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Travel safely during the coronavirus outbreak

26th August 2020

As the lockdown is eased, many are ready to jet off for some much needed relaxation. Although, on 4th July, the UK announced the reduction of travel restrictions to nearly 50 destination, some being subject to quarantine restrictions from the destina…

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Health

“Sorry…I can’t make it!”

How many quotes about how unpredictability have you heard or read throughout your life? “Hoping for the best, prepared for the worst, and unsurprised…

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Health

Ovarian Cancer: What are the symptoms?

Ovarian cancer is the sixth most common cancer among women after breast and bowel cancers and over 7,300 women in the UK are diagnosed with this illne…

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Food

Overcoming child obesity

Think about how many times you might have used the word ‘fat’ instead of using the word ‘obese’. Hmm exactly… This is because in today’s society, obes…

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Health

Don’t worry – Be happy!

Don’t worry, stress is bad for you. Excellent advice in theory, hugely unhelpful in practice. Similar to much of the well-meaning advice we’re given f…

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Technology

Ring, ring your doctor is calling…

It is no secret that most people’s interaction with the NHS is through their GP and while the overall public satisfaction with the NHS remains high, d…

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Blog, Health

The Big C

Cancer. It’s a terrifying word that strikes fear into most people’s hearts, when even the smallest possibility rears its ugly head. I see it frequentl…

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Health

The Fast and the Flu-less

If you’ve been keeping up to date with the news this winter you’ve probably heard a lot about the flu. I’ve just looked at the BBC News website and th…

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Happiness

New Year’s Resolutions Made Easy

Who’s made a New Year’s resolution this year? And who’s broken it already?  You’re not alone, studies show that 80% of people give up their resol…

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Technology

What’s new in myGP 4.1? Features, Updates & Bug Fixes

Medication Insights In myGP 4.1, our medication feature has been expanded with Medication Insights. This feature allows patients to have a better…

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Health

Women power usage and uptake of myGP®

New data from leading health tech specialist, iPLATO Healthcare, has revealed that women are driving uptake and usage of smartphone apps to access hea…

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Technology

Introducing Intelligent Care Navigation

iPLATO Healthcare has been awarded a contract by The Small Business Research Initiative for Healthcare (SBRI Healthcare) to develop and trial ‘Intelli…

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GP services

6 additional CCGs enabled to use myGP®

iPLATO Healthcare is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a development contract with Sandwell & West Birmingham CCG to add enhanced di…