Shielding Concierge GP is both doctor and patient in fight against COVID-19

A Concierge GP is offering advice on the best ways to cope with the stress of shielding during the coronavirus pandemic – from the perspective of both a doctor and patient. Dr Hadley Skidmore, who has described the potential arrival of a vaccine for Covid-19 as “wonderful news,” has adapted his working methods to cope

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Concierge Medical coronavirus update – November 5

Given the Prime Minister’s press conference on Saturday, we’re updating our Covid 19 newsletter rather sooner than we thought likely. At present, the new lockdown measures will be in place until December 2. New measures New guidelines were imposed at midnight overnight, some being similar to those used in the initial March lockdown. You must

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How glimmers of light shine through in this toughest of years

Dr Lucy Foster, a GP who recently started working for Concierge Medical, the award-winning private medical practice based in the Cotswolds, reflects on the year’s events. Lucy, who lives in rural Warwickshire with her husband, two daughters and Labradors, has been a qualified doctor for 12 years and a GP for six years. As a

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Concierge Medical coronavirus update – October 29

As we move into the winter months, the number of COVID-19 infections are rising and it seems likely the virus will be with us for some time. New measures to contain and slow the spread of the virus over the winter months have been introduced, consisting of local alert levels which define restrictions in each

COVID-19 cases are on the rise. So how should we react?

The headlines about COVID-19 this week have been stark. The chief scientific advisor, Sir Patrick Vallance, has warned us we could see 50,000 coronavirus cases a day by mid-October if we don’t take action to suppress the virus now. It’s tempting to see this news as another blow to our sense of normality, after a

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WhatClinic award success for Concierge Medical

We’re delighted to announce we’ve added another prestigious industry award to our roster. We've earned a WhatClinic Patient Service Award for 2019, a prize which recognises “clinics which demonstrate a clear and measurable commitment to patient service.” It is based on excellence ratings from healthcare search engine WhatClinic. Winners need to demonstrate commitment to patient

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Concierge Medical coronavirus update – May 29

The latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic from Concierge Medical. Testing Throat and/or nasal swabs for diagnosing acute illness are now being rolled out nationally by PHE and the NHS. As of Thursday, May 28, ‘Test and trace’ will be ongoing for those who develop new symptoms of COVID-19. It has taken time to get

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Marking World Family Doctor Day

Today we mark World Family Doctor Day, held on this day every year to highlight the role and contribution of family doctors in health care systems around the world. At Concierge Medical, we recognise the value of the traditional family doctor-patient relationship, a role which has changed a lot in recent years. Here’s our medical