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Healthy Eating Week 10 - 14 June

Every year the British Nutritional Foundation (BNF) hosts a 5 day campaign encouraging people to drink plenty, get active and try something new. More information on the campaign can be found here.

 

Carers Week - 10 - 16 June

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring by highlighting the challenges that carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. Further information on the scheme can be found here.

 

Mens Health Week - 10 - 16 June

Led by the Men's Health Forum, the purpose of Men's Health Week is to raise awareness of preventable health issues and encourage men and boys to seek professional advice for health related problems, for more information click here.

 

Cervical Screening Awareness Week - 10 - 16 June

The aim of Cervical Screening Awareness Week is to increase awareness and make it easier for every eligible woman and person with a cervix to attend cervical screening, you can find out more on the campaign here.

Fundraising and Patient Donations Thank you for all your kind donations and purchases from the book and DVD sale.  We have so far raised a total of £889.76 from the sale of books and DVDs.  We have also received a total of £1,372 from individual patient donations.  Donations will be used to purchase medical equipment for the surgery.

New Interactive Prostate Cancer Guides  Prostate Cancer

Patient Services

Patient Guide

It’s Your Practice: A patient guide to GP services has been put together by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) for patients. 

This guide has been produced as part of the RCGP’s aim to build stronger relationships between you and your doctors and encourage the involvement and inclusion of you in your own care.

The guide provides helpful information on all aspects of using GP services: from finding and choosing a practice and how to get the most out of a GP consultation to accessing health records and understanding patients’ rights and responsibilities.

Apple and StethoscopeIt is split into several sections including:

  • General Practice explained
  • Choosing the right practice for you
  • Registering with a GP practice
  • Seeing your GP – consultations
  • Seeing your GP – the next steps
  • After your GP consultation
  • Your health record
  • Your rights and responsibilities as a patient
  • Get involved with your practice


The publication is part of a push by the NHS as a whole to encourage you to understand how you can get the most out of primary care – which also includes how you can become more involved in monitoring your own health.

pdf Download A Patient Guide to GP Services

Named GP Service

You may be aware that GP practices are now required to provide all their patients with a Named GP who will have overall responsibility for the care and support that our surgery provides them.  This does not prevent you from seeing any GP in the practice as you currently do.

Referral Letters

The surgery does not routinely send patients a copy of referral letters.  If you would like a copy of a referral letter, please contact the surgery and we will be happy to forward you a copy.



 
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