Diabetes Prevention Week
It’s estimated that over five million people in England are at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.
Type 2 diabetes is linked to lifestyle. It represents a real threat to health; if untreated it can lead to stroke, blindness, heart disease, kidney failure and lower limb amputation.
The Little Orange Book
The Little Orange Book is focused on acute illness in young children and helps parents and carers to recognise and then respond appropriately to a range of diseases, illness and conditions as well as signposting parents to the most appropriate service or clinician should they need further support.
You can obtain a copy of The Little Orange Book from your GP practice or download a copy here.
Patient Participation Group
Patient Participation Group - meeting on Wednesday 28th February 2018 from 1.00 p.m. - 2.30 p.m.
What is the Patient Participation Group (PPG)?
A Patient Participation Group (PPG) is a group of people who are patients of the Practice and want to help it work as well as it can for patients, doctors and staff. The NHS requires every practice to have a PPG. read more...
GP Online Services
You can now register for online services which will allow you to order repeat prescriptions and book appointments, you can do this by either ringing the practice or come down and register with a receptionist.
You are now able to view your Summary Medical Records (current medication, allergies & adverse reactions) online as well as booking an appointment and ordering your repeat medication. You will need to come into the practice and fill in a form and also provide TWO forms of ID to register for this service. One must have photographic evidence e.g. Passport, Driving Licence and the second should confirm you live at the registered address.
Patients who did not attend for appointments Jan 2018
Number of patients who DID NOT ATTEND (DNA) appointment:
GP - 45 (8 HOURS)
NURSE - 52 Appointments (10 HOURS)
TOTAL – 97 APPOINTMENTS LOST
Please help us to help you. If you no longer require your appointment, please contact the Practice and cancel your appointment. Thank you.
Are you aged 40-74 years of age?
Contraceptive Implants Update
Dr Joughin is now able to fit and remove implants, please contact the surgery for further information.
Use your NHS Wisely
KNOW YOUR NHS AND WHAT IT COSTS:
- £247 to call out an ambulance
- £124 for a single visit to A&E
- £32 for an appointment with your GP
- £16 to call NHS 111
- £0.46 to click onto NHS choices website read more...
To see a GP or Nurse please telephone us on (0191) 264 1014 or come into the Practice to book an appointment. You can also book an appointment and order your repeat prescriptions ONLINE at systmonline.tpp-uk.com. To register for the online service please ask for a registration form at Reception.