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 NEW OUT OF HOURS SERVICE - 13/8/2019

LOCAL GP OUT OF HOURS SERVICE AND NHS DIRECT NOW SHARE THIS EASY TO REMEMBER TELEPHONE NUMBER - 111

IT IS FREE AND WILL HELP YOU FIND THE RIGHT ADVICE SUPPORT AND TREATMENT

SEE "LATEST NEWS" REGARDING GABAPENTIN AND PREGABALIN MEDICATIONS

BANK HOLIDAY CLOSURES - MONDAY 26th AUGUST 2019

GDPR - GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS FROM 25TH MAY 2018

PLEASE GO TO POLICIES TO SEE MORE INFORMATION

BANK HOLIDAY CLOSURES :-

2019
19 AprilFridayGood Friday
22 AprilMondayEaster Monday
6 MayMondayEarly May bank holiday
27 MayMondaySpring bank holiday
26 AugustMondaySummer bank holiday
25 DecemberWednesdayChristmas Day
26 DecemberThursdayBoxing Day

 OUT OF HOURS SERVICE  - 111

EMAIL TO THE PRACTICE

IF YOU ARE CONTACTING THE PRACTICE VIA EMAIL, IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE WITHIN 2 DAYS PLEASE RING TO ENQUIRE WHETHER OR NOT IT HAS BEEN RECEIVED.  SINCE THE "CYBER-EVENT" ON THE NHS IN APRIL 2017  THE NHS HAS TIGHTENED UP ON SECURITY AND A LOT OF EMAILS ARE POSTED TO THE "JUNK BOX".

 

Dental Helpline

If you require an emergency dental appointment or are seeking to register with an NHS dentist for routine treatment, please call the Dental Helpline on:

01633 488389 

For weekends/bank holidays and evenings (opens at 6:30pm weekday evenings).

 Out of hours:

01633 744285

For a list of Dentists taking on NHS patients in your area please email ABBDental.Helpline@wales.nhs.uk

  Car parking

Please note that the car park section closest to the practice building is for staff parking only. Please do not drive through the 'No Entry' signs. Please do not park in any of the GP parking spaces. Also please do not park on the double yellow lines - you will be restricting access for ambulances to the practice if you do. 

 Screening programmes

The practice encourages all its eligible patients to participate in screening programmes provided by Public Health Wales. These are: Breast Test Wales; Cervical Screening Wales; and Bowel Screening Wales. Information is included below in the relevant pages under 'Further Information'.

 Eye conditions

If you have a minor eye condition eg. conjunctivitis, you csn visit an optician rather than the GP. The practice can issue you with a prescription for any medication the optician may consider necessary.

 NHS choose well campaign 

The Choose Well campaign is designed to provide information to the public about the range of NHS and other services, which are available as alternatives to attending the Emergency Department or dialling 999. Please see below for further information. 

 

NHS Choose Well campaign

Choose Well is designed to provide information about the range of NHS and other services, which are available as alternatives to attending the emergency department or dialling 999.

  • Emergency departments and 999 services are for people with a life-threatening or serious condition that needs immediate attention,¬†such as heart attacks, strokes, breathing problems or serious accidents;
  • If you are a normal healthy adult, there are a number of services you can access if you need treatment or advice if you have a minor illness, ailment or injury'
  • Minor injuries units can treat minor illnesses and injuries and give you advice'
  • See your local chemist when you are suffering from a common health problem, which does not require being seen by a nurse or doctor - they provide an easily accessible service on your high street and can give you confidential, expert and free advice;
  • Make an appointment with your GP if you have an illness or injury, that will not go away;
  • You can self-care for many conditions, such as a grazed knee, cough or sort throat and get better by using over-the-counter medicines and taking plenty of rest;
  • If you don't know which option to choose, NHS Direct Wales is there for any questions and can be contacted on 0845 46 47 or via the website at www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk;
  • By choosing the correct service, you can help ensure that urgent care services, such as emergency departments and 999, are more accessible for people, who need them most, and therefore patients are treated in the fastest possible time.¬†

For further information, please refer to the NHS Choose Well website at http://www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk/choosewell/



 
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