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Julie raises £4k for Prostate Cancer UK

Julie Pettifer is a service improvement manager for Virgin Care’s Surrey services. She works to drive forward improvements and changes in Intermediate Care and at the Community Hospitals. She’s a keen runner, part of Team Virgin Care for the Surrey Half Marathon last month, and recently ran the Brighton Marathon raising just over £4,400 for Prostate Cancer UK. Read More »

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Breast screening now available in Nepalese

A recording explaining the process for breast screening in Nepalese is now being used by the staff at the Jarvis Centre in Guildford as part of an initiative to make screening easier and ensure that women know the choices they have to make. Read More »

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Great British Owl wins Farnham Bake Off

A giant chocolate owl made of cake was the delicious winner at Farnham Hospital last week, as staff staged a Great British Bake Off Sale in aid of the BBC’s Sport Relief. Read More »

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Video conferences give more time with patients

Staff at the Surrey Community Hospitals can spend more time with patients and cut down on travel thanks to an investment in new equipment. Read More »

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Special care dentistry – a five-year retrospective

Selina Master, the National Dental Lead at Virgin Care, has been looking back at the past five years in special care dentistry for the Faculty of Dental Surgery bulletin. Read More »

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Sexual Health Surrey launches time-saving, health-improving dual test

The team from Sexual Health Surrey are excited to be launching dual screening for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea as part of their testing programme at the start of April. Read More »

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Autism: The parent’s perspective

Claire Woodward wrote earlier about the challenges of autism, and some of the less obvious and well known symptoms. Here, another Virgin Care employee talks about her story as a parent of a child with Autism. Read More »

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April might not be wet, but it certainly is blue

Mainly known for being the month we need our brollies the most, play practical jokes on one another for half a day, and occasionally get to enjoy lots of chocolate, April is also important in the autism calendar. It’s the time of year we all ‘go a bit blue’ and encourage everyone to find out more about the condition. Read More »

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