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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.

Long COVID: How to spot it and what action to take

One of the major concerns about the present pandemic is Long COVID – a condition which involves long-term symptoms that can last for weeks or months after initially contracting the disease.

We are supporting Group B Strep Awareness Month – why not join us?

July is a very important month for the world’s leading charity fighting to eradicate Group B Strep (GBS) infection in babies. Group B Strep Support (GBSS) is an amazing organisation and one we at Summerfield Healthcare support with annual donations.

Diabetes – recognise the symptoms and take action!

Numbers of people with diabetes in the UK are on the rise – with a projected 5.3 million expected to be living with the condition within the next four years.

Men’s Health Awareness Week

As we enter June we’re prompted to discuss a topic that has been long neglected by so many – men’s health!

Meet our GPs

We are proud of our team at Summerfield Healthcare – a team of experts committed to providing the best care for our patients.

Lockdown implications for coil removal

When the country went into lockdown in March 2020, a halt was put on a wide range of non-urgent procedures. But more than a year on, the lack of access to some of those procedures are causing worry.

Mental health in the spotlight!

Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week provides an opportunity for us to highlight the growing numbers of dementia cases, worsened by COVID, and stress the importance of seeking help.

Do I need a health check if I’m fit and healthy?

Many people are guilty of neglecting their health and wellbeing at some point in their lives, but an annual health check can help you keep healthier for longer as well as being able to detect any early indications of an underlying illness.