North Colchester Healthcare Centre
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Patient Choice – what choice do you have when it comes to the referral of your NHS treatment?

Patient Choice – what choice do you have when it comes to the referral of your NHS treatment?

June 27 2017

It isn’t a widely known fact, but if you or a loved one needs to be referred to an NHS specialist, you can choose to access any hospital or treatment centre in England. As long as the facility provides services to the NHS and offers the treatment you require, choosing where to have your NHS treatment gives you greater control of your care and hopefully better outcomes.

Care UK’s guide to help family carers

Care UK’s guide to help family carers

May 25 2017

Our talented colleagues in Residential Care recently launched a guide called A helping hand, an easy-to-follow guide packed with practical and emotional advice and support from our own care colleagues.

Your summer survival guide

Your summer survival guide

May 24 2017

The Care UK Health Care summer survival guide is here to see you through those hazy days that will soon be on their way, with recipes, things to do and tips for keeping your house cool.

A great turnout for the centre’s first Open Day

A great turnout for the centre’s first Open Day

May 4 2017

Our North Colchester Health Centre recently opened its doors and invited local carers, people with learning disabilities and members of the Patient Participation Group (PPG) in for the centre’s very first Open Day.

New book to be released for one of our own registrars

New book to be released for one of our own registrars

May 2 2017

Congratulations to Dr Afiniki Akanet, one of our Warwickshire registrars, on her upcoming book release, Life Without Coffee: Choosing happiness over stress.

Dealing with arthritis

Dealing with arthritis

April 3 2017

One in six of us experiences joint pain every day. It can make day-to-day tasks, like brushing your teeth, making a cup of tea or getting a good night’s sleep really difficult. 

Your guide to surviving spring

Your guide to surviving spring

March 15 2017

We’ve created a little guide to help you survive spring with things to do, tips for hay fever sufferers, and new recipes to try that will make the most of the season’s new tastes.

Learn more about ovarian and prostate cancer

Learn more about ovarian and prostate cancer

March 7 2017

Awareness of cancer, thanks in no small part to extensive media coverage, has never been higher. During the month of March, awareness campaigns are running all over - specifically aimed at two types of cancer: ovarian and prostate. So let’s find out some more about them:

Shedding light on Endometriosis

Shedding light on Endometriosis

March 7 2017

This International Women’s Day and Endometriosis Awareness Week, we are shedding light on the condition that affects an estimated 176 million women worldwide, yet it’s one that very few women have even heard of. So what better time to take a look at this common condition?

Time to talk about eating disorders

Time to talk about eating disorders

February 23 2017

The number of people with eating disorders is growing, and, according to UK eating disorder charity BEAT, fifteen percent of their calls last year were from women over 40 years of age.

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