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Health Charities

Macmillan Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support
One in three of us will get cancer and it’s the toughest thing most of us will ever face. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, or a loved one has, you’ll want a team of people in your corner supporting you every step of the way. Macmillan provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie Cancer Care is a UK charity dedicated to the care of people with terminal cancer and other illnesses. Over the financial year 2010/11, we reached a total of 31,799 patients

Youth Health Talk

YouthHealthTalk
Youthhealthtalk enables young people, their family and friends, and professionals such as doctors and teachers to understand young people's experiences of health, illness and life in general. The website feature real-life accounts of issues such as effect on work and education, social life and relationships, consulting health professionals and treatment.

Welcome to our website where we hope you will find enhanced convenience added to first class healthcare. Find out when we are open and how to see a member of the team. We’ve made life a little easier with practice updates, news on the latest health issues and even access to repeat medication all at your fingertips.

Surgery Closure

The Surgery will be closed on

Monday 13th July (Please tel 02890 796220 for urgent attention) &

Tuesday 14th July (Please tel 02890 812211 for urgent attention)

Telephone Issues

We are currently experiencing some technical issues with our telephone lines.  Our service provider is working to resolve this as a matter of urgency.  In the meantime, please persevere.  Calls are being answered and it seems to only be an issue during particularly busy periods. 

Please do not call down to the surgery for anything other than a prearranged appointment.  This is essential for us to maintain social distancing and protect our most vulnerable patients. 

Thank you for your continued understanding and cooperation at this time.

Novel Coronavirus

 

If you have concerns about the Coronavirus phone 111 for advice. The surgery will not be giving advice about Covid-19 or self isolation.  You will get the most up-to-date information from the 111 website or telephone line.  You do not need to inform 111 if you are self isolating or experiencing mild symptoms. 

If you have an urgent medical problem, not related to Covid-19 or its symptoms, then please telephone the surgery on 02890812211. 

Do not come to the surgery unless the doctor has advised you to do so.

We are dealing with a number of routine concerns on a daily basis.  If you feel you need medical advice on a non-urgent basis, please telephone the surgery before 11am.   

Please be aware that the surgery is operating under extremely difficult and unprecedented circumstances.  We will not be able to meet all requests and expectations at this time. 

Our staff are working very hard to maintain as much service provision as possible.  Please be respectful when dealing with them.  We understand that this is an anxious time of uncertainty but any abusive behaviour towards staff will not be tolerated.

If you have symptoms of COVID-19

Persistent Cough or

High Temperature or

Loss of taste/ smell 

you can apply for a test. Follow the link below

https://www.nhs.uk/ask-for-a-coronavirus-test

Surgery Doors are open only for booked appointments.

Do not arrive before your appointment time.

If you require a prescription, please telephone the surgery to nominate a Pharmacy to collect it from. Hospital letters can be posted or scanned and e-mailed. For urgent hospital letters, please telephone the surgery.

Thank you for your co-operation in these difficult times

Novel Coronavirus

Online Booking

We have temporarily suspended our online booking system in response to current events.  Please telephone the surgery to make an appointment.  This will enable us to ask the required screening questions to ensure that the practice exposure to coronavirus is kept to a minimum.  Protecting our patients and staff is of utmost importance to the Practice.

Please read the following notice for your information

Arrangements during COVID 19 situation 

Challenging times

In times of increased clinical pressures, you  may have to wait a little longer for routine appointments and non-GMS work eg reports or forms. Please accept our apologies for any delays at this time.

As of 5th April 2019 - Repeat Prescription line discontinued.

Please contact reception to ask for details to start on-line access.

Alternatively please leave written requests for repeat prescriptions in letter box.

 

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

See our Privacy Notice and explanatory documentation below

GDPR Documents

 Boundary Change

From 1.12.19, the practice Boundary changes, with the agreement of the Board, to within a 5.5 mile radius of the premises, but only as far as the A55 dual carriageway towards Belfast. In accordance with Board requirements, the practice will retain all patients who resided within the previous area, until they move to a new residence outside the new boundary.

Maternity Self-referral

Once you have a positive pregnancy test result, you can self refer to:-

South East Trust : http://www.setrust.hscni.net/about/3262.htm

or

Belfast Trust:

http://belfasttrust-maternityservices.hscni.net/SelfReferralForm.htm

Sudden Eye Problems

Please see link below for relevant conditions and details of the service

http://www.hscboard.hscni.net/our-work/integrated-care/ophthalmic-services/primary-eye-care/

Patient Information Update

To enable us to update our records, please would you complete this form and return it to the Surgery. Thanks

Patient_Information_Update.doc

Is Your A&E Attendance Appropriate?

Please see the attached leaflet for further information.

A&E_Attendance_-_Is_It_Necessary.doc

Suggested Websites
See our list of websites (on the right hand side of this page) recommended by our doctors. This will provide you with websites with information on a whole range of subjects and we hope to add and update this regularly

 Travel Vaccination Procedure  

Travel Vaccine Protocol- updated July 2019

Please read carefully as we can no longer provide travel advice.

 

(Site updated 08/07/2020)
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