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IF YOU HAVE A TEMPERATURE COUGH, LOSS OF TASTE OR SMELL PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND THE SURGERY CONTACT THE NHS HELPLINE ON 111 OR VISIT THE NHS.GOV WEBSITE FOR FURTHER ADVICE.

DUE TO THE ONGOING CORONAVIRUS PANDENIC WE ARE UNABLE TO OPERATE A NORMAL SERVICE. THE RECEPTION DESK REMAINS CLOSED, NO FACE TO FACE APPOINTMENTS ARE AVAILABLE.  IF YOU REQUIRE A TELEPHONE CONSULTATION PLEASE CALL THE PRACTICE BETWEEN 8.30AM AND 10.15AM. A PATIENT CARE NAVIGATOR WILL DIRECT YOU TO THE MOST APPROPRAITE HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL. 

FOR HOME VISITS PLEASE CALL BEFORE 10.30AM. 

AFTER 10.15AM ONLY URGENT MEDICAL ISSUES WILL BE DEALT WITH.

REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS CAN BE ORDERED ONLINE VIA A NOMINATED CHEMIST OR AT THE BOX AT RECEPTION.

PLEASE DO NOT RING THE PRACTICE TO CHECK IF YOUR PRESCRIPTION IS READY.

PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND THE TREATMENT ROOM UNLESS YOU HAVE ARRANGED AN APPOINTMENT.

WARFARIN AND BABY VACCINE CLINICS ARE OPERATING AS NORMAL.

IF YOU DO NEED TO ATTEND THE HEALTH CENTRE PLEASE WEAR A FACE COVERING AND MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING.

THANK  YOU FOR YOUR CO-OPERATION.

 

 

 

 

PIP APPLICATIONS

As a Practice we no longer complete requests from DLA / Attendance allowance / PIP forms OR for supporting evidence.

We strongly believe that to get an accurate assessment a face to face consultation is vital.  This needs to be carried out by the agency making the decision about your application, not by your GP.

X-Ray

doctor examining an x-rayAn X-ray is a widely used diagnostic test to examine the inside of the body. X-rays are a very effective way of detecting problems with bones, such as fractures. They can also often identify problems with soft tissue, such as pneumonia or breast cancer.

If you have a X-ray, you will be asked to lie on a table or stand against a surface so that the part of your body being X-rayed is between the X-ray tube and the photographic plate.

An X-ray is usually carried out by a radiographer, a healthcare professional who specialises in using imaging technology, such as X-rays and ultrasound scanners.

You can find out more about x-ray tests, how they are performed, their function and the risks by visiting the NHS Choices website.

 
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