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At the end of last year, Devon’s Local Nature Partnership was awarded National Lottery funding from Sport England to deliver an exciting five-year programme to support people aged over fifty-five in Devon to connect actively to nature. After a busy d more

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Dr Jo Coldron explains how the medical receptionist now plays a key role in helping patients to receive the care they require. The medical training of a GP is long and varied and along the way I’ve tried my hand at surgery, anaesthetics, emergency me more

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Even in our age of advanced medicine with MRI scanners, designer drugs and robotic surgery, the day-to-day job of a GP has changed relatively little. People come to us feeling a sense of ill health, and we help steer them through a course that aims t more

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Advice from Dr Emma Chapman, Okehampton Medical Centre An allergy is a reaction the body has to a particular food or substance and they are very common, affecting more than one in four people in the UK at some point in their lives. Having an allergy more

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This short introductory article about aromatherapy touches upon the ancient origins and history of aromatherapy, the complexity of essential oils, the art of aromatherapy, its spiritual and esoteric uses and the possible benefits of an aromatherapy t more

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