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A token of our admiration to celebrate International Nurses Day

A token of our admiration to celebrate International Nurses Day

May 12 2017

Nurses at Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre have received a thank you card and a special token to celebrate International Nurses Day.

“Outstanding” rating - national first for Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre

“Outstanding” rating - national first for Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre

May 9 2017

Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre has been rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in a newly published inspection report - putting the centre at the very top of the regulator’s quality ratings across England.

On your marks, get set….

On your marks, get set….

May 8 2017

It’s the season when folk start donning their trainers and pounding the roads. Whether it is a fun run or full marathon, or if it is your first time or you are an experienced runner, preparation is key. Arun Alex, Physiotherapy Manager at Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre, offers his advice.

Daily web diary extols benefits of knee surgery

Daily web diary extols benefits of knee surgery

April 27 2017

For many people going to hospital for a knee replacement operation means recovering from surgery, being cared for by hospital staff and doing what the physiotherapist tells you to do – but for one Yeovilton man it also provided the opportunity to write a daily account of his treatment for his web site.

Surgery gets keen tennis player Nigel back on court

Surgery gets keen tennis player Nigel back on court

April 13 2017

Damage to his shoulder following a fall meant pain and a temporary stop to his tennis-playing days for Nigel Lane, 80, from Street. Surgery to his shoulder and later to his thumb at Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre means that he is now pain free and looking forward to returning to the tennis court.

New research links clean eating with osteoporosis

New research links clean eating with osteoporosis

April 12 2017

The National Osteoporosis Society has released research today which shows that four in 10 of those aged between 18 and 24 who are on or have tried so-called ‘clean eating’ diets may be at risk of osteoporosis.

Gardening after a total hip or knee replacement – professional advice from physiotherapy

Gardening after a total hip or knee replacement – professional advice from physiotherapy

April 11 2017

This week is National Gardening Week, marking one of the busiest weeks in the gardening calendar.

The benefits of cataract surgery are clear to Valerie

The benefits of cataract surgery are clear to Valerie

March 21 2017

For Dr Valerie Stewart, a semi-retired industrial psychologist from Wincanton, becoming aware that she had cataracts was a gradual process.

New hip puts policeman Daniel back on the move

New hip puts policeman Daniel back on the move

March 13 2017

When marathon running and cycling policeman Daniel Bishop, 41, from Taunton experienced pain while out running, he thought it was simply groin strain.

Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre gives free advice for Nutrition & Hydration Week

Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre gives free advice for Nutrition & Hydration Week

March 10 2017

The team at Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre will be giving advice on how to keep properly nourished and hydrated using tips contained in a downloadable book as part of their National Nutrition and Hydration Week celebrations.

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