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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. 

 

OUR PRACTICE STAFF ARE HERE TO HELP YOU. 

OUR AIM IS TO BE AS POLITE AND HELPFUL AS POSSIBLE TO ALL PATIENTS - WE HAVE IMPLEMENTED A CARE NAVIGATION SYSTEM APPROVED BY THE LOCAL HEALTH BOARD

 

IF YOU CONSIDER THAT YOU HAVE BEEN TREATED UNFAIRLY OR INAPPROPRIATELY, PLEASE ASK THE RECEPTION STAFF TO CONTACT DEBRA TUCKER  WHO WILL BE HAPPY TO ADDRESS YOUR CONCERNS.

 

HOWEVER, SHOUTING AND SWEARING AT PRACTICE STAFF WILL NOT BE TOLERATED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES AND PATIENTS WHO ARE ABUSIVE MAY BE REMOVED FROM THE PATIENT LIST.

 

PLEASE HELP US TO HELP YOU.

THANK YOU.

Nurses

Sister Beth Chapman (f)

RGN BSc(Hons) Diploma in Respiratory Care

Beth Chapman is the lead nurse in the practice and specialises in respiratory medicine, running regular asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulminary Disorder (COPD) clinics.

Sister Jenny McFall (f)

SEN RGN Diploma in Community Care Diabetes CHD and Dermatology

Jenny McFall specialises in diabetes, coronary heart disease (CHD) and runs the practice's regular diabetes clinics.

Sister Julie Curran (f)

Julie Curran specialises in Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) and diabetes and runs regular clinics.

Nurse Leah Curran (f)

Our practice nurses offer the following services in addition to their chronic disease and specialist clinics:

  • dressings for cuts and wounds,  travel immunisations, tetanus courses, pill, HRT and coil checks, medication reviews for chronic diseases - diabetes, CHD, hypertension, asthma and COPD. They also organise and assist in all health promotion, family planning, antenatal and cytology clinics.

Healthcare Assistants

Tracy Harley (f)

Tracy runs clinics for phlebotomy, blood pressure and health education. She records ECGs and undertakes dressings, suture removals,flu vaccinations and  data collection and measurements (ie height and weight) for chronic disease clinics.

Phlebotomists

Alastair Britton (m)

Alastair provides phlebotomy services at the practice, offering early morning fasting appointments and regular blood test appointments through the day until mid-afternoon. He also takes blood pressure readings.

 
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