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Surgeons perform first ever hip and knee day surgery at Musgrove Park Hospital

This week our trauma and orthopaedic team performed a total hip replacement as a day case procedure

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Gold award for our commitment to armed forces communities

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust has been recognised on a national scale for the support it gives to ar

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Pioneering project leads to faster lung cancer diagnosis for Somerset patients

Somerset FT has become the first NHS trust in the UK to study the performance of a pioneering artifi

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How we can all play our part to support breastfeeding

This week is World Breastfeeding Week, and the focus for this year is on the importance of everyone

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How to safely enjoy the sun this summer

The heatwave may be behind us, but the effects of the sun are very much still present. As summer get

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Somerset centre for NHS hydrotherapy officially open

A new Somerset centre for NHS hydrotherapy has been officially opened this week. The hydrotherapy po

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New lead healthcare scientist for Somerset – Emma Ralph

Somerset FT’s audiology manager Emma Ralph has recently been appointed to the lead healthcare scie

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It’s not too late to get your COVID jabs this summer

People in Somerset who have not yet had their COVID-19 vaccinations are being encouraged to come for

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Careers through apprenticeships: Charlotte’s story

You can find apprenticeships in many different teams, from clinical coding to trust management, wh

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Somerset FT helps 70 people facing unemployment back into work

Colleagues in our ‘SWAP’ team have been helping people who are unemployed or at threat of redund

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Please wear a face mask inside all NHS buildings from today (Tue 5 Jul)

Last month, we made the decision that mask wearing across most of our hospitals and units would be o

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Rethink Mental Illness CEO visits Somerset’s Open Mental Health

Last week we were pleased to welcome Mark Winstanley, chief executive of Rethink Mental Illness, to

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