HEATWAVE: HOW TO COPE IN HOT WEATHER
Most of use welcome hot weather, but when it's too hot for too long there are health risks. If a heatwave hits this summer, make sure the hot weather doesn't harm you or anyone you know. For more information visit NHS Choices Summer health
WHERE TO GO FOR URGENT HEALTH CARE
Need urgent healthcare? Feel poorly or hurt yourself? Here's where to find help
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111 IS THE NHS NON-EMERGENCY NUMBER
In the case of a medical emergency outside normal working hours you should ring 111 which will put you in touch with the doctor’s answering service.
They will need to know your name, address, telephone number, surgery/GP and the nature of the emergency. They will pass this on to the duty GP who will return your call.
For more information click the link above.
GP ONLINE SERVICES
GP online services allow you to access a range of services via your computer or mobile. Once you have signed up, you will be able to:
- Book or cancel appointments online with a GP or nurse
- Renew or order repeat prescriptions online
- View parts of your GP health record, including information about medication, allergies, vaccinations, previous illnesses and test results.
TELL US IF YOU NEED TO CANCEL YOUR APPOINTMENT
WE ARE A SELF CARE AWARE PRACTICE
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. As a Self Care Aware practice we are here to help you feel able to look after your own health when it is right for you. So, when you come in for a consultation, the doctors, nurses and healthcare assistants in this practice will talk to you about what you can do to help maintain and improve your health.
We are confident that our website will provide clear and concise help and give our patients the information they require in an easy and convenient format. It has been designed with the patient’s needs at the forefront of everything, from checking surgery times to letting us know what you think of us.
Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. The technology also means you can now do a lot of things from the comfort of your home such as order a repeat prescription or cancel an appointment.
Partners in Care
Once registered, patients and healthcare professionals work together to ensure the most appropriate care is provided. This partnership philosophy extends even further and our active patient groups exist to make sure that patient needs and the practice offering are always heading in the same direction.