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SMS MESSAGING We may sometimes inform you about your test results / diagnosis via text message. By giving the surgery your mobile number consent to receive information via text message is implied. If you do not wish the surgery to contact you or via text please inform reception. 

LATE FOR AN APPOINTMENT - if you are late for the start of your appointment the clinican may not be able to see you. This is to reduce other patients wait time by sticking to their appointment times.

FLU VACCINATIONS In order to provide greater protection to our patients we are offering the QUADRIVALENT flu vaccination. Which protects against 4 strains of the INFLUENZA VIRUS.

Flu vaccination  If you did not take advantage of our Flu Vaccination drop in clinic you can still receive your flu vaccination. Contact reception to book an appointment

CHILDHOOD FLU VACCINATIONS. All children born between 1st September 2013 and 31st August 2015, or eligible patients who are under 18's that have a chronic disease can also have the nasal flu vaccination at the surgery. Please note if the child missed their flu vaccination at school please contact the school nurses to rebook it. 

PRESCRIPTION REQUESTS

Please click here for more information on how to order your repeat prescription. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU ARE NO LONGER ABLE TO EMAIL PRESCRIPTION REQUESTS. This is due to the fact that the email address is not secure and should not be used for patient sensitive information.

Emergency Treatment after RTA's.

If you are seen at the surgery for emergency treatment after a road traffic accident you will be required to pay a fee of £21.30 which can be claimed back under the drivers insurance, see the main page for Further Information 

YELLOW FEVER CENTRE

We are now a Yellow Fever Centre and can offer Yellow Fever vaccinations to anyone who requires this.  You do not have to be a patient here to receive a Yellow Fever vaccination. Please contact the surgery to arrange an appointment with the nurse. The cost is £59.59 - this is for the vaccination and the certificate, payable in cash only at reception

UPCOMING CLOSURE DAYS

We will be closed on the following Bank Holidays in 2017:- 25th December, 26th December.

Click here for a full list of days the Surgery will be closed.

OOH SERVICE HAS CHANGED

The Out Of Hours service (OOH) has changed. Please call 111. Click here for more information.

SYSTMONLINE IS NOW ACTIVE

Please click here for more information. 

Our receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GP's and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.

Community Midwives

Mrs Sharon Waples (f)
Practice / Community Midwife

Community Nurses

We have another team of nurses attached to the practice who visit the housebound for dressings etc.
To contact them please phone reception on 01604 670780.
Miss Anne Baldry (f)

District Nurse (Sister)

Mrs Margaret Costello (f)
HCA

Health Visitors

Our health visitors can be seen by appointment. They are specially trained to advise on problems with babies and young children. To contact a health visitor telephone 01604 671193 between 8.30am and 5.00pm. There is also an answerphone service on this number.

Mrs Jenny McPolin (f)
Lead Health Visitor
Mrs Sally Hirst (f)

Health Visitor

Counsellors

Mrs Rowena Groom (f)
 
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