Christmas is on the horizon, please order your medications 3 or 4 days before you wish to collect them. We are closed for Christmas day, Boxing Day and New years day. Opening times remain the same for the rest of the Christmas season.
Dr Thomas and Dr Robertson are pleased to confirm that the practice was inspected by the CQC on the 23rd April 2018 and achieved a rating of Good across all of the areas inspected.
If you would like to know more about what support is available in our area, please follow this link https://www.escis.org.uk/. It has information about local events, support groups for families, older people, people with learning disabilities, and where to get help about legal matters.
Millions pounds are wasted each year in unused medication, our surgery is working with the CCG and PPG to encourage patients to only order what they need and to check their medication before they leave the surgery. Please watch the medicine management teams video for more information on what you can do to help.
Please help us by ensuring you provide plenty of notice when requesting repeat medication and don’t leave it to the last minute to request your repeat medication online or via paper request system. I would also remind you that are unable to take medication request over the telephone.
Pregnant ladies can now self-refer to book to meet your midwife
Pregnant ladies can now self-refer to book to meet your midwife to plan your care , go our website, www.esht.nhs.uk/our-services/maternity/referral. Fill in your details and click “submit”, your community midwife will be in contact with you to book your first appointment.
Protect your child, it is national childhood immunisations awareness week
Make sure your child is protected, if your child has missed their immunisations and you think they are unprotected. Speak to our practice nurse Sister Angela and she will be able to advise you how to ensure your child has all the vaccines they need to keep them fit and healthy.
We are currently unable to provide travel vaccination advice and vaccinations at the surgery, please contact local specialist clinics for advice and help.
New health and social care connect service available to patients.
Some people need practical support to lead an active life and do the everyday things that most of us take for granted. Adult Social Care may provide help or put you in touch with organisations for people, and their carers, who find it difficult to manage daily tasks in the home. If you think you could benefit from the help and support they provide you can contact them directly on telephone number 0345 60 80 191.
Important info for patients travelling abroad and needing travel health advice or vaccinations
If you are travelling abroad and need travel health advice or vaccinations, you will need to visit the practice 8 to 10 weeks before you travel, don’t leave it to late as we might not be able to provide you with the vaccinations you need. Read more.
Our Patient Participation Group Needs Your Help!
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Free NHS Health Checks
Free NHS health checks are being offered to people aged between 40 and 74 once every five years. This check is to assess your risk of developing heart disease, stroke, kidney disease or diabetes. Please telephone the surgery to make an appointment.