June Newsletter

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What’s New

  • We have welcomed a new sessional female GP Dr Maria Riaz which will add extra appointment availability for our patients.
  • We have medical students working alongside our staff in practice, this is important for the future of the NHS, all patients will receive prior warning of this but if you prefer not to be seen whilst students are in the room please let reception know when you arrive for your appointment.
  • When calling for an appointment, our reception staff are trained care navigators, they may suggest a referral to the Pharmacy first team – they can see and treat you for acute minor symptoms. Reception can refer you for a call back or you can attend your local pharmacy for this service.
  • PEARS service – this service is for the eyes, it is available at selected opticians, they have all equipment a GP does not have access to, to provide you with a better service. Please click on the following link for a list of opticians you can go to suop0062 v3 review May22 PEARS A4.pdf (cht.nhs.uk)
  • MSK (Musculoskeletal) Practitioners – in surgery 2 days per week, male and female clinician availability. These clinical staff specialise in bone, joint and muscle problems. They offer a 20 minute assessment to discover the root of your problem, they can refer you for scans and to other specialists in secondary care.

Online Services

For access to your online services account please ask a reception or call us and answer some security questions to have the information sent to you in a text, this makes ordering prescriptions and making appointments easier.