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LATEST NEWS


LIVI is live! See below for more information.

FLU VACCINE APPOINTMENTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR ALL ELIGIBLE ADULTS.  Call or visit to book your appointment.

FEAR OF FLYING - click on the link to download more information. - FEAR OF FLYING

Online Appointment booking now includes BLOOD TESTS and INR BLOOD TESTS.

Patient Participation Group AGM see details under 'Patient Group' link

Shipping Medicals

For further details please see our link below.  Click here for booking enquiry form.

New Online Link To Cancel Appointments

Please click HERE to cancel your appointment. 

Requesting Sick Certificates

Please note you can request a fit note or sick certificate via a telephone request or using eConsult - you do not necessarily need to see the doctor.

Patient Check-In

Please use the Patient Check-In Screen in the waiting room to check in for your appointment.

New Service

New service for Minor Eye Problems - for more information click here.

Online Consultations

You are able to consult with the surgery online, avoiding telephone calls, delays in getting an appointment and ensuring a prompt response.  To access click on the link below for eConsult.

Out of Hours

For urgent medical problems when the surgery is closed you can call NHS 111 for free on 111. They will signpost you to where you can get help from, or book you an out of hours appointment.

Extended Opening Hours

We are open on Monday evenings from 6.30 pm until 8.00 pm and Wednesday mornings from 7.00 am to 8.00 am.  Please note these appointments are for patients who are unable to attend during our normal opening hours.

Text Messaging

Missed appointments increase waiting times for all our patients. To help improve our patient services, we can send you a FREE text reminderbefore your appointment. Should you no longer need your appointment, early cancellation will enable us to provide care to another patient. It couldn't be easier to register - simply provide your mobile phone number, and a day or so before your next appointment you will receive a reminder detailing the date and time direct to your mobile phone. Sign up now and never miss another appointment!

Child_immunisationImmunisation Aftercare for Children

If you have any concerns about the safety of immunizations please talk to your GP or Practice Nurse.

Babies receive the following immunisations with the first being given at their 8-week check:

  • Triple (DTP) and Hib and Polio immunisations (due at 2, 3 and 4 months) - The side effects are almost always mild. Your baby may become fretful and slightly feverish within 24-48 hours of the injection. Sometimes, the skin becomes red, sore or swollen around the place where the injection was given or a small lump appears and may take a few weeks to disappear.
  • Rotavirus (due at 2 and 3 months) - This is a given by mouth to prevent Rotavirus. Some babies can become restless and tetchy and some may develop mild diarrhoea.
  • Meningitis C Vaccination (due at 3 months)  - Redness, swelling and tenderness around the site are common but usually mild. A fever is common in younger children.
  • Pneumococcal Vaccine (due at 2, 4 and 12 months) - Swelling and redness where the injection was given which may last up to 24 hours. Another side effect maybe a slight fever and a little unwell.
  • Hib/Men C (due at 12 months) - Pain, redness and swelling at the injection site. A fever, sleepiness, loss of appetite and irritabitlity are also side effects.
  • MMR (due at 12 months) - A fever can develop. A week to ten days after the injection a rash can develop which should only last for 2 or 3 days. Some children get swollen faces or a mild form of mumps about 2-3 weeks after MMR. Any swelling will gradually go down, however none of these reactions are infectious,

Serious reactions to these vaccines are extremely rare. You might find it useful to keep this information with your child’s health record booklet.

Please find more information regarding immunisations here.

 

 
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