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Issue with Diamorphine supply Patient info

PLEASE NOTE : All our telephone calls are recorded

Local Phlebotomy clinics Local blood clinics

Our recent HRT and the Menopause Evening was a successful event.  A link below was recommended by the consultant

https://thebms.org.uk/

NHS Breast Screening issue May 2018

Patients aged 68-71 years may not have received their invite for breast screening(caused by a technical issue).  Patients will receive a letter the week commencing 14th May 2018. There is a helpline number for patients to call 0800 169 2692

 

Alzheimers Awareness Week

15-23 May 2018

Look out for the information desk in surgery, Tuesday 22nd May 9.30-3.30pm

A Dementia Practitioner will be on hand to answer any questions.  An appointment is not required.

Give blood - urgent call for support

Message sent on behalf of NHS Blood and Transplant – Marketing
Recent bad weather led to the cancellation of some blood donation sessions and between 6-7,000 units of blood were lost as a result. This could take weeks to recover and that’s why we need your support.
 
Despite many donors coming forward, blood stocks are at urgently low levels and there are still appointments to fill at our 23 city and town based permanent Donor Centres to ensure blood stocks don’t drop further before Easter. Current stocks of group O (the universal blood type used in emergencies), group B, and A positive blood are particularly low at the moment. 
 
We are asking those across the NHS who can give blood, to book an appointment at a Donor Centre and help us in the run up to Easter.

To make this as easy as possible for you, I have attached some graphics for you to share through your internal comms channels, whether that’s on your intranet, internal social network or emails. These graphics should be accompanied with the following copy:

Make and keep your appointment by calling the Donor Line on 0300 123 23 23 or visit www.blood.co.uk -

Southport Foodbank - Donate here!!!!!

https://southport.foodbank.org.uk

Crane works at DGH site DGH works

MISSED APPOINTMENTS AT THE PRACTICE

During April 2018 a total of 150 appointments were missed at the practice. This results in wasted resources, increased waiting time for appointments and patient and staff frustrations. If you cannot make an appointment please notify us, preferably with 24 hours' notice. Thank you for your co-operation.

Why not sign up to our text reminder service for appointments. If you cannot attend an appointment you can text us back when you receive your reminder to cancel it!

 DNA Policy

The Life Rooms Southport - A drop in centre, Scarisbrick Avenue

http://www.liferooms.org/

Home delivery services for people with dementia
Dementia friendly cinema screenings 2018 Cinema screening

 

Alzheimer's Society Memory Cafe dates 2018

 

NOV 2017 - MMR OUTBREAK MERSEYSIDE - Please see reception for info or our 'minor illness' section for info on signs and symptoms

Welcome to the Cumberland House Team Dr Katy O'Hara! Dr O'Hara has been a GP trainee with the practice for the last two years and now starts with us as a Salaried GP on 20.11.17. We are very excited to have her as part of our clinical team

Reception Active Signposting coming soon!!!!!

To ensure you are seen by the correct person in the surgery we will shortly commence Active Signposting whereby our fully trained reception staff will be asking the reason for your call.

Sefton Sexual Health Clinics

 

New telephone numbers for Community Clinics  New Tel numbers

GP Patient Survey https://gp-patient.co.uk/default?pageid=54

 

28 Day Prescribing - Please see attached document

28 Day prescribing

Behind Closed Doors - see website for advice on domestic abuse

https://www.sefton.gov.uk/advice-benefits/crime-and-emergencies/domestic-abuse


 

The Life Rooms Southport - A drop in centre, Scarisbrick Avenue

http://www.liferooms.org/

 

Star Centre for emotional health & wellbeing aged 0-18years

Star centre info

Health & Wellbeing Events - Macmillan

 

 

Please complete our Friends and Family Test on this website.  Would you recommend the surgery?
Ask about the prescription service EPS - Your prescription will go electronically to your chosen pharmacy

Complementary therapies for the over 50'sOver 50's FREE therapy 

REPEAT PRESCRIBING PILOT March 2017Foreword

New figures released on World AIDS day by Public Health England (PHE) also estimate 101,200 people in the UK are living with HIV.

 https://www.gov.uk/government/news/13500-people-living-with-an-undiagnosed-hiv-infection-in-the-uk

Connected Communities is no longer available in our area. For signposting on charities/community groups/local services or activities access the link below

https://www.vcfdirect.org.uk/seftoncvs/

 Parenting 2000 offer a wide range of information and support for families http://www.parenting2000.org.uk/Home.asp

Parenting 2000 diary dates

 

Your EMERGENCY CARE Record - CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

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