Latest News

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A round up of the success of our first DVT education event held in conjunction with World Thrombosis Day

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To celebrate World Radiography Day we asked one of our sonographers to write what a day in the life of being a Community Sonographer entails.

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To coincide with World Thrombosis Day, GP Care will be hosting an Education Event about Deep Vein Thrombosis.

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It's Urology Awareness Month, take a look at some tips to help keep your bladder doing its job properly.

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GP Care is delighted to be working in partnership with Sirona Care & Health to deliver the Sirona Diabetes Advice and Learning Link Service (DiALL).  Using the GP Care Consultant Link system, this is a telephone based access service that aims to support GPs and other practice based health professionals with immediate and direct access to the Diabetes Specialist Nurse Team.  The Service has been successfully piloted in six practices since the start of May and will now be launched across the remaining GP practices in South Gloucestershire starting on 13th June to coincide with Diabetes Week.

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The GP Forward View – oasis or mirage?  Our Chairman, Dr Phil Yates, writes about his thoughts on the the recently released GP Forward View document.

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GP Care provides a Minor Surgery Service that removes unsightly or inconvenient skin lesions but it's so important to make sure you look after your skin in general!

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It's Deaf Awareness Week!  Find out what an Audiologist does?

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It's Deaf Awareness Week!  Read about our Lead Audiologist in Bristol and what her job entails.

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It's National Thrombosis Week!  The aim is to raise awareness and educate everyone about Thombosis.

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We will now be offering Saturday clinics to patients referred to our Community Urology Service in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

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The NHS Community Urology Service is going from strength to strength - new Urology clinic in Gloucestershire

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GP Care partnering with InspireBetterHealth to provide Audiology and Ultrasound clinics within five prisons in the south west.

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An insight to how our apprentices have found their placement experience at GP Care

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Update: this service is not delivered anymore. Please read this article for further information.   Teaming up with One Care we are offering a telephone assessment with a specialist physiotherapist for muscle, joint and spine problems, which will...
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In response to the NHS drive on improving access to healthcare and to provide improved support to our clinical teams, referring practices and patients, GP Care has extended its hours of operation. In addition to our core Monday to Friday hours of 8am –...
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GP Care has donated a Zonare Ultrasound machine to the Health Improvement Project Zanzibar - HIPZ ( www.hipz.org.uk ). Set up in 2006 by Taunton Urologist Mr Ru MacDonagh, HIPZ looks after 2 hospitals on the island of Zanzibar, off the eastern coast of...
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Minor Surgery Service Radio Campaign GP Care is pleased to announce the launch of a 12 week radio campaign to promote our private Minor Skin Surgery service across Bristol. The radio campaign will launch 24th May and will feature adverts running every...
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GP care has established an exclusive arrangement with Dr Newmans Clinic ; the UK’s leading provider of private treatment for the removal of thread veins. Dr Newmans Clinic developed the revolutionary Veinwave treatment to provide proven non-invasive...
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I am delighted to announce that Ian Morgan is joining GP Care from 1 st March as Chief Executive Officer. He has a broad experience in the health care sector and is a proven manager and leader. Ian has a degree in Pharmacy, an International Business...
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GP Care's Minor Skin Surgery Service is now offering appointments at Leap Valley Surgery in Downend. Dr Javier Montero will hold clinics on Mondays from 2nd February 2015 including appointments at 6.30pm and 7.00pm. Patients may recognise Dr Montero as...
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GP Care would like to wish all our past, present and future patients, staff, business partners and shareholders a very happy and healthy 2015!  ...
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Jasek Szymanski joined the company on the 10th November 2014 after almost 19 years working across both Southmead and Frenchay Hospitals.  He is a Registered Nurse having specialised in Adult Medicine, but worked for many years in a management role as...
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Since 2007, having seen over 12,000 patients, our quick and friendly Community Urology Service continues to see patients in local health centres for simple diagnostic tests, including: Flexible Cystoscopy; Ultrasound; Flow Tests; Prostate...
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Simon Stevens, the NHS CEO, has just published his ‘ 5-year NHS Forward View ’. There is explicit reference here that the thrust of development in the NHS must be towards integrated models of care – exactly what GP Care has been seeking to...