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 Coronavirus (COVID-19)

 

The latest guidance from the Government has changed.

If you have either:

  1. A raised temperature or fever and/ or
  2. A new continuous cough and/or
  3. Loss of sense of smell and taste

And you are so ill that you've stopped doing your usual daily activities

 You must call 111 and speak to a nurse

(The phone will be very busy but you need to wait to speak to someone)

 You need to stay away from other people until you have spoken to 111 (self-isolate)

 To protect others DO NOT GO to a GP, pharmacy or hospital

 

There is more advice about self-isolation on the Government’s website:-

 

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/self-isolation-advice/

 NHS 111 also has an interactive online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need medical help and advise you what you need to do. 

GP SURGERIES CANNOT TEST FOR CORONAVIRUS OR REFER YOU TO A TESTING CENTRE. THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE FROM: nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

 

GREAT NEWS - CQC Report - Marked the practice GOOD in all areas!

EDUCATION & TRAINING SHUTDOWN - 13th October 2020 - CANCELLED

Please note: Our dispensaries will be closed from 12 noon when there is an Education & Training Shutdown.

OUT-OF-HOURS                     
If you require urgent medical assistance, which is not life threatening but cannot wait until the surgery re-opens, please dial 111.  Calls to the NHS111 service are free from both landlines and mobiles.  For a life threatening medical emergency dial 999.

PATIENT PARTICIPATION GROUP                                 
We need some volunteers to join our Patient Participation Group to help us to ensure that we are providing the services you need from us. We would like to be able to contact patients to ask them questions about the surgery. If you can spare a little time please complete the form below or ask for one from reception.

We are pleased to announce that Dr Dita Fridrichova has joined the practice covering Dr Lindford's maternity leave.

We are pleased to announce that we now have two registrars, two physiotherapists and two paramedic practitioners working with us at the practice

Dr Will Flinn (m) - new GP Registrar and will be with the surgery until February 2021.

Dr Gohar Saeed (f) - Our GP Registrar and will be with the surgery until February 2021

Paramedic - Vicky Bryning - is working with us doing home visits.

Paramedic Practitioners - Abigail Merrell & David Binns are now working with the surgery doing home visits and supporting the doctors with frailty clinics 

Long term conditions

We encourage patients who suffer from the following long term conditions to attend for an annual  review in the month of your birthday:

  • Asthma
  • glucose_reading Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Hypertension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney disease
  • Mental health (including depression)
  • Stroke

Diabetic patients are invited to a "one-stop" clinic to see a practice nurse, dietician and doctor all in one visit.

Health Promotion/ Disease Prevention

We are actively engaged in health education and disease prevention and offer the following:

  • New patient health checks
  • NHS heart health checks (age 40-74)nurse_with_baby2
  • Health checks for the over 75s
  • Smoking cessation advice
  • Travel advice and immunisation (including Yellow Fever)
  • Vaccinations and immunisations (including childhood and Flu)
  • Contraception advice
  • Menopause management
  • Child health & development checks
  • Weight monitoring and advice
  • Sexual health advice including chlamydia screening and C-card scheme (under 25s)
 
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