Noticeboard

PLEASE NOTE THE SURGERY IS CLOSED FOR LOCAL SHUTDOWN ON WEDS 29TH JULY PM (from 12.30).  

        RETIREMENT

We are sad to announce that Dr Joanna Merritt will be retiring from the Practice on 31st August 2020 after 21 years.  Dr Merritt will be greatly missed by all the staff and patients.  We would like to wish Dr Merritt a long and happy retirement.

SOCIAL PRESCRIBER

Our Social Prescriber, Renae Powell has a telephone appointment clinic on Friday mornings.  Please click on the Social Prescriber link below to find the services that Renae can help you with.  If you would like more information or to book an appointment please call Reception on 01376 553415.

 

Overdue for an Asthma, COPD or Diabetic annual check?  Please call reception to book your telephone appointment 

Latest News

BBC News

Weaker drinks 'to solve health problems', say councils

Weaker beers, ciders, wines and spirits are what is needed to tackle drink-related health problems, local councils have said.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-35894548

Health board fined over missing pensioner

NHS Forth Valley has been fined £8,000 for failing to ensure the safety of a pensioner who was found dead a week after going missing from a hospital
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-tayside-central-37682287

Irish women 'access abortion pills online'

Women aged 25 to 35 are the most likely group in Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland to access medication online to end a pregnancy, a study suggests.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-37657042

Threat to name NHS trusts over high agency spending

NHS bosses are threatening to "name and shame" trusts in England as they try to crack down on agency spending.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-37680168

Sudden death warning over faulty heart gene

An estimated 620,000 people in the UK have a faulty gene that puts them at risk of developing coronary heart disease or sudden death, and most are unaware, a charity has warned.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-38809532

Cancer drugs price rise 'costing NHS millions'

UK prices for generic cancer drugs have risen sharply in the past five years, restricting their use in treating NHS patients, research from the European Cancer Congress has found.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-38769625

Completely 'locked-in' patients can communicate

Patients with absolutely no control over their body have finally been able to communicate, say scientists.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-38761461

 
Call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergencyNHS ChoicesThis site is brought to you by My Surgery Website