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Below are a few of the wellbeing resources which are available at Okehampton Medical Centre. We will also be launching a GP Chaplaincy service after Easter and will soon be able to offer free counselling sessions with a student counsellor, in additio Read more

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Hypnotherapy combines hypnosis with therapy. Hypnosis utilises trance, a form of focused attention, to produce an emotional response which can change feelings, thoughts, habits and behaviours. Trance states have been accessed since ancient times a Read more

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Described by her colleagues as ‘the voice for cancer services and cancer patients in the region’, Sian Dennison talks about her amazing 30-year career and her recent national award. In July this year, in recognition of her positive, caring approach Read more

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Simon Burt

It is reported that up to 30% of older people may fall in a year. Up to one in five falls can lead to medical attention being required, though less than one in ten results in a fracture. However, there is good news! There is strong research-based evi Read more

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Falls are a much more common occurrence than any of us might think, affecting one-third of people over 65 living in their own homes each year. Yet falls should NOT be seen as a normal part of aging, to be accepted as inevitable and ignored if possibl Read more

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