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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

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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