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IMPORTANT INFORMATION:-

FLU VACCINATION AVAILABLE FOR ALL OUR ELIGIBLE PATIENTS.

All eligible patients would have received a letter from the surgery about their flu appointment

The Dept of Health criteria for free NHS vaccinations are:

  • Over 65’s
  • Patients in the clinically at risk category:                                           
    • Chronic Respiratory Disease
    • Chronic Heart Disease
    • Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Chronic Liver Disease
    • Chronic Neurological Disease
    • Diabetes
    • Immunosuppressed
    • Asplenia or Dysfunction of the Spleen
    • Pregnant Women
    • Morbid Obesity (Class III )
    • Children aged 2 or 3 years of age (born between 01.09.2013-31.08.2015). Children in reception class and school years one, two, three and four will be offered their vaccination in school.

As the Dept of Health’s guidelines are always changing please contact the surgery to see if you are eligible for a flu vaccination this year.

If you have any queries regarding the flu vaccination please contact the surgery on 02380252131

 

BROWNHILL SURGERY

Sadly Brownhill Surgery will be closing on 30th November 2017.

Park and St Francis Surgery would like to reassure Brownhill Surgery patients that they will receive a letter from the Clinical Commissioning Group with the steps to follow. For further information patients can click on the web link below. All local practices will have capacity to register patients in due course, following the procedure outlined in the web link.

Please do not contact us for more information as everything you will require is available via the web link. We would like to assure Brownhill patients that we are working with the clinical Commissioning Group to ensure that the registration process is as smooth as possible.

 

FRIENDS AND FAMILY TEST

We are seeking patient feedback on recent experiences at the practice. If you have had contact with us recently and would like to complete a simple 2 question feedback form, you may do this in a number of ways.  Paper forms are available at the practice or for download on this site.  Alternatively you may  leave your feedback on www.leavemyfeedback.com/4694 quoting surve ID 4694.

 You can now view our latest PRG report on this website under the Patient Group Heading

Our CQC visit from November 2014 is available to read in the CQC Registration Link

PLEASE VISIT THE PPG PAGE FOR THEIR LATEST NEWSLETTER

Blood Tests

blood_tests_4A blood test is when a sample of blood is taken for testing in a laboratory. Blood tests have a wide range of uses and are one of the most common types of medical test. For example, a blood test can be used to:

  • assess your general state of health
  • confirm the presence of a bacterial or viral infection
  • see how well certain organs, such as the liver and kidneys, are functioning
A blood test usually involves the phlebotomist taking a blood sample from a blood vessel in your arm. and the usual place for a sample is the inside of the elbow or wrist, where the veins are relatively close to the surface. Blood samples from children are most commonly taken from the back of the hand. The child's hand will be anaesthetised (numbed) with a special cream before the sample is taken.

You can find out more about blood tests, their purpose and the way they are performed on the NHS Choices website.

 
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