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PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND YOUR GP PRACTICE IF YOU HAVE SYMPTOMS ASSOCIATED WITH CORONAVIRUS. YOU ARE ADVISED TO STAY HOME FOR 7 DAYS. IF YOUR SYMPTOMS ARE SERIOUS OR GET WORSE, NHS111 HAS AN ONLINESERVICE THAT CAN TELL YOU IF YOU NEED FURTHER MEDICAL HELP. ONLY CALL 111 IF YOU CANNOT GO ONLINE OR ARE ADVISED TO DO SO BY THE ONLINE SERVICE.

FOR THE LATEST COVID-19 ADVICE PLEASE VISIT WWW.NHS.UK/CORONAVIRUS.

TO MINIMISE THE NUMBER OF PATIENTS IN THE SURGERY AT ONCE ALL FACE TO FACE APPOINTMENTS WILL BE CARRIED OUT OVER THE TELEPHONE. IF YOU NEED TO BE SEEN THIS WILL BE COORDINATED BY THE GP.

ACCESS TO OUR EMERGENCY CLINICS, MORNING AND AFTERNOON, WILL BE RESTRICTED DUE TO THE CURRENT RISK OF CORONAVIRUS SPREAD. IF YOU FEEL YOU NEED TO BE SEEN AS AN EMERGENCY CALL THE SURGERY BETWEEN 8AM AND 10AM OR 2.30PM AND 4PM. YOU WILL NEED TO GIVE AS MUCH INFO AS POSSIBLE TO THE CARE NAVIGATOR AND MAY BE THEN BOOKED IN FOR A EMERGENCY TELEPHONE CONSULTATION WITH A GP.

FOR THE MOMENT WE WILL NOT MAKE GP APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE FOR ONLINE BOOKING.

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE WE WILL NOT BE MAKING ROUTINE BLOOD TEST APPOINTMENTS, ONLY PATIENTS ON WARFARIN, MEDICATIONS WHICH MUST HAVE REGULAR MONITORING, EMERGENCY ON THE DAY TEST REQUESTS AND WHERE A PATIENT HAS HAD A MEDICATION CHANGE AND BLOOD MONITORING IS REQUIRED.

PLEASE SEE THE TAB IN OUR FURTHER INFORMATION SECTION, FOR THE LATEST ADVICE ABOUT SELF ISOLATION

We Can Text You!

We are using our text messaging service more and more, to invite you for a review, blood test or let you know if a GP would like to see you. You can also you use it to cancel appointments, decline or accept services and let us know if we are doing a good job! Please make sure we have your up to date contact details. You can do this via this website or EMIS access if you are registered. Alternatively, call us and let us know.

Cancel Your Appointment!

Every week a large number of patients fail to attend booked appointments. Please let us know as soon as possible if you can’t keep your appointment then we can give it to someone else! We offer a text messaging service which has the option to cancel an appointment so please make sure we have your up to date contact details.

Out of Hours 

When the surgery is closed if you have an urgent problem that cannot wait until we are open again, please call 111. For anything life threatening call 999.

 

Nurses

Sister Jacqueline Moger (f)

Our team of five Practice Nurses are available by appointment. Their numerous tasks include: Child and adult immunisations Foreign travel immunisations and advice Cervical smears Dressings and removal of stitches Ear syringing Specialised clinincs to monitor chronic conditions New patient checks Smoking cessation advice and support Health education and dietary advice Spirometry Open access and triage clinic

Sister Fiona Oldfield

Fiona graduated from Portsmouth University in 1999 and became a practice nurse in 2002. She joined us as a nurse prescriber in September 2016 primarily to help and run our triage clinics. Fiona also holds most chronic disease clinics.

Sister Rosie Wakelin

Qualified in March 1987 as a RGN and March 1990 as a Registered Midwife and joined the Practice in February 2003 as a Practice Nurse. Rosie has a particular interest in Diabetes and child immunisation.

Sister Linda Tarr
Qualified at the University Hospital of Wales in 1981. Joined us as a Practice Nurse in 2004. Special interests in smoking cessation, female and sexual health including contraception.
Sister Amber Langdon Saunders

Amber is with us as part of a training programme to introduce newly qualified nurses  into the community. She completed her nursing studies in April 2015 with a Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing from the university of Southampton and is hoping to top it up to an Msc within the next two years. She also has a Bsc Psychology from Portsmouth. Amber is very interested in wound care and has a lot of experience in learning disabilities and mental health from her previous work.

Healthcare Assistants

Our health care support worker provides a range of services in support of both the doctors and practice nurses. These include:

• Spirometry
• New patient checks
• Smoking cessation advice and support
• ECGs
• Blood pressure measurement
Mrs Karen Young

Karen Young has been with the Practice since 2006 and is our HCA. Her special interests are smoking cessation, weight management and new patient medicals.

 
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