Webinars for IBS

In Somerset we have a dietetics – led IBS service. This team have set up first line advice webinars open to all IBS patients in Somerset. The information sheet is here: Webinar Information Sheet. Patients do not need a referral to attend. Just email the gastro.webinars@nhs.net address on the flyer and they will send the registration link. … Continued

Get your vitamin D from the sun now!

Between April and September the Sun strength in Somerset is enough to provide the requirements for production of vitamin D. Learn more here: https://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Summerhealth/Pages/vitamin-D-sunlight.aspx Last year Somerset spent over £100,000 on prescriptions for plain vitamin d supplements which could be used to fund other treatments if we could get the same vitamins through sun exposure or purchasing … Continued