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Why be a GP in Weston-super-Mare?

Here in North Somerset you really can have it all: not just a wonderful place to live, but an exciting place to work as a GP. Pier Health jobs in Weston-super-Mare offer a variety of challenges to help you develop your career, with individual employment and relocation packages designed to suit your individual needs.

The joys of bathing in the sea and breathing in the fresh ocean air have attracted people to Weston-super-Mare for hundreds of years, and our town continues to thrive as a popular tourist destination. For residents, it’s also the gateway to the endless attractions that Somerset has to offer: explore long stretches of golden sand, a network of breathtaking coastal cycle routes and walks, or get some retail therapy in destination shopping malls like Bath’s SouthGate quarter or Cabot Circus and Cribbs Causeway in Bristol.

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Life in North Somerset

Living in Somerset gives you access to some of the UK’s most stunning and serene landscapes – and choosing one of Pier Health’s jobs in Weston-super-Mare means you’re just minutes from the M5 motorway. Here you’ll find direct access north towards Gloucester and Birmingham, east towards London, south towards Exeter and Plymouth, or west towards Newport and Cardiff in Wales. Weston-super-Mare is also on the main line to London’s Paddington Station, so getting out and about to explore couldn’t be easier.

For staff, the Pier Health experience isn’t just limited to Weston-super-Mare. Inexpensive property, low crime rates, good schooling and high living standards make characterful nearby coastal towns like Clevedon, with its iconic Victorian pier, and Portishead, with its modern marina, perfect to settle down in.

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Scarlet fever is an uncommon and typically mild illness. Symptoms include a fine, pinkish or red body rash with a rough sandpapery feel. Other symptoms are sore throat, headache, swollen neck glands, and fever.
There are lots of viruses that cause sore throats, colds and coughs circulating. These should resolve without medical intervention. However, on very rare occasions, the bacteria that causes scarlet fever can get into the bloodstream and cause an illness called invasive Group A strep
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