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Flu Day

Flu day 2017 will be held on Saturday 23rd September 2017 8.30am - 12pm, Please see attached poster Flu day 2017

LUNCHTIME AND AFTERNOON CLOSURES

Lunchtime Closures

The Surgeries will close between 12.30 - 3pm to allow for staff training on the following dates:

Tuesday 12th September 2017

Tuesday 10th October 2017

Tuesday 7th November 2017

Wednesday 29th November 2017

Wednesday 13th December 2017

Friday 22nd December 2017

Afternoon Closures

The surgery will be closed for the full afternoon to allow for staff training on the following dates:

Wednesday 14th June 2017

Wednesday 14th March 2018

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Latest News

What happens when you are referred by your GP to see a specialist?

This leaflet describes what you can expect to happen when your GP refers you to see a specialist or consultant, at a hospital or a community health centre.  The leaflet can be found here Patient Referral Leaflet

Winter 2017 Illness campaign

The winter illness campaign will run from October 2017 until March 2018.  It focuses on the following:

  • Self care – treating winter illnesses at home 
  • Flu vaccination – book your flu jab now
  • Being prepared - stocking up your medicine cabinet

Full details of the Winter 2017 illness campaign and the Stay Warm and Well booklet can be found HERE.

Updated information regarding the future of our Dispensary at Alconbury

Please see attached Dispensary Patient Information Leaflet regarding the future of our Dispensary at Alconbury.

ALBRAM Annual General Meeting

The ALBRAM Annual General Meeting will be held at 7.00pm on Tuesday 11th July 2017 at Alconbury Memorial Hall.  Please see ALBRAM AGM 2017 Poster for more details.

Information regarding the future of our Dispensary at Alconbury

Please see the attached Patient Information Leaflet regarding the future of our Dispensary at Alconbury.

Afternoon Closures

The surgery will be closed for the full afternoon to allow for staff training on the following dates:

Wednesday 14th June 2017

Wednesday 6th September 2017

Wednesday 8th November 2017

Wednesday 14th March 2018

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Flu Day

Flu day 2017 will be held on Saturday 23rd September 2017 8.30am - 12pm, Please see attached poster Flu day 2017

Patient Newsletter:

Please see the link for our Newsletter - April 2017

More GP Appointments released

 

Over the next three months we are working with NHS England to offer extra GP appointments.  This is because we know that there are times you want to be able to see a GP at short notice.  We also know that over winter lots of people have seasonal illnesses which require more than a pharmacy but don’t need emergency treatment.

 

The extra appointments are bookable on the day by ringing reception on the usual number.

 

If you are not able to attend an appointment you have booked, for whatever reason, please let us know.  We can then offer that appointment to someone else that needs it.

Patient Newsletter:

Please see the link for our Newsletter January 2017

Lunchtime Closures 2017

The Surgeries will close between 12.30 - 3pm to allow for staff training on the following dates:

Wednesday11th January 2017

Wednesday 8th February 2017

Wednesday 8th March 2017

Thursday 6th April 2017

Thursday 4th May 2017

Thursday 1st June 2017

Thursday 29th June 2017

Thursday 27th July 2017

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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Patient Newsletter

Please see the link for our Newsletter November 2016

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WANT TO QUIT SMOKING?

Take part in a research study, get support to quit, and be part of helping others in the future to quit.

Please have a look at the attached information poster, or speak to reception.

iQuit in Practice information leaflet

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Alconbury GP Surgery Development

We are extending our premises to accommodate an increase in out patient population.  We will be adding 2 GP consulting rooms and a Nurse Treatment Room.

Building works are due to commence in early July 2016 for 6-8months, and an area in the car park will be allocated to the developer for the duration.

Please can we politely remind parents NOT to utilise our car park for the school run, as it will be needed to accommodate parking for patients.

As our population grows we will need to recruit new GP's to ensure appointment availability.  In time we will be opening on Tuesday afternoons to increase GP availability.

We would like to reassure patients that we will endeavour to minimise any disruption to our existing patients and services throughout.  Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

The plan of the new extension is on display at Alconbury reception, should you wish to view it.

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ALBRAM recruitment of Volunteer Drivers for the car scheme.

Please see the attached document with more information about volunteering to help with the Car Scheme.

ALBRAM Car Scheme - Volunteer Drivers Needed

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 Email contact

The Practice is piloting an email address by which patients can contact us regarding routine enquiries.

This address is: alconburyandbramptonsurgeries@nhs.net

We will endeavour to respond to emails received within 5 working days.

Please be reminded that this method of contact is for non-urgent, non-clinical enquiries.

If in any doubt, please contact reception and speak to someone in person.

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  Carers Support

We are currently working with Cambridgeshire Social Services to ensure that carers are aware of and able to access the resources and support available to them locally.

If you are a carer and would like to find out more then please ask at reception.

Our carers link workers are:

Brampton: Belle.

Alconbury: Rita.

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Research

As a practice we have attained 'research ready' accreditation and have agreed to work with the primary care research network and other local bodies to participate in approved clinical research. We are opportunistically seeking consent from those patients who would be willing to participate in research should we sign up to be involved in an appropriate study. We will then contact these patients and share information regarding research opportunities should they arise.

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