Nicky. Tell us a bit out what your job role entails?

This is a really tough question as I do a bit of anything and everything! My primary responsibilities are looking after our ...

Weston health event gives women an opportunity to 'break the stigma' around menopause

Around 100 women joined an event at Weston-super-Mare’s Winter Garden’s this week (Tuesday 29th June) to discuss the impacts of menopause with medical experts and break down the stigma that still surrounds it.

The socially distanced event, run by the local General Practice (GP) partnership Pier Health Group, brought a ...

Vaccinations at the Winter Gardens...

Queues for vaccinations at the Winter Gardens...

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Pier Health hits over 80,000 vaccinations!

Pier Health hits over 80,000 vaccinations at Riverbank Medical Centre! 

Cakes, cakes and more cakes...

 

https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6812682283577851904 

 

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Congratulations to Graham Road Surgery!

A huge congratulations to Graham Road Surgery who were presented with the Community Champions Award 2021 on 4th June 2021.

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Meet our... Liz Mallett, Research Nurse

Liz, tell us a bit about yourself and what inspired you to stay in nursing for 30 years?

Hello, I started nursing at the age of 13, working in a nursing home. Sincequalifying I have worked in respiratory, cardiology and cardiac surgery ...

Television star John Heather working his magic...

Local GP Dr John Heather explains how Riverbank vaccination centre in Weston-super-Mare has been so successful in delivering the COVID19 vaccine.

https://fb.watch/5Li0Gsv8wK/

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Meet our... Alexandra Richards

Tell us a bit about yourself and what inspired you to take on nursing as a career.

I’m Alex, Advanced Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Manager for Winscombe and Banwell Family Practice. I have two boys aged 20 and 17 and re-married in 2017 and became a step ...

Celebrating International Nurses Day

Celebrating the achievements of our Pier Health Nurses on International Nurses Day. You called, we answered!

See how we are marking the occasion here ...

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Coverage in the Weston Mercury as 50,000th COVID vaccination given!

Pier's vaccination programme received recognition in the Weston Mercury as the 50,000th dose was administered on Wednesday 21st April - take a look at the article below!

Medics administer 50,000th dose of Covid vaccine in Worle | Weston Mercury (thewestonmercury.co.uk)

 

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Covid-19 Vaccination Update - 2nd Doses

Covid-19 Vaccination Update 2nd Doses

Pier Health is presently calling patients for their 2nd dose vaccinations. This will happen NO LATER than the 11th week after your initial vaccination (if you feel you have been overlooked please contact your GP surgery they will be happy to help).

We initially send our invites ...

Meet our ... Dr Dan Azimzadeh

Meet Dr Dan Azimzadeh, Lead GP Graham Rd Surgery

What does your day job entail?

I spend the majority of my working day assessing and treating patients, promoting a healthy population and supporting the wider clinical team – my very talented colleagues! You will most likely find me in the ‘Patient Triage ...

International Women's Day 2021 at Pier

 We celebrated International Women's Day this year by shining a spotlight on just some of the incredible women that make up our team at Pier Health Group. Click on their names below to watch their videos!

Brandie DeignanOur CEO Brandie Deignan explains why this year’s #IWD, with ...

These are the hands

RCN Ambassador, Emilia Clarke recites Michael Rosen’s poem ‘These are the hands’, which was written for the 60th anniversary of the NHS in 2008.

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A vision for joining up services for better care

Since October 2017, the Healthy Weston programme has been looking at how to change and improve local services in Weston-super-Mare, Worle, Winscombe and the surrounding areas including North Sedgemoor. 

Specifically, Healthy Weston has been looking at how healthcare services are organised and delivered, and how they could work better together to ...

Pier Health launches new patient tool 'askmyGP'

On January 8th 2019, Tudor Lodge Surgery in Weston-super-Mare launched a new online service called 'askmyGP', which allows GPs to control their day by deciding whether patients can be simply contacted directly or offered a face-to-face appointment. The tool means patients can see their GP at a time that’s convenient ...

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