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** PLEASE NOTE WE ARE CURRENTLY EXPERIENCING DIFFICULTIES WITH OUR TELEPHONE LINES – WE HOPE THIS WILL BE RESOLVED SHORTLY AND THE PRACTICE IS STILL OPEN.

WE HAVE DIVERTED CALLS AT PRESENT - BUT AS THERE IS ONLY ONE LINE, THIS MAY BE BUSY.

PLEASE CALL BACK AT ANOTHER TIME, IF YOU CAN, OR YOU CAN SPEAK WITH NHS 111 TEAM, WHO MAY BE ABLE TO ASSIST YOU FURTHER.

A REMINDER THAT THE PRACTICE ITSELF IS STILL OPEN AS PER THE NORMAL OPENING HOURS **

Please note: If you have any communication needs and wish to access information in a different format please notify a member of Reception.

The practice is closed on the following Bank Holidays 2019-20: 

  • Monday 27th May 2019
  • Monday 26th August 2019
  • Wednesday 25th December 2019
  • Thursday 26th December 2019

OUT OF HOURS INFORMATION:

If you require urgent medical assistance that cannot wait until the surgery re-opens, please call 111 where you will be put through to the NHS 111 helpline who will be able to assist you further

NHS111 is a free to call, non-emergency, medical helpline operating in England.

The service is part of the country’s NHS telephone and triage and advisory services

 The Choose Well website is an excellent resource which includes details of services in the area, including local pharmacies and walk-in centres, and self-care information.  It provides a wealth of clear, clinically assured self-care information for patients, covering over 40 topics in 64 languages; each topic comes with a downloadable pdf leaflet to help you to self-care. www.choosewellmanchester.org.uk 

 We are now providing an electronic prescribing service.  If you nominate a preferred local pharmacy we can send your prescriptions directly to them electronically.  The advantage of this service is that you will not have to collect the prescription from the surgery, simply collect the medication from your pharmacy.  If you are interested, please go to your preferred pharmacy and they can arrange.

 

 PATIENT NHS CHECKS

 You may be entitled to an NHS Health Check please check with Reception.

This involves an appointment with the HCA who will record medical details, check height, weight, blood pressure and relevant blood tests.  She will then review your case following the results.

Self Help

coldWe are keen to help patients improve on self help and hope that the following information will offer some insight into that.

Take a look and see if you can improve your own understanding of your health and well-being! Please encourage others to look here too.

Here is a list of ailments that can be safely self managed. You will see that you can take a look via the hyperlink at the other websites which can offer you further information about managing your condition.

Common ailments that can be self managed :

Back pain

NHS

Cold sores

NHS

Common Cold

NHS

Conjunctivitis

NHS

pdfInformation Leaflet

Constipation

NHS

Cough

NHS

pdf Information Leaflet

Diarrhoea

NHS

Dysmenorrhoea (painful periods)

NHS

Earache

NHS

Haemorrhoids

NHS  

Hayfever

NHS

Head lice

NHS

Headache

NHS

Heartburn & Indigestion

NHS

Influenza

NHS

pdf Information Leaflet

Insect bites

NHS

Migraine

NHS

Nasal congestion

NHS

Nappy rash

NHS

Sore throat

NHS

pdf Information Leaflet

Sinusitis

NHS

Sprains and strains

NHS

Thrush

NHS

Warts and Verrucas

NHS



 
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