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Publication of GP Earnings - 2014/15

All GP Practices are required to declare the mean earnings (e.g. average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice.

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Diarrhoea

Diarrhoea is a symptom of many different illnesses.

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Nosebleeds

A common problem! The bleeding comes from the central septum of the nose, which divides the two nostrils.

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Flu

Most people will have had the 'flu at some point. It is a very unpleasant experience but most people recover.

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Fungal infections of the skin

Fungal infections of the skin are the second most common infection.

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Bites and Stings

Insects are everywhere! They can bite at any time of the day but bites are more likely to occur in the evening so lots of repellant is needed after sunset.

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German Measles

German Measles is infectious from two days before the rash appears, until the rash disappears in about four or five days from that date.

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Osteoporosis and diet

Bone is a complicated structure consisting of minerals, vitamins and protein. The main mineral is calcium. There is over 1Kg of calcium present in the body, but 99% of this is found in the bones.

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Healthy heart

It is well recognised and accepted that there are many 'risk factors' for heart disease, many of which are lifestyle risk factors.

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Weight loss

The risks of being overweight are many, ranging from painful feet and knees to coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer. The vast majority of people who are overweight would like to weigh less, but we know that instead of the incidence of overweight and obesity decreasing, it is in fact increasing.

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Healthy eating

Healthy Eating is all about getting the balance right. That is, the balance between all the different nutrients that exist in food and drinks.

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Healthy bowels

Today, cancer of the bowel is responsible for thousands of premature deaths a year. The role of diet in maintaining healthy bowels is indisputable and every year, it appears that more and more is understood about the development of disease in the lower end of the gut.

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