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IMPORTANT - REFERRAL INFORMATION

Since the Cyberattack in mid May, referrals done possibly from the mid to end of April have not been processed . If you are have been waiting for a referral since this time, please contact the surgery and speak to one of the medical secretaries. The surgery has been working to try and locate and process as many of the referrals as possible.

PATIENT ONLINE ACCESS AND ELECTRONIC PRESCRIBING  - Open Mornings

We are holding 'open mornings' for patient online access registrations every morning from 9am to 12 noon between the 19th and 23rd June. If you would like to register for online services to be able to book/cancel appointments, order repeat prescriptions or view your medical records, please come in to the surgery during the open mornings and the NHS England and surgery staff will be pleased to help. If you are having any problems with online access, please also feel free to come in and have a chat to see if we can sort it out! The staff will also give you advice about the Electronic Prescribing Service.

DO I NEED TO GO TO A&E?

 

Please note that if you require urgent medical assistance when the surgery is closed, please dial 111. Calls to the NHS 111 service are free from both landlines and mobile.

If you have a life-threatening medical emergency, please dial 999 

Heavy Bleeding

Difficulty Breathing

Burns or Scalds

Chest Pain

Loss of Consciousness

Acute Severe Pain

Go to A&E if you are seriously ill, badly injured or have a life threatening condition.

Using A&E when you don’t need to could delay treatment for someone who is more seriously ill than yourself.

You can also ring 111 if you require advice as to whether you should attend A&E

 

Strains and Sprains

Itches

Stings/Bites

Vomiting

Ear Pain

Aches and Pains

Infections – chest/ears/eyes/urine etc

 

We have a Nurse Practitioner, Practice Nurses and a Duty GP available every day to deal with minor injuries/illnesses. Contact reception on 01772 423555 and they will advise you regarding daily availability.

 

When we are closed you can telephone the 111 service for advice.

 

Long Term Conditions:

COPD

Asthma

Diabetes

CHD

Hypertension

 

Our Practice Nurses specialise in the care and treatment of long term conditions. If you are ill with a long term condition, please contact the surgery on 01772 423555 in the first instance to speak to the appropriate nurse responsible for the disease area.

 

Coughs and Colds, including sore throats

Headache

Fever

Hangovers

Diarrhoea

Minor ailments

 

Your local pharmacy is often able to help with common health problems, providing advice and the best medicine to treat them. They will advise you if you need to be seen by a health care professional. Most are open everyday and late evenings.

 

 

111 Information Link

http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/AboutNHSservices/Emergencyandurgentcareservices/Pages/NHS-111.aspx



 
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