Category Archives: Health

Wellbeing, keeping healthy.

“Time to Talk”.

Living Options Devon announces new project to tackle loneliness and isolation amongst Devon’s disabled and Deaf community. On Thursday 25th October Living Options Devon (LOD) launched the Time To Talk project, which aims to tackle one of the most prominent … Continue reading

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A Nineteenth-Century Bideford Doctor.

William Henry Ackland was born in Bideford in 1825 and was the son of a doctor. His father, also William Ackland, had been apprenticed to a surgeon and apothecary in Bideford, but William Henry trained at University College Hospital in … Continue reading

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Memories of Bideford Hospital.

Bideford Hospital 1962 My father had a chemist’s shop in the High Street and I married a local girl just before my final exams. From a London teaching hospital to Bideford Hospital was a steep learning curve for me as … Continue reading

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