Our flu vaccination
Our flu vaccination
Avoiding Unplanned Admissions Service
The NHS has introduced a new service for people who are thought to be at increased risk of emergency hospital admission and who might benefit from more active support from their GP surgery. This service is being introduced as part of a move to reduce unnecessary emergency admissions to secondary care.
Put Patients First: Back General Practice
The number of patients needing to see their GP is increasing, yet funding for general practice is falling year on year.
This means millions of patients are waiting a week or more to see their GP and the amount spent per patient is in decline.
Many GPs now fear that patient care will be put at risk and 71% are predicting that waiting times will get even worse.
Named GP for patients aged 75 and over
From April 2014, all patients aged 75 and over will have a named GP who will have overall responsibility for the care and support that our surgery provides to them.
Pride of Devon Award 2014
We are proud to announce that Dr Rachel Mann has won the Doctor or Nurse of the Year Award at the Pride of Devon Awards 2014.
Practice Nurse to undertake Ironman Challenge
Clare, our Nurse Practitioner, is competing in the Ironman Mallorca event on 27 September 2014. The event comprises a 3.8km (2.36 mile swim) followed immediately by a 180km (111.8 mile) cycle over the mountains before the final 42.195km (26.21 mile) marathon along the roads of Alcudia.
For the latest news on our Practice please click on the link below for details of our August Newsletter 2014.
NHS 111 Service
From the 10th of March 2014, if you need to call the out of hours service the telephone number you must ring is:
ON LINE APPOINTMENTS NOW AVAILABLE
We are now able to offer a limited number of on line appointments for patients wishing to see their GP.
Patient Experience Survey Report 2013/14
We now have the results of the IPQ (Improving Practice Questionnaire) Report by CPEP for 2013/14.
HSCIC and NHS England care.data Service
How information about you helps us to provide better care
Are you a Carer who needs practical support or information about the services available to you?
If you are over the age of 65 or under 65 and in the "at risk" group you can now have the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV) to protect you against serious forms of pneumococcal infection. You won't need it each year and for most it's a one-off vaccination.
It is well recognised and accepted that there are many 'risk factors' for heart disease, many of which are lifestyle risk factors.
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