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NHS Cyber attack: the latest! Practice Services will hopefully fully resume service Mon 15th May although there may be delays first thing in the morning.We do ask for your patience while problems are sorted.

 Changes to ordering your Prescription from 8th May 2017. You will no longer be able to ask the pharmacy to order for you but you can still collect via the Electronic Prescribing Service. You will order directly from the Practice and new arrangements will be in place to speed up the process. Have you thought of using online? Further details from reception.

Support for Carers. Carers link here at the practice every first and third Wed. Appointments and Drop in facility .Ring 03456887113 for details.

Appointments

GP appointments can be booked up to 6 weeks in advance.Please use our text reminding service for appointments.

Cancelling your Appointment
If you are unable to attend an appointment with one of the doctors or nurses, please telephone or use the link at the bottom of this page to cancel your appointment.

Out of Hours
To contact a doctor out of hours ring 01706 253300. Your call will be automatically transferred to an NHS Direct receptionist who will take basic details and then transfer you to a triage nurse. Wherever possible your enquiry will be dealt with over the phone and you will be encouraged to see your own doctor or nurse during normal surgery hours.

Other Clinics

boy_at_doctorsThe following clinics are available on a referral basis:

  • Podiatrist
  • Dietician
  • Orthoptist
  • Hearing Aid Clinic
  • Speech Therapy
  • Psychological & Mental Well Being Service 
  • Audiology
  • Continence Clinic

Please check the venue for your clinic as not all are based at the Health Centre.The Community Services Office at the health Centre will be able to advise you.

Practice Nurses

In addition to the services outlined above, our practice nurses are trained to provide the following:

  • Health Checks
  • Blood Pressure/Weight
  • Dietary Advice
  • Heart/Lifestyle Checks
  • Alcohol/Drugs Advice
  • New Patient Checks

Nurse Practitioner

At this practice there is a nurse practitioner who is an experienced nurse with an extended medical role. He is able to see patients with undiagnosed problems, make assessments of their healthcare needs and carry out medication reviews. Appointments can be pre-booked or made on the day.

Immunisation And Holiday Advice (practice Nurse)

  • By appointment

Travel vaccinations eg typhoid, hepatitis, polio, tetanus and malaria. Please note:

Adult Vaccinations:

  • young_lady_flu_shotTetanus boosters are recommended 10 yearly. We do suggest you check if you are covered.
  • Polio (as above)
  • Influenza (“flu”) every October/November for the over 65s
    These are especially recommended for those with bronchitis/emphysema, diabetes, asthma, heart complaints and everyone living with these people.
  • Pneumococcus - recommended as for influenza, plus for anyone who has had their spleen removed.

Minor Operations

Our doctors and specialist practitioners are trained to perform many minor operations eg cyst/wart removal, joint injections etc.

Treatment Room

The treatment room is available at the following times for dressings, minor injuries, etc:

  • Friday 9.00am - 12 noon
  • Monday 1.30 - 4.00pm
  • Wednesday 1.30 - 4.00pm

Medical Examinations

Private examinations (eg for insurance companies, for HGV or PSL drivers or employment medicals) are carried out by the doctors and the nurses. These are by special appointment. Please note that many of these require a fee to be paid.

‘Over 75’ Screening

The doctors and nurses routinely check our over 75 year olds in the course of their daily work. However, if you are over 75 and have not been seen by us within the last year, please feel free to make an appointment with the practice nurse or one of the doctors.

If you are physically unable to attend the surgery, we can arrange for one of the district nurses to attend you at home.

 
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