Active Signposting by Reception
We have made an agreement between our two surgeries and the local chemists. Now when a patient calls the surgery for an appointment, the receptionist will ask for the patient’s symptoms as usual but if the patient is showing symptoms of an ailment that can be dealt with by the pharmacist, the receptionist will ask the patient to contact the chemist for help.
The list of ailments has been agreed between the doctors and the local pharmacists. By doing this we hope to ensure that patients are dealt with by the correct person first time, thus benefitting patients.
Frequently Asked Questions
We are regularly asked the same questions by patients about how are surgery works. So we've put together a document answering as many of these questions as we can. To download the document or read the answers please go to our Frequently Asked Questions page.
We're encouraging patients to sign up for Organ Donation.
If you needed an organ transplant would you have one? If so please help those in need of a transplant by opting to donate organs and tissue.
If this is something you'd like to do please follow the link and sign up here. Organ Donor Register
Off to Uni? Get your Meningitis vaccination now.
Some strains of Meningitis are on the rise in the teens and early 20s age groups. This is a very unpleasant disease which can leave you with devastating side effects.
We are currently giving this vaccination to anybody whose date of birth falls between;
01.09.98 to 31.08.99 and 01.09.99 to 31.08.02.
In addition if your date of birth falls between 01.09.96 and 31.08.98 or you're in your first year of university and under age 25, you are eligible.
Please ring and book with reception. Thanks
Teenager wanting advice from the school nurse? Text messaging service now live.
To get advice from the school nurse text 0752 061 5387
New text messaging service for parents/carers of children 0-19.
To get advice from the Public Health nurses (Health Visitors and School Nurses) you can text on:
0752 061 5382
And they can advise on things such as Feeding and Nutrition, Child development, Parenting advice and support, Emotional health and wellbeing, Behaviour difficulties and Family health.