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Phone IssuesPlease read the Latest News field for more information on the following items: -

* Phone Update

*  Flu Season

* Bowel Screening

* New GP

* NEW Emergency Dept at LRI

* Smoking Cessation

* Staff Changes

* Sound Doctor

*Guided Health Walks (see 'further information')

* Shingles Vaccinations

* Named GP

* Viewing your health records online

* Friends and Family Test now open (see our 'Have your say' field below and 'further information' to read our Practice News re publication.

* NHS 111

*MMR Catch-up Campaign

*Loop System

*Smoking Cessation

 

*Chicken Pox - Isolation 

*Hearing Aid Batteries

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Changes to requesting Gluten Free Food Prescriptions 
We are implementing a new system for requesting new Gluten Free foods.  If you require any new product which is currently not on your repeat prescription please click here to print and complete the form with the brand and quantity required and return it along with your repeat prescription. Please click here to see the guidelines for suggested quantities.

 

Smoking Cessation

For help and advice to quit smoking, please click on the following link - www.smokefree.nhs.uk

Alternatively you can contact the Smoking Resolution Service on 0800 0224332 to speak to an advisor, 7 days per week, 7am - 11pm. You can also chat to an advisor online.

 

consultationPractice Counselling

A Practice Therapist is available for consultation by appointment, following referral by the doctor.

 

Diabetic Clinic

Appointments by arrangement.

 

Antenatal Clinics

Weekly by appointment.

 

Baby Clinic

First and third Tuesdays of each month.

 

Chaperone Service

A chaperone service is available during your consultation.  

 

If you would like to take up this offer, then please ask your doctor or nurse.

 

childimmuniseChild Immunisation

These are held on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Tuesday of the month, in the afternoon. Appointments are sent by Leicestershire Health, you will need to bring your appointment card with you. Please let us know if you are unable to attend and you will be allocated a new appointment at the next available clinic.

Vaccines are ordered by clinic numbers only e.g. on a clinic by clinic basis.

If you prefer to send somebody else to accompany your child to the appointment e.g. grandparent, carer etc, please ensure that they bring a letter of consent with them. Without this consent your child cannot be vaccinated.

Please inform Bridge Park Plaza if you change address and if you child is under 16 years of age - 0116 2252525.

 

Child Surveillance

Carried out during normal surgery times jointly with health visitor and doctor by appointment.

 

pregnantFamily Planning

General advice and prescriptions are available from our family planning trained nurse, or from any of the Doctors, who can advise in all aspects of women’s health. Coil and cap fitting,and contraceptive implants by appointment.

 

Travel Advice

Our Practice Nurses are able to give the best up-to-date advice on health matters and a full range of travel immunisations. Some immunisations and malaria prophylaxis may incur a charge. We are a registered yellow fever vaccination centre.

 

Influenza Clinics (September to January)

The following groups of patients are invited for vaccination. To register your interest to receive this vaccination, please contact reception.  Please check the list below to see if you fall into an eligible group.

 a. 65 years and over. 

 b. You are in 'at risk' group (any age): - chronic lung, heart, kidney, liver, neurological disease, diabetes, Stroke/TIA and patients' with a reduced immunity. 

b.   Pregnant women (1st, 2nd, 3rd Trimesters) 

c.   Household contacts of patients with a reduced immunity, such as those receiving chemotherapy. 

d.Receive a carer's allowance, or if the well being of someone in your care may be at risk if you were ill.

N.B. We are unable to vaccinate anyone NOT in an 'at risk group'.  However, Boots Chemist and some supermarkets may offer a flu vaccination service.

 

Pneumonia Vaccinations

These are also strongly recommended to all over 65’s and the above risk groups. This is a single vaccine providing lifelong cover and is available all year round  

 

Carers

If you are performing a Carer’s role for a family member or friend please inform one of our staff. Caring for someone can be very stressful and you may need extra help or support. Our receptionists have Carer Packs which include information sheets and useful contact numbers. Similarly if you are being cared for by a friend or relative please let us know.

 

 

elderly_consultHealth checks for 65 years and over

Any registered patient over the age of 65 years who has not seen a clinician for 12 months can arrange an appointment at reception for a consultation with the practice nurse. Housebound patients are requested to telephone reception to arrange a home visit.

 

Health checks for under 65 years

Any registered patient who has not seen a clinician for 3 years can arrange an appointment at reception for a consultation with the practice nurse.

 

Chlamydia Screening Programme

This programme is an opportunistic screening programme for men and women between the ages of 15-24. Tests and treatments are free to patients. This is a confidential service and you can choose to receive your results via text, telephone call, letter or e-mail. Please ask your GP, practice nurse or at reception for a kit.

 

HPV

Please on HERE to see the link.

 
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