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Wait Times For Practice Visits

Dear Patients,
Based on recent patient feedback, we are trying to reduce the time you have to wait to see your GP or Nurse. In order to do this we need to run to time.
If you have more complex issues than we can help with in our 15 minute appointment slot, you may need to book an additional appointment so we can help you thoroughly.
Please note that we will always do our best to address your health concerns in the time available.
Thank you for your support.

The Team at Helios

Yoga Has Durable Benefits in Ulcerative Colitis

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Patients with ulcerative colitis who practiced hatha yoga for 12 weeks experienced reductions in disease activity and improved quality of life and mental health in a randomized controlled trial, and the effects persisted for at least three months after the end of the intervention.
Reporting their findings in a poster at United European Gastroenterology (UEG) Week in Vienna, Dr. Jost Langhorst of the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, and colleagues say yoga can…

3 Easy Steps to Protect Yourself from the Flu

1. Take time to get a flu vaccine2. Take everyday actions to stop the spread of viruses3. Take flu antiviral medicine if your doctor prescribes it
1.Take time to get a flu vaccine
Doctors recommend getting a yearly flu vaccine as the first and most important step in protecting against flu viruses.
Each year, the flu vaccine protects against the most common strains of flu for that year.
Everyone 6 months of age and older should get a flu vaccine as soon as the current season’s vaccines are a…