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DUE TO THE SURGERY BEING CLOSED ON MONDAY 25TH DECEMBER, WE WILL BE HOLDING OUR EXTENDED HOURS EVENING SURGERY ON WEDNESDAY 27TH DECEMBER.

We have been registered with the CQC since January 2013 and have been inspected on June 23rd 2015.  You can view our report

here: CQC Report June 2015

 

Please avoid unnecessary use of A&E – can our practice help you?

  When should A&E be used?

Major injuries such as injuries from road traffic accidents, falls from a considerable height, suspected broken bones

Major head injuries, collapse

Severe breathing difficulties, chest pain

Severe haemorrhage, poisoning, extensive burns

When is it inappropriate to use A&E?

Unfortunately many people use A&E with minor problems. This makes it difficult for A&E staff to deal with volume of cases, involves delays for patients and incurs some considerable cost. The following are examples of minor problems for which A&E attendance is not appropriate. Generally if the person is unwell, but alert and speaking without impaired consciousness or severe breathing difficulty, then they do not need to attend.

  Flu like illness, coughs, earache, back-ache

Sore throats

Minor breathlessness or wheezing

Abdominal pain (unless severe or associated with collapse)

Urinary difficulties (unless completely unable to pass water)

Vaginal bleeding (unless very heavy and associated with faintness)

Rashes (unless it appears like spontaneous bleeding under the skin or the person appears unwell)

Diarrhoea & Vomiting

Single bites & stings

Emergency contraception

Dental problems (except major trauma)

 

Please ring the surgery on 01642 244990 or 246480 (if we are closed you will need to ring 111) 

 

Most pharmacies can advise on minor illness and can provide medication to help your condition. 

 

 
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