Coronavirus (COVID-19)

PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND THE SURGERY TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT.

PLEASE TELEPHONE THE SURGERY, YOUR REQUEST FOR AN APPOINTMENT WILL BE TRIAGED BY OUR CLINICAL TEAM. 

We wish to reassure you that we are available to give telephone advice for medical concerns.  We will see you in the surgery if required following a telephone appointment with a clinician.  Please do not ignore symptoms which concern you.

PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND THE SURGERY TO REQUEST MEDICATION, we are not accepting paper requests at the current time, we are encouraging all patients to sign up for online services, via the NHS app or patient access. We are also encouraging all patients to sign up for EPS (Electronic Prescription Service) this enables you to request your medication online from us we will then forward electronically to your chemist of choice.

However if you are unable to sign up for this service please telephone the surgery.

If you are concerned that you may have coronavirus or may have come into contact with someone who has, the NHS 111 online service has created coronavirus pages that tell patients what they should do based on their particular circumstances.  These can be accessed at: https://111.nhs.uk/service/covid-19  Please do not attend the practice.

************FLU CLINICS********************

We are now booking flu clinics for all patients aged 65 + and patients in an at risk category, please telephone the surgery to book an appointment. We are working hard to keep patients and staff safe during these unusual circumstances. Please attend at the time given to you, this will help with social distancing and hopefully avoid the need to queue outside in the elements. You will need wear a face covering whilst in the building.

Please note that people in the 50 to 64-year-old age group will not be vaccinated until November and December, providing there is sufficient vaccine, and no appointments will be offered for this age group until then. This is to ensure that those who are most at risk are vaccinated first. If you are 50 to 64 and you are in one of the other groups which is eligible for the flu vaccination, for example you have a health condition which puts you at risk from flu, you will be invited earlier.

 Electronic Prescribing 

We are upgrading to the next phase of the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) which will mean that almost all our prescriptions will be processed electronically from 7th September 2020.

Electronic prescriptions help save the NHS money.

You will receive your prescriptions in the same way as you do now.

Read more about EPS on the NHS website.

Self Care

Choose Self Care

When you’re feeling ill with a minor illness like a cold or sore throat, or have picked up a minor injury, do you know how to treat the symptoms at home?

Health experts in Staffordshire are encouraging us all to take control of our health and wellbeing so we can get better sooner. Follow this link Self Care to get the latest information from our CCG.

Practice Pharmacists

We now have 2 Practice Pharmacists who can do many of the medication reviews without the need to see a GP. Please talk to our receptionists to book an appointment.

 

Our latest CQC report

GP out of hours and 111 service.

The six Clinical Commissioning Groups in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent are looking at the current GP Out of Hours and NHS 111 services. This is the starting point to revolutionise the way in which urgent care services are provided and accessed. Please click on the link below and complete the survey.

GP out of hours and 111 Survey

WEEKEND AND LATE APPOINTMENTS

Our Extended Hours Surgeries are available every Tuesday evening, with some Saturday and Sunday morning clinics also available .Appointments with A GP or Practice Nurse and may be particularly suitable for those who find it difficult to attend during regular surgery hours. 

Late Evening Surgeries: Tuesday 6.30pm - 8.00pm

Weekends on rota:        Saturday 8.00am -12.00 noon

                                   Sunday  8.00am  - 11.00am

We are also working closely with other surgeries in the Burntwood and Lichfield area to offer an extended service all week, this means there may be an appointment available out of regular surgery hours at another surgery. These appointments are bookable via the reception team.

 

Patient online access.

Patients can now order repeat prescriptions, book GP appointments online and have access to summary information in their patient records. This includes current medication, allergies, results, problems and consultations Find out more

Please register with reception for online access, we will need to have sight of photo ID. Once you have your letter from reception simply click on REGISTER. Then follow the instructions on your letter. Find out more

Like To Register?

New to the area and would like to join our practice? We would be happy to help you. Fill in our registration forms and come see us. Find out more


 

If you’re registered at a GP practice in #Staffordshire or #Stoke-on-Trent then your health and social records will be available on the new integrated care record #OneHealthAndCare in August. To find out what this means for you go to www.onehealthandcare.net

 

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