For patients concerned that they may have coronavirus or may have come into contact with someone who has, the NHS 111 online service has created coronavirus pages that tell patients what they should do based on their particular circumstances. These can be accessed at: https://111.nhs.uk/service/covid-19
See answers to some commonly asked questions from patients here
Dr Tim Gerrard is retiring at the start of April.
We are not able to offer pneumococcal vaccine due to national shortages. Any remaining stock will be given to those eligible people at high risk.
Read our Summer 2019 newsletter here.
Read the latest update on our plans to try and move buildings here.
As measles is circulating in England and the rest of Europe, Public Health England (PHE) is urging all teenagers to check they are up to date with vaccinations including the MMR vaccine. They are urging all parents to make sure all their children are up to date with their vaccinations including MMR. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/measles-and-summer-travel-to-europe
If you are anxious, stressed, sleep deprived, feeling sad or low have a look at this website https://www.good-thinking.uk/
Find out about data sharing, GDPR and opting out here.
From 25 May 2018, the NHS introduced a national data opt out to give patients more control over how their confidential patient information is used for research and planning purposes.
Want to give up smoking? We have a smoking cessation advisor here (Carrie) who can provide one to one support.
Travelling abroad with medication? Read this helpful article here.
We part of a GP federation and can offer evening weekday GP appointments throughout the week 6:30 - 8pm and between 8am - 8pm on Saturday and Sunday appointments at local surgeries. Please ask to book one for routine appointments.
In light of the recent media interest in the HPV vaccine, Public Health England’s national immunisation team have produced an excellent factsheet https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hpv-vaccination-and-cervical-cancer-addressing-the-myths
Find out about all the services you can self refer to here.
Vitamin D Patient Information Click on this link Vitamin D Patient Information for information on who should take Vitamin D as a supplement.
We are encouraging our adult patients to sign up to Patient Online Access. 29% have done so already. It allows you to book appointments, view aspects of your medical record and order repeat medication. Come to reception with photo ID.