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Jun / 2023 Doctor Jo Morrison, one of our consultant gynaecological oncologists, Doctor Holly Baker-Rand and Doctor Becky Newhouse, both specialty registrars and clinical fellows stood in a ward setting. They are all smiling to the camera in blue scrubs.

Our doctors lead study into access to cervical screening after birth

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Jun / 2023 Group of eleven Somerset NHS FT colleagues, some in blue uniform, and a consultant in non uniform. Stood in a clean white clinical room next to a movable bed with a large computer screen in the background which show results.

Top award for our interventional radiology team

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Jun / 2023 Group of NHS colleagues in Blue Scrubs

Industrial action update: 14-17 June 2023

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Jun / 2023 Two colleagues one in a blue flowery dress and the other in a white top with a black skirt, stood in front of a stand with lots of information such as leaflets, booklets, and posters, about how we are supporting carers across the county. They are in a white well lit room, with a wooden floor.

How we’re supporting carers across the county – Carers’ Week 2023

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Jun / 2023 Pictured with the Vietnam team are: (3rd from left) Dr Joanna Brown - consultant radiologist, and (5th from left) Dr Andy Lowe. They are all stood infront of a large projected presentation, which is written in Vietnamese.

Our radiologists spread MRI knowledge to Vietnam

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Jun / 2023 A road sign pointing to the left with the wording Minor injury unit in white text with a red background.

Temporary opening hour changes for minor injuries units in Burnham-on-Sea, Chard and Shepton Mallet – interim update

In October 2022 it was announced that interim changes would take place to the opening hours at some

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May / 2023 Three colleagues stood outside a green building. They are all smiling at the camera and all wearing the Somerset FT lanyards. the left colleague and the middle are wearing glasses.

Introducing our new children and young people’s Access Team

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May / 2023 Our catering team leader at Musgrove Park Hospital, Amanda Vickery, is photographed from the waist up holding her catering certificate showing she reached the final of this year’s Hospital Caterers’ Association awards. She has blonde shoulder length hair, a fringe and is wearing glasses. The background is a blurred professional kitchen setting.

Amanda put in national spotlight for dedication to hospital catering

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May / 2023 Photo of the Wellington Road entrance to the Musgrove Park Hospital site.

Temporary closure of Wellington Road entrance to Musgrove Park (27-29 May)

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May / 2023 A consultant wearing a blue and grey shirt and a nurse in a blue dress with yellow edging, both looking at a screen that is displaying information regarding the liver. The patient is lying on the bed with her tummy exposed while the nurse is holding a bladder scanner to the side of the patient.

How clinical research is helping to detect liver disease in patients

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May / 2023 Two Somerset FT colleagues in a clinical room, stood either side of a patient sat on a medical chair. The patient has a headband covering his head which has wires coming out attached to a computer. There is a computer screen in the background monitoring results.

Treatment for severe depression now available on the NHS in Somerset

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May / 2023 Sophie, wearing a floral red dress, with a blue parker jacket is stood in front of double white doors which is the entrance to Lower Bracken house. On the left hand side is some green tall buses with a four foot pole with a night light on the top.

Mental Health Awareness Week: A focus on anxiety

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