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December 2018

14 December 2018: Remember to order prescription medication before the Christmas holidays 7 December 2018: £50 million investment to enhance NHS facilities in Devon 4 December 2018: Devon pharmacists offer fast track to prescription medicine for minor illnesses without a visit to the doctor

November 2018

23 November 2018: Got a minor illness and not sure whether to visit your GP? Try your pharmacy first! 21 November 2018: ‘I almost lost my unborn baby to flu’ – Devon mum urges pregnant women to get vaccinated 9 November 2018: Save time and consult with your GP online at a time that suits you 12 November 2018: If your child is unwell, consult HANDi this winter 30 October 2018: Devon head teacher urges schools to protect against flu after outbreak left pupils in hospital last year

October 2018

26 October 2018: Coby's flu campaign reaches 750,000 people 17 October 2018: ‘I get the flu jab to save me from becoming really ill’ 15 October 2018: When it’s urgent, call or visit NHS 111 this winter 15 October 2018: Former nurses revisit their training school 60 years on 8 October 2018: ‘Vaccinate your children’ – a heartfelt message from the parents of Coby, 9, who died of flu 1 October 2018: Evening and weekend appointments with Devon GPs now available 1 October 2018: Parents in South West urged to take up offer of free flu vaccinations at school

September 2018

28 September 2018: Secretary of State Matt Hancock hears how digital advances and new ways of providing care are benefiting local patients 24 September 2018: Watch the AGM of Devon's CCGs live on Facebook 21 September 2018: Local people asked their views on improving mental health services 14 September 2018: £3.7million boost to help winter pressures at Devon hospitals 12 September 2018: Help Us Help You this winter 7 September 2018: Exeter GP practice in final three for national award

August 2018

21 August 2018: Take care this bank holiday 14 August 2018: County's practices rated higher than national average 13 August 2018: Encouraging people to speak up in Holsworthy and its parishes 13 August 2018: Sam's Monkey helps to drive up vaccination rates

July 2018

27 July 2018: Take care when the heatwave resumes 12 July 2018: Devon NHS improving, says influential independent assessment 3 July 2018: Half a million Devon patients now able to access online GP consultations

June 2018

29 June 2018: Four Devon GP practices nominated for Surgery of the Year 26 June 2018: Dame Suzi Leather DBE to chair Devon health and care system 12 June 2018: Parents asked their views on local maternity services

May 2018

29 May 2018: NDHT and RD&E agree in principle to a new collaboration 15 May 2018: Response to inaccurate information about Honiton and Seaton Hospitals 15 May 2018: Launch of Budleigh wellbeing hub sees more than 400 visitors

April 2018

20 April 2018: No place like home - thumbs up for new ways of working one year on 20 April 2018: Vote of confidence as nurses deliver expert care across Northern Devon 20 April 2018: More specialist community care helping people avoid hospital 20 April 2018: Stay Well This Winter campaign - did you see it? 20 April 2018: Holsworthy community hospital position statement

March 2018

27 March 2018: NDHT and RD&E working together on clinical sustainability challenge 26 March 2018: Wellbeing Hubs launch in Plymouth 21 March 2018: Integrated Care Systems in Devon - busting the myths 20 March 2018: If your child is unwell, use the HANDi app this Easter 13 March 2018: Self-care this Easter 20 March 2018: Remember to order your repeat meds before Easter 12 March 2018: Top awards for Devon's NHS 5 March 2018: NHS reset after poor weather 2 March 2018: Dedicated NHS team effort as GP arrives by tractor 2 March 2018: Devon GP practice team defies snow with overnight stay and quad bikes

February 2018

27 February 2018: People urged to follow Donna's example and quit smoking 6 February 2018: Plymouth health and care leaders working together to benefit residents

January 2018

18 January 2018: More winter figures published by NHS England 12 January 2018: Winter figures published by NHS England 4 January 2018: Advice to those with planned operations and outpatient appointments 4 January 2018: It's not too late to get your flu jab 3 January 2018: Use the right services this winter

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