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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

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

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Don’t delay seeking medical help because of coronavirus – Dr Simon Gillson

Our GP Dr Simon Gillson is urging people not to delay seeking medical advice because of fears about contracting coronavirus. Dr Gillson is concerned that sick patients are not reporting potentially serious health problems during the current COVID-19 pandemic. While he said he understands people’s worries, Dr Gillson warned they could be taking an even

Concierge Medical coronavirus update – May 13

We had been hopeful that the Prime Minister’s address on Sunday would have clarified the current national situation though it seems it may have created more questions than it answered. The positive news is evidence from the Office of National Statistics that overall deaths, and deaths within care homes, are now in decline. The ONS

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Concierge Medical coronavirus update – April 27

While it is probable that we have reached the peak of Covid-19 infection in the UK, the descent will be protracted and lockdown measures will remain in place for the foreseeable future. In this update, we will again attempt to cover some of the emerging issues and questions relating to the coronavirus outbreak. COVID-19 Testing

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Concierge Medical Coronavirus update – April 16

In this update, we’ll look at some of the things we’ve learned about the coronavirus infection over recent weeks. Infection updates A fever or new, continuous cough (coughing a lot for more than an hour or three or more coughing episodes per 24hrs) are still the main symptoms of suspected COVID-19 infection. Anosmia (the loss

Concierge Medical Coronavirus update – April 9

Today we are looking at the constantly-evolving picture of COVID-19 testing. We will endeavour to give our opinion as to what we feel is the best approach to testing generally, while highlighting some of the pitfalls in this rather complex subject. Antibody testing Antibody testing tests for the body’s immune response to COVID-19 by measuring

Dr Hala Atkin: Top tips while self-isolating and social distancing

While it’s certain Coronavirus will be making the headlines for a considerable time, it’s a period where we all need to be sensible and think about what we can do to keep ourselves and our families safe. Earlier this week, the Prime Minister announced strict conditions for people’s movements. This is to stop the spread