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Assura Community Fund

Community projects in Wrexham can apply for a share of more than half a million pounds of the Assura Community Fund. The funds will support health and wellbeing projects for people living within 15 mile radius of Assura’s 574 primary care buildings.

Grants will be for up to £5,000 and are aiming to improve mental and emotional health and wellbeing.

Read the article here for more information and how to apply.

 

GP Trainee numbers on the rise

Figures released by Health Education England, show that GP trainee numbers have risen by 15% compared to last year. This increase means that the government is on track to meet their target for 3,500 new doctors this year.

The government also aims to deliver an extra 50 million appointments a year, and 6,000 more doctors in general practice.

Read the article in full here

Award winning GP Practice in York

Great news for The Old School Medical Practice, in York, which has won the “Green Impact for Health” award for reducing their carbon footprint.

The initiative was developed by the National Union of Students, and run by RCGP, it has been developed in order to help and encourage GP Practices to reduce plastic waste and increase recycling.

Well done to everyone involved!

Award winning practice

 

Transformations within Primary Care

Since lockdown began, GP surgeries across the UK have had to completely change the way they worked, offering video and telephone consultations in place of face to face appointments. GPs in the Rochdale area have said that the changes have been “transformational” to Primary Care.

Read the article in full here

 

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If you have any questions about how we can help you to find your next role, what steps we take and how the process works, you can read our about page here, or call us on: 0113 350 1308 for a informal, confidential chat.

 

 

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