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UPDATE ON INFLUENZA VACCINATION FOR PATIENTS AGED 65 YEARS AND OVER

DUE TO A NATIONAL SHORTAGE AND ISSUES WITH THE DELIVERY FOR THE OVER 65s INFLUENZA VACCINATION.

PLEASE NOTE THE SURGERY IS EXPECTING THE NEXT DELIVERY TO BE ON MONDAY NOVEMBER 5TH 2018

We offer telephone triage from a GP between 8am - 5pm, if urgent medical advise is needed after 5pm you can still contact us on 01977 703437

CHANGES TO VACCINATIONS/TRAVEL VACCINATIONS

IF YOUR JOB PLACES YOU AT RISK OF HEPATITIS B INFECTION, IT IS YOUR EMPLOYER'S RESPONSIBILITY TO ARRANGE THE VACCINATION FOR YOU, RATHER THAN YOUR GP. CONTACT YOUR OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT. PLEASE NOTE STUART ROAD CHARGE A FEE OF £25 FOR THIS VACCINATION.

PLEASE SEE IN OUR TRAVEL VACCINATIONS SECTION UNDER CLINICS & SERVICES FOR CHANGES TO TRAVEL VACCINATIONS

CARE QUALITY COMMISSION INSPECTION

Stuart Road Surgery was inspected by a CQC Team on Tuesday 10th May 2016 we have recently received our feedback and official report.

The good news is that we were awarded a rating of GOOD which is a wonderful achievement for all our hard working and caring staff. 

See the report under the Care Quality Commission on our Further Information link.

Did you know you can book or cancel your Doctors appointments online

You can also order your repeat Prescriptions online 

Please contact The Surgery to register for this service 

You will be asked to provide photographic ID to confirm your identity

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We are able to take blood samples when requested by the doctors, but unfortunately we can’t test the samples here. The doctor will indicate which tests should be made and ask you to book in with a healthcare assistant who will then send the sample to the lab.

A 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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