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DUE TO THE ONGOING CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC THE RECEPTION DESK REMAINS CLOSED AND THERE ARE NO ROUTINE FACE TO FACE APPOINTMENTS AT THIS TIME.

WE CAN HOWEVER OFFER A TELEPHONE CONSULTATION. TO REQUEST A TELEPHONE CONSULTATION PLEASE CALL BETWEEN 8.30AM-10.15AM MONDAY-THURSDAY & 8.30AM-9.45AM ON A FRIDAY.

THE COVID 19 VACCINATION PROGRAMME WILL TAKE PRIORITY IN THE COMING WEEKS/MONTHS AHEAD AND THE PRACTICE MAY NEED TO REDUCE COVER TO EMERGENCY ONLY.  PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT THE PRACTICE TO ENQUIRE ABOUT THE VACCINE. WHEN YOU ARE ELIGIBLE TO BE VACCINATED THE PRACTICE WILL CONTACT YOU VIA LETTER, TEXT MESSAGE OR TELEPHONE CALL. 

****FLU VACCINE****

 THE SEASONAL FLU VACCINATION IS NOW AVAILABLE TO ALL 50-64 YEAR OLDS.  IF YOU WISH TO ARRANGE AN APPOINTMENT FOR YOUR VACCINE PLEASE CONTACT THE PRACTICE.THANK YOU FOR YOUR CO-OPERATION.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PIP APPLICATIONS

As a Practice we no longer complete requests from DLA / Attendance allowance / PIP forms OR for supporting evidence.

We strongly believe that to get an accurate assessment a face to face consultation is vital.  This needs to be carried out by the agency making the decision about your application, not by your GP.

X-Ray

doctor examining an x-rayAn X-ray is a widely used diagnostic test to examine the inside of the body. X-rays are a very effective way of detecting problems with bones, such as fractures. They can also often identify problems with soft tissue, such as pneumonia or breast cancer.

If you have a X-ray, you will be asked to lie on a table or stand against a surface so that the part of your body being X-rayed is between the X-ray tube and the photographic plate.

An X-ray is usually carried out by a radiographer, a healthcare professional who specialises in using imaging technology, such as X-rays and ultrasound scanners.

You can find out more about x-ray tests, how they are performed, their function and the risks by visiting the NHS Choices website.

 
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