Health News & Top Tips

Welcome to The Walcote Practice news page where we bring you the latest Practice Updates and Health News. Dr Nic Hillier offers you guidance and reassurance about the latest research, health trends, treatments and concerns.

We also give you regular Top Tips for managing different aspects of your health to keep you feeling at your best.

Tatler Magazine – Top 21 Private Doctors in Britain

Dr Nicholas Hillier and the team at The Walcote Practice were delighted to be included in the Tatler October edition feature: The Top 21 Private …

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COVID-19 Treatment & Testing Advice

To best protect yourself against coronavirus, lifestyle and dietary measures are extremely important. Ensure that you exercise daily (this can also be undertaken indoors) and …

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The Walcote Practice Services During COVID-19

The Walcote Practice will be remaining operational during the COVID-19 pandemic, wherever possible, in order to support patients and relieve the burden on the local …

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Maximise Your Mental Health During COVID-19

Daily life as we know it has fundamentally changed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. It is natural that people may feel uncertain, stressed and anxious …

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Video Consultations with The Walcote Practice

The Walcote Practice is working hard to ensure that we can continue to offer you a high quality primary care service during the ongoing COVID-19 …

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Supporting your health during COVID-19 outbreak

As you will no doubt be aware, a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is currently in circulation globally and the UK is experiencing increasing numbers of new …

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Osteoarthritis – what do you need to know?

Osteoarthritis (OA), the most common type of arthritis, is a condition which causes gradual damage to joints and causes them to become painful and stiff.  …

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Are you drinking too much sugar?

Yes, you read that right…its Sugar Awareness Week this week and the theme this year is ‘What’s in your drink?’.  Many of us are aware …

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The festive period is a time for family and festivities but the late nights, overeating and extra drinking can have an impact on your health, …

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The pancreas is a gland in the abdomen which lies behind your stomach and in front of your spine.  Its two main functions are digestion …

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