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Breastfeeding advice

The CCG is backing Public Health England’s BreastFeeding Friend campaign, which focuses on a 24-hour Facebook messenger service providing personal support to new mums.

Published: 24 March 2017

CCG chair welcomes successor

CCG chairman Dr Derek Greatorex has been congratulated on his four-year term of office by incoming successor Dr Paul Johnson.

Published: 24 March 2017

Text reminder service – get the message

Last year, more than 25,000 patients missed their hospital appointments – so a text message service is being launched to remind people about their appointment.

Published: 22 March 2017

Buying hay fever treatments

GPs are being asked to encourage patients who have seasonal hay fever to buy routine remedies themselves from retail outlets or pharmacies rather than asking for them on prescription.

Published: 10 March 2017

Community health services supporting people at home

Criteria for improved community health services and the closure of four community hospitals have been achieved.

Published: 08 March 2017

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Dementia Friendly Communities event

Karen Grimshaw, the CCG’s director of wellbeing and family services commissioning, will be among speakers at an information event in Buckfastleigh, aimed at sharing ideas and best practice of dementia-inclusive projects.

Published: 26 February 2016

We want your views on health services

Residents are being urged to submit questions about the health issues that matter to them ahead of an NHS information event in October.

Published: 25 September 2015

Children's Stop Flu Party

A fun-filled party to get Torquay’s youngsters immunised against flu this winter has been organised by local GPs.

Published: 21 September 2015

Sharing views on health

Information on a range of health issues will be available to people out and about in Newton Abbot.

Published: 28 July 2015

Enhancing health in Shaldon

Information to enhance the health of Shaldon people in need is on offer at a drop-in event.

Published: 27 July 2015

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