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The Practice will be closed on Bank Holiday  Monday the 3rd May 2021

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If you need to your Blood Pressure checked during the Pandemic and do not have access to a monitor, you can use a sphygmomanometer, also known as a blood pressure monitor, or blood pressure gauge, which is used to measure blood pressure. This can be purchased at a low cost from online websites.


With immediate effect in line with NHS Digital we no longer have a Fax Machine.

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Any patients who are seen in the Practice now need to wear a face covering or mask if asked to attend an appointment. If you exempt then you need to visit the Government Website for an exemption form.

We are now offering a new Video Consultation Service and to use this service you will need to be registered for Patient Access. During these uncertain times, the best way to register for this service is by setting up online as below. If you are unable to do this you can download a form and return to us in the post or email.

Patient Guidance for Video Consultations

Please note any digital image submitted as part of an online consultation, will be stored within your clinical notes.

Social Prescribing

Social Prescribing is a (non-medical) service that aims to help people improve both their health and wellbeing. It sees a broad range of people with differing social, emotional and practical needs, helping them access the right resources (e.g., groups, courses, activities, information, social connections, services, support, etc.) to meet those needs.

View the ‘What is social prescribing?’ video; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9azfXNcqD8

Social Prescribing Link Workers can support you to identify what is important to you and to set your own goals. They can then help you explore a range of options, such as groups, activities or services that can support you. Social Prescribing Link Workers go beyond simply providing information. They are able to listen, encourage you to try something new, help you find the right support and resources to meet your individual needs and make referrals for you, where necessary.

Claire Baker is our Social Prescribing Link Worker and you can refer yourself by:

  • contacting Claire directly on 01273 900423
  • OR by completing the online form at: https://togetherco.org.uk/contact-us (please add the name of your GP practice in the ‘Message’ box)
  • OR you can ask any member of staff at your GP practice to refer you to Social Prescribing.



 
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