Should That Mole Send You to A Doctor?

The average person is typically averse to hospital visits. So it is unsurprising that some people will choose to self-medicate rather than see a primary care doctor. Even though this may work for minor symptoms such as when you contract the common cold, you should know that some seemingly innocuous symptoms could be indicative of serious underlying conditions. And one such symptom is a mole. Certainly, moles come in a variety of shapes and sizes but this is the reason why it is always vital to have one checked out by a doctor so that you can make sure it is not a cause for concern. Read More 

2 Minor Surgeries Available From Your GP Practice

When you think of having a surgical procedure carried out, you likely think of going to a hospital. While most surgeries are carried out in a hospital setting, there are some minor surgeries that are often available from your GP practice. These minor surgeries tend to be carried out for cosmetic or wellbeing reasons rather than to address a health risk, but opting to have minor surgery at your GP practice can be quicker than waiting for a hospital appointment. Read More 

Top Tips When Choosing a GP

A GP will provide primary health care services to your family. Finding a GP that suits your needs can be a daunting task. Read the excerpt below for a few tips on how to choose a GP.  Reputation and Location Seek referrals or check internet reviews to identify the reputations of various GPs in your locality. The clinic should be conveniently located. The facility's website and Google My Business listing should give an accurate description of its location. Read More 

Symptoms that might indicate that you are suffering from Labyrinthitis

Labyrinthitis is a disorder which results from an infection which affects the inner ear, and especially the nerves which connect the inner ear to the brain. The infection creates a disruption to the way in which information is transmitted from the ear to the brain. The infection is typically caused by viruses, but can also be caused by bacteria. Labyrinthitis occurs when both branches of the vestibulocochlear nerve are affected, which causes hearing changes and other symptoms. Read More 

What’s Up Doc? 3 Occasions When You Should Avoid Visiting Your GP

When people are feeling unwell, the first place they head to is the local GP surgery. In one way, this makes complete sense. After all, your GP is trained to diagnose illnesses and to write prescriptions or referrals to other medical services. However, there are some occasions when visiting your local GP is a bad idea. Below is a guide to 3 times when you should avoid your local GP clinic. Read More