Surgery Closed - Bank Holiday Monday
The practice will be closed on Monday 27th May 2013 (Spring Holiday).
Do you have problems accessing transport?
If you have problems accessing transport, BACT may be able to help! BACT is a community transport scheme covering Bungay/Beccles and the surrounding area.
A common problem! The bleeding comes from the central septum of the nose, which divides the two nostrils.
Burns and scalds require immediate attention.
Coughing is the body's way of removing mucus and dust from the lungs.
Even in the 21st Century there is no magic cure for colds. Antibiotics do not work on viruses. There are hundreds of cold viruses, that is why we can catch a cold frequently.
Prevention is better than cure! Children are particularly susceptible to sunburn and great care should be taken to avoid over-exposure to the harmful effects of the sun.
Care Quality Commission
From the 1st April 2013 all surgeries in England & Wales will be subject to inspections from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Here at Bungay Medical Practice we have been working to ensure we comply with the stated standards.
Other health care services available
If you are finding it difficult to get an appointment at a time that is convenient for you, please do consider these options for obtaining health care and advice.
Healthy Eating is all about getting the balance right. That is, the balance between all the different nutrients that exist in food and drinks.
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.
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.
It is well recognised and accepted that there are many 'risk factors' for heart disease, many of which are lifestyle risk factors.
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.
© Bungay Medical Practice Privacy and use of this website