Publication of GP Earnings - 2014/15
All GP Practices are required to declare the mean earnings (e.g. average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice.
We now offer 'Electronic Prescribing'
We can now send your repeat medication prescription directly to your 'nominated' pharmacy via electronic transfer. You don't have to come and collect it and it's quicker and much more reliable than sending paper. A more convenient way to get your prescription.
From 1st September 2015, the shingles vaccine will be offered routinely to people aged 70 and 78. You become eligible for the vaccine on the first day of September 2015
Prevention is better than cure! Children are particularly susceptible to sunburn and great care should be taken to avoid over-exposure to the harmful effects of the sun.
Cold sores or fever blisters are the common names for herpes simplex. Cold sores are viral infection of the skin.
Even in the 21st Century there is no magic cure for colds. Antibiotics do not work on viruses. There are hundreds of cold viruses, that is why we can catch a cold frequently.
This is a common problem as we get older, since we do not eat so much, nor do we take as much exercise.
HSCIC and NHS England care.data Service
How information about you helps us to provide better care
Patient Experience Survey Report 2014/15
We now have the results of the IPQ (Improving Practice Questionnaire) Report by CPEP for 2014/15.
We are pleased to announce that we have achieved a high result of 84% for the Practice.
Osteoporosis and diet
Bone is a complicated structure consisting of minerals, vitamins and protein. The main mineral is calcium. There is over 1Kg of calcium present in the body, but 99% of this is found in the bones.
It is well recognised and accepted that there are many 'risk factors' for heart disease, many of which are lifestyle risk factors.
Healthy Eating is all about getting the balance right. That is, the balance between all the different nutrients that exist in food and drinks.
Today, cancer of the bowel is responsible for thousands of premature deaths a year. The role of diet in maintaining healthy bowels is indisputable and every year, it appears that more and more is understood about the development of disease in the lower end of the gut.
The risks of being overweight are many, ranging from painful feet and knees to coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer. The vast majority of people who are overweight would like to weigh less, but we know that instead of the incidence of overweight and obesity decreasing, it is in fact increasing.
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