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CLOSED TO NEW REGISTRATIONS


With effect from Monday 1 August 2016 the surgery will be not be accepting any new registrations from patients moving into the area or wishing to transfer from another local surgery.


 We will still be accepting:


* New babies born to mums registered at the practice


* Students coming back from University to live with parents registered with the practice


* Temporary patients, who are staying for less than 2 weeks, with patients registered at the practice


This will last until a new partner joins the practice or for 12 months


Sadly our circumstances remain unchanged and an application is in place to extend the list closure for a further year



FLU VACCINATIONS



The Surgery is holding two flu vaccination 'drop in' clinics this year. They will run from 0830 - 1230 on the following dates.



Saturday 23rd September for patients aged 65 and over



Saturday 21st October for all other eligible patients including children.


Eligible = those patients in the 'high risk' groups detailed below.


Please note we will not have any childrens vaccinations available prior to this date



Both Flu clinics will be scheduled to run by surname order so please try to attend at the relevant time wherever possible. You don't need to book, just turn up.



A - C    0830 - 0900


D - F    0900 - 0930


G - I    0930 - 1000


J - L     1000 - 1030


M - O   1030 - 1100


P - R    1100 - 1130


S - U    1130 - 1200


V - Z    1200 - 1230




If you do not wish to have the flu vaccination this year please let us know so we can update your medical records.


 


You are Eligible for a flu vaccination if you are in one or more of the following high risk groups;


 


Those over 65 years of age and


Carers


Pregnant


Patients with any of the following: 


    Heart Disease


    Diabetes


    Suffered a stroke


    Significant Kidney or Liver Disease


    Chronic Bronchitis                                    


    Emphysema


    Significant Asthma


    Patients on Immune suppressing Drug


    E.g. Steroid tablets,methotrexate or Azathioprine.


    Patients with a BMI of over 40.


 

Accidents and Emergencies

EMERGENCIES

 

Chest Pain  -  Call 999 and ask for an ambulance

Any condition which you feel is Life Threatening call 999

ANY OTHER URGENT SITUATION, PLEASE CALL THE SURGERY EMERGENCY LINE 01487 710981

 

ACCIDENTS

If you or a member of your family have had an accident during surgery hours WHICH YOU FEEL IS NOT LIFE THREATENING , please contact the surgery.  The doctors and nurses here are able to deal with most minor injuries and it may save you a long wait at the Hospital if you are assessed here first.  If it is decided that an xray is needed the doctor can refer you directly to xray department without the need for you to have a long wait in A & E at the Hospital.

 

We would like to make you aware that there is also a minor injuries unit at Doddington Hospital which may be more convenient for you than Hinchingbrooke Hospital Accident and Emergency.

Doddington Hospital - Monday to Friday 8.30am to 6pm and 9am to 5pm Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays. They are closed Christmas Day and New Year's Eve
Tel: 01354644243

Minor injuries Dept at Doddington Hospital

Conditions that can be treated at the unit:

  • wounds - cuts and bruises (tetanus immunisation can also be given
  • bites - human, insect and animal
  • minor burns and scalds
  • muscle and joint injuries - strains and sprains, limb fractures
  • sports injuries
  • emergency contraception
  • eye problems
  • earache (patients over 2 years old)
  • cystitis (not children or male patients)
  • minor head injuries (with no loss of consciousness)


 
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