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  • Lunchtime Closures

    The surgeries will be closed between 12.30 - 3pm for staff training on the following dates:

    Thursday 12th March 2020

    Wednesday 8th April 2020

    Wednesday 13th May 2020

    Wednesday 10th June 2020

    Wednesday 15th July 2020

    Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Coronavirus Information for our Patients.

  • If you have been in contact with a confirmed case of Coronavirus, or have returned from China (incl. Hong-Kong), Japan, Malaysia, Rep Korea, Singapore, Taiwan or Thailand, in the last 14 days and feel unwell, please call NHS111 for advice. If you have returned from Wuhan or the Hubei Province in China in the last 14 days, stay indoors and contact NHS111 even if you do not have symptoms. Do NOT attend or call the surgery, as we are unable to give advice or arrange necessary tests. Thank you.

  • Wuhan novel coronavirus

    Public Health England have issued the following poster regarding the Wuhan Novel Coronavirus Please click here

 

 

Self Care & Seasonal Health Campaigns

Stay Warm and Well this Winter Stay Warm and Well

Please click the link Stay Well This Winter for a useful information booklet

Don’t swallow up your NHS - use it wisely this winter

Every time you visit your GP it costs the NHS £45*

You can treat minor winter illnesses such as colds and coughs, sore throats, and upset stomachs easily at home with medicines, which you can easily buy at low cost from your local pharmacy.

So be prepared and stock up on winter essentials today:

  • pain relief (paracetamol)
  • cough and sore throat remedies
  • first aid kit
  • upset stomach treatment
  • rehydration treatment
  • heartburn and indigestion treatment
  •  Your local pharmacist can also offer you advice and guidance on the best treatment for you – no appointment needed.  Pharmacists are available on every high street and in supermarkets with many open evenings and weekends. Click HERE to find a pharmacy near you. 
  • *£45 is the average cost for GP consultation time, cost of the medication, and dispensing fee.

Having these winter essentials at hand will not only save you time and help you to feel better quicker, but help save the NHS much needed resources. 

Don't swallow up your NHS

Childhood Respiratory Tract Infections

Please see this When Should I Worry - Your Guide to coughs, colds, sore throats and earaches leaflet regarding Childhood Respiratory Tract Infections.

What is self care?

Self care is about looking after yourself in a healthy way. It can be anything from brushing your teeth, doing some exercise, managing common conditions (like headaches, colds and flu) or living with a long-term health problem, such as asthma or diabetes.

Winter 2017 Health Campaign

Please click the link Winter 2017 Health campaign for the Winter 2017 Health campaign

Autumn 2017 Health Campaign

Please click the link Autumn 2017 Health Campaign for the Autumn 2017 Health Campaign.  Advice on what to stock in your medicine cabinet can be found HERE

Find out more about self care
If you need more information on how you can self care at home, click on the links:

Leaflet : When will I feel better? 

A helpful guide on how long you can expect the symptoms of cough, colds, sore throat and nasal congestion to last, what you can do to get better and the warning signs to look out for which mean you may need to seek professional help.

The leaflet also explains that antibiotics are not an effective treatment for winter symptoms such as cough, cold, sore throat, flu or nasal congestion.

Leaflet : Treat Yourself Better

Leaflet: What to stock in your medicine cabinet to manage minor illnesses

Leaflet: Is your medicine cabinet ready for winter?

Self Care for Healthy Living

Self Care for Common Conditions

Self Care for Long Term Conditions



 
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