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Notice Board

NHS Flu Programme 2017

This seasons flu vaccination programme has started with our first flu clinic running from Thursday 28th September.  Please telephone the surgery to book your flu vaccination and hear details of further flu clinics. The NHS Flu Vaccination is available to patients listed below:-

  • anyone aged 65 and over
  • patients with diabetes
  • pregnant women
  • children and adults with an underlying health condition (such as long-term heart or respiratory disease)
  • children and adults with weakened immune systems.

The child Flu nasal spray vaccination is also available to children aged two and three years old (but not four years or older) on 31st August 2017.   School aged children in clinical risk groups may also be offered the vaccination.  For those children aged four years and over in reception, school years 1, 2, 3 and four the vaccination will be offered at school.

NHS Shingles Programme 2017

Patients become eligible on and after their 70th birthday for the shingles vaccination.  The eligibility cohort this year applies to all patients aged 70,71,72,73,74 and 75 year olds born before or on 1st September 1942.  It is also available to patients aged 79,78.  For those who are born after 2nd Sept 1942 aged 75,76,77 you will become eligible on your 78th birthday.  The vaccine is not available for those aged 80 years and over.

 

Private Prescriptions 
Please be advised that prescriptions issued by a Private Consultant cannot be converted into NHS Prescriptions. You need to take your Private Presciption to a Chemist who will advise you of the charge. Even if this is high, we are not allowed by new NHS rules to issue them.

Practice Management

Claire Broadhurst (f)

Claire is the Practice Manager and assists with the smooth running of the Practice.

If you have any questions or concerns about any aspect regarding the smooth running of the surgery, then please feel free to contact Claire.

 

Administration

Michelle Gibbs (f)

Michelle is the Administration and Reception Supervisor and assist Claire with the day to day running of the Surgery

Julia Reed (f)

Our administrative staff assist the receptionists and perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, document scanning and filing, dealing with patient records, new patient registrations and deductions.

Reception

Jackie Chalk (f)
Stephanie Murphy (f)
Pippa Toussaint (f)
Sally Sadler (f)
Sue Wheeler (f)
Jessica Phillips (f)

Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses.

Secretaries

Sarah Boorer (f)

Sarah manages the correspondence for the clinicians as well as playing an important role in liaising with hospitals and other healthcare institutions. She is a useful contact if you have queries about the administrative aspects of referrals.

 
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