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How to stay well during flu season

The flu season is upon us, and the last thing you need is to have your nose running and a headache clouding your judgement. Not to mention, with the coronavirus still present, you don’t want to be afflicted by similar symptoms and have to go through the inconvenience of PCR tests.

What jobs can you get when you have epilepsy?

Having epilepsy is a cause of stress on its own. One thing that those who have epilepsy need to avoid is to have a stressful job, especially as stress can be a primary cause for seizures.

Do I need a medical before fostering or adopting a child or working in childcare?

Are you thinking about adopting or fostering a child, or maybe considering working in childcare? If so you may be unsure about whether or not you will require a medical examination.

Summerfield Healthcare launches orthopaedic hand and wrist service

We are delighted to announce an expansion of our healthcare provision by launching a new orthopaedic hand and wrist service.

Back Care Awareness Week – you don’t have to suffer in silence!

Back pain can be a real misery – which is why it’s important to get it checked out and treated as soon as possible.

National Cholesterol Month – a great incentive to book a blood test!

October is National Cholesterol Month – a whole month dedicated to raising awareness and offering advice about the health dangers associated with high cholesterol.

Summerfield Healthcare’s exclusive offer as part of Shrewsbury Half Marathon sponsorship

The Shrewsbury Half Marathon takes place on Sunday, October 10th and we are delighted to be part of the event as one of the sponsors.

Summerfield Healthcare expands minor surgery services

At Summerfield Healthcare we believe you shouldn’t have to wait for the treatment you need – which is why we have expanded our minor surgery offerings.

High blood pressure and keeping it in check!

Do you know what your blood pressure reading should be? If not, it would be a good idea to find out because an estimated six million people in the UK have high blood pressure and don’t know it!

Summerfield Healthcare tackling blood testing shortages

A current shortage of blood test tubes is having a serious impact on the ability of the NHS to provide blood testing across the country. It’s a worrying situation, but it’s important for us to reassure people that they can still obtain a blood test with Summerfield Healthcare as we are fully stocked up on blood test vials.

Skin growths and peace of mind

Having seborrheic keratosis on your face or body is increasingly common and, whilst it isn’t necessarily something to be concerned about, it’s look-alike cousin, Melanoma, could be skin cancer.

Running the month to raise funds for Prostate Cancer research

July was a very hot month to take on the challenge of running 26.2 miles to raise money for charity.

But the Summer temperatures – which reached 34 on July 18th (the hottest day of the year) did not stop Summerfield Healthcare CQC manager Paul from completing his marathon challenge for Prostate Cancer UK.