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There are many common skin conditions, some just annoying and some worrying. Here is information on: Warts Impetigo Psoriasis Rignworm Vitiligo Warts Most people develop a wart at some stage in their life, usually by the age of 20.  Warts...
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Green Kite Healthcare is delighted to announce that additional Minor Surgery clinics will be provided in June and July 2018. To book an appointment or for further information on the clinical services that we provide, and how we work in partnership with NHS...
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Patients considering having a skin lesion removed should understand the types of techniques that doctors might perform. The two main ones to be aware of are: Surgical Excision - removal of a skin lesion by completely cutting it out and closing the wound,...
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With only one appointment slot remaining for February we are increasing the number of clinics for March. If you would like to book an appointment please call our booking team on 0333 332 1491. Further information For patients wanting further information...
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Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world. These are generally put into two broad categories: Non-melanoma skin cancers Melanoma skin cancers Here we talk about melanoma skin cancers. What is a melanoma skin cancer? Melanoma is...
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Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world. These are generally put into two broad categories: Non-melanoma skin cancers Melanoma skin cancers Here we talk about non-melanoma skin cancers...... What is a non-melanoma skin cancer? ...
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A new service is now available to patients for the removal of unsightly thread veins on the legs and face in particular. This service is provided by a team of specialists at a clinic in Oldfield Park, Bath and is available to patients on a private...
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As Green Kite continues to expand its Minor Skin-Surgery Service further clinic locations are being sought in BANES, Wiltshire, Somerset, Dorset and Gloucestershire. We would like to hear from GP practices who have skilled minor surgeons within their...
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With only one appointment slot remaining for January we have increased the number of clinics now available in February. If you would like to book an appointment please call our booking team on 0333 332 1491. Further information For patients wanting...
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With all October appointments now full and bookings already coming in for November we have created additional clinic dates in November 2016 as follows: 3 November 9 November 16 November 24 November If you would like to...
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With all August appointments now full and to cater for increasing demand we have doubled capacity by putting on additional clinic dates in September 2016 as follows: 7 September 15 September 22 September 28 September If you would like to book an...
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We are pleased to confirm that Green Kite's clinical services remain unaffected by this week's (26th and 27th April 2016) Junior Doctors strike and all patient appointments are proceeding without interruption. Further information If...
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We are pleased to confirm that Green Kite's clinical services remain unaffected by tomorrow's (10th February 2016) Junior Doctors strike and all patient appointments are proceeding without interruption. Further information If...
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We are pleased to confirm that Green Kite's clinical services remain unaffected by today's (12th January 2016) Junior Doctors strike and all patient appointments are proceeding without interruption. Further information If prospective or...
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We are delighted to announce that our Minor Surgery Clinical Delivery Team has expanded again such that we now have four GMC registered doctors, all of whom have been based locally to Bath for many years and have considerable experienced...
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We like to think that we offer an efficient and cost effective service to patients who are seeking the removal of skin lesions such as moles, cysts, skin tags and warts. But there is nothing like patient feedback to tell us whether we are right or not. An...
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Green Kite Healthcare is pleased to announce that it is now taking bookings for the treatment of Warts as well as Moles, Cysts, Lipomas and Skin Tags. Making a booking To book an appointment please call us on 0333 332 1491 or email us at ...
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Green Kite Healthcare's reputation for conveniently designed, efficient and cost effective private services has started to spread out from Bath and into Somerset and Wiltshire with patients increasingly coming from further...
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As the sun starts to shine an increasing number of patients are contacting us to discuss removal of annoying or unsightly moles, skin tags, cysts and other skin lesions that are no longer covered by the NHS. Green Kite Healthcare provides a Minor...
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Yellow fever vaccinations can only be given at designated centres which are registered with the appropriate authority. Whilst there are a number of national organisations out there offering Yellow Fever Vaccinations, the easiest place to go is likely to be...
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NHS Cervical Smear Tests are available to all women aged between 25 and 64. Women aged between 25 and 49 are invited for testing every three years, and women aged between 50 and 64 are invited every five years. Being screened regularly means that any...
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Multispecialty Community Providers (MCPs) and Primary and Acute Care Systems (PACS) are the new terms on the 'NHS Block' having been identified as new initiatives within the NHS Five Year Forward View in October 2014 and then included...
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Following approval by  health sector regulator Monitor, the acquisition of the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases NHS Foundation Trust (RNHRD) by the Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust (RUH) became effective today ...
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GPs and practices are under unprecedented pressure and are being encouraged to refuse unfunded work such as removal of moles, skin tags, cysts and other skin lesions where they are not covered by the NHS on account of not being life threatening. There are...
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The NHS has published its planning document for 2015/16 entitled The Forward View into Action: Planning for 2015/16 . Click on the link to access the document in full. For further information about how Green Kite could provide support to NHS commissioners...
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There are many good reasons to create new GP Federations and there are multiple benefits that can arise from this. However, there are new sources of income that GP practices can access that don't require formation of Federations and require very little...
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Updated potential sources of funding available to healthcare innovation entrepreneurs, GP federations and hospitals are as set out below. Click on the links for further information. ...
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Green Kite Healthcare is delighted to announce that its CQC (Care Quality Commission) Registration has been extended to include: Surgical procedures Diagnostic and screening procedures Transport services, triage and medical advice provided remotely ...
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Green Kite Healthcare is supporting applications for the £15m Nursing Technologies Fund for 2015/16 - a fund available to NHS Trusts, Local Authorities, Voluntary, Community Interest and Social Enterprise organisations but open to partnerships with...
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Green Kite Healthcare is working with Veale Wasbrough Vizards in Bristol to develop a local Healthcare Entrepreneurs Network - aimed at connecting healthcare entrepreneurs, innovators and 'disrupters' and supporting positive change in NHS...
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On 23rd October the NHS published its Five Year Forward View (click to download the "Plan") - setting out a longer term view as to how the health service needs to change, and in particular how to address the projected £30bn funding gap in...