Sharing Learning Podcasts

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Frome Medical Practice is committed to sharing learning about our work with colleagues across the country and beyond.

  • The information we are sharing on this page is primarily aimed at our peers, but we know some patients will find the information of interest.
  • When reading this information, we ask that patients are mindful that it does not replace patient facing information to be found elsewhere on our website.

A Greener NHS: Frome Medical Centre

Ockham Healthcare and Dr Helen Kingston

We were delighted that Ben Gowland from Ockham Healthcare recently invited our Senior Partner, Dr Helen Kingston, onto his podcast to share more about our model of healthcare. The podcast discusses how sustainability is important to us as a practice, our approach to social prescribing (or what we call Health Connections in Frome), as well as looking at how we work collaboratively across our local community.

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Retreats for NHS Workers

Ockham Healthcare and Dr Tim Rigg

One of our GPs, Dr Tim Rigg and Jessie Teggin, from ‘Out In The Field’, were recently invited by Ben Gowland from Ockham Healthcare to discuss retreats for NHS Staff. We recently introduced the retreats offered by Out In The Field to the team at the practice as one of our ways of supporting staff wellbeing. 

On this podcast, Jessie and Tim share information about the unique retreats that are aimed at nurturing the wellbeing of healthcare professionals, empowering them to unwind and rejuvenate, as well as supporting them to create stronger connections within their teams. Hear about how we introduced the retreats to the team at Frome Medical Practice and how the retreats support staff in taking a more holistic approach to wellbeing. 

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Frome Medical Practice on Sustainability In Primary Care

Terra Infirma and Managing Partner Karen Creffield

Karen Creffield, Managing Partner of Frome Medical Practice who are very highly regarded for their leadership in Sustainability in Primary Care. We cover a huge amount of ground from how a crumpled piece of paper started everything to modern practice of deprescribing medicines – and Karen’s principle that human health and planetary health are strongly connected.

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Frome Medical Centre: making our building sustainable 


Richard Podmore (Sustainability and Evaluation Lead) was invited to present Frome Medical Centre's ongoing work to make the building as environmentally sustainable as possible, as part of the Chiesi ENGAGE: Webinar series. Richard showed how we've saved money, reduced our impact on the planet and improved patient and staff experiences of the building thanks to managing the building in a sustainable way. 

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