FACE COVERING UPDATE
A press release was recently issued to the public regarding the wearing of face coverings in shops from 24 July. A link to information about exemptions was included.
The release can be found on this website: https://www.enhertsccg.nhs.uk/news/202007/hertfordshire-residents-asked-%E2%80%98play-their-part%E2%80%99-face-coverings-made-mandatory-all-shops
The way your data is being shared has changed under an official notice from the government due to Coronavirus. Please see attached for more details.
Find out when our practice is open, what the GP consulting times are and what to do if you need help when the practice is closed. Find out more
Do you need to re-order your medication? Visit our prescriptions page and complete the online form. You can send your repeat prescriptions requests to E82111.firstname.lastname@example.org Find out more
Like To Register?
New to the area and would like to join our practice? We would be happy to help you. Fill in our registration forms and come see us. Find out more
A new service is starting on the 2nd July 2018 for all patients in Stevenage called "Extended Access". This service offers additional Doctor and Advanced Nurse Practitioner appointments outside of surgery hours, these are for routine appointments only, and can be booked by calling the Practice in the usual way.
You will be asked if you are happy to give your "Explicit Consent" to share your medical records when booking these appointments. Unfortunately if no consent is give, no appointment can be booked.
Find out more at Be Clear On Cancer
Upcoming Health Campaign Events:-
October 2020 - National Diabetes Prevention Programme NDPP
November 2020 - Cancer screening: breast, bowel and cervical - Explore opportunities to set up Cancel out Cancer presentations
December 2020 - NHS 111
January 2021 - Managing your long term condition. The importance of
- Attending follow ups
- Keeping your appointments
- Knowing what to do if things get worse
February 2021 - Get support for your Mental health:
- Signposting to IAPT - Improving Access to Psychological Therapies
- Every Mind Matters tool
- Wellbeing messages
March 2021 - Use your Pharmacist
Are you a Carer?
You are a carer if you provide help and support, unpaid, to a family member, friend or neighbour who would otherwise not be able to manage. The person you care for may have a physical or learning disability, dementia, mental health problems, may misuse drugs or alcohol or may be ill or frail.The person may live with you or elsewhere, may be an adult or a child but if they rely on you for support, then you are a carer.
Anyone can become a carer: Carers come from all walks of life, all cultures and can be of any age. Carers in Hertfordshire are the countywide charity supporting carers with information, advice and services and enabling them to participate in planning and decisions and have a voice. They also provide information and advice to carers who live, work or care in Hertfordshire. Please let us know for records purposes if you are a carer, and you can click the Carers Direct link on the right, or visit Carers in Hertfordshire's website for more information.
Download our latest Newsletter - Autumn / Winter 2019
Did you know we have a Patient Participation Group?
This is a group made up of patients and staff that represent our practice population. We meet quarterly, to ensure that patients are involved in decisions about the range and quality of the services we provide. We want to seek the views of our patients, and ensure that patients are engaged with changes to the practice. We can raise items and issues that initiate from our suggestion box.
If you would like to join our PPG, please ask for a form at Reception. We would love to have you!
The number of online access appointments is being increased from November 2019. There will be appointments for each Dr and Nurse Alison available, check daily.
If you or a family member have flown back from China in the last two weeks and you feel unwell with flu like symptoms PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND THE SURGERY. Please stay at home and call 111
(Site updated 24/12/2020)