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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 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/

 

Are you eligible for a FLU Vaccine but not yet made an appointment?  Please contact the surgery to make an appointment.

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

EDUCATION & TRAINING SHUTDOWN - Dates to be confirmed

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 Arham Munawar (f) - 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 for the eighteen months until August 2020

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 

Nurse Practitioners

Our nurse practitioner holds daily minor illness clinics and sees diabetic patients in the diabetic clinic. She also carries out chronic disease reviews for asthma, hypertension and heart disease and offers contraceptive and sexual health advice.
Nurse Jane Walker (f)
RGN, Independent Nurse Prescriber, diplomas in diagnostic consultations, asthma, diabetes, family planning and coil fitting

Nurses

Our practice nurses are qualified registered nurses. They carry out nursing procedures (such as wound care, cervical smears, vaccinations, ear syringing, blood pressure monitoring, ECGs), annual chronic disease reviews for long term health conditions (such as asthma, COPD, hypertension, diabetes, heart conditions, hypothyroidism) and also offer healthy living advice as part of general health checks. In addition, they can help with advice for family planning, travel health, minor ailments, smoking cessation, weight management .
Nurse Sue Falder (f)

RGN

Nurse Heather Sills (f)
BSc, RGN, diplomas in asthma and COPD
Nurse Jennifer Hallinan (f)
Nurse Sally White

Health Practitioners

Abigail - Paramedic Practitioner (f)
David-Paramedic Practitioner (m)

Healthcare Assistants

Our Healthcare assistant carries out procedures such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement, ECGs, flu vaccinations and some other injections. She is also involved in weight management one-to-one sessions. She may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
Glenna Adams (f)
Karen Wilkinson (f)
Jennie Gould (f)
Robyn Rash (f)
 
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