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Flu Vaccinations

Are you eligible for a flu vaccine? If so you can now book your flu vaccination appointment.

 

You are eligible to receive a free flu jab if you:

  • Are 65 years of age or over
  • Are pregnant
  • Have certain medical conditions
  • Are living in a long-stay residential care home or other long-stay care facility
  • Receive a carer's allowance, or you are the main carer for an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if you fall ill

 OVER 65’s clinics start 19th September.

 UNDER 65 and at risk clinics start 14th October.

 Ring the surgery today to make an appointment.

       

 

 

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How to look after yourself and family

 

Middle ear infection

 

 

8 days

 

 

·        Have plenty of rest

·        Drink enough fluids to avoid feeling thirsty

·        Ask your local pharmacist to recommend medicines to help your symptoms or pain (or both)

·        Fever is a sign the body is fighting the infection and usually gets better by itself in most cases. You can use paracetamol if you or your child are uncomfortable as a result of a fever

·        Use a tissue and wash your hands well to help prevent spread of your infection to your family, friends and others that you meet

 

Sore throat

 

 

7 – 8 days

 

 

Sinusitis

 

 

14 – 21 days

 

 

Common cold

 

 

14 days

 

 Cough or                bronchitis

 

21 days

 

Incorrect information on Google

Please check our here for practice website for information on opening and closing times.

We are aware that information showed by Google about the surgery is incorrect. We are in the process of trying to rectify this.

 

Our opening times are:-

Mon                      8:00am – 6:30pm

Tues                      8:00am – 6:30pm

Wed                      8:00am – 6:30pm

Thur                      8:00am – 6:30pm

Fri                         8:00am – 6:30pm

Sat/Sun                                Closed

 

* Patients wishing to use the Extended Hours Phlebotomy Service NEED to make an APPOINTMENT there first **

 

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Clinics & Services

99351926The practice offers, at varying times of the year, specialist treatments, vaccinations and immunisation programmes.  Details of these will be sent to patients who fall into the relevant groups or will be advertised in the surgery. The following list covers the most common conditions treated and vaccinations offered :

Asthma & Diabetes - On-going treatment and review following diagnosis with regular monitoring as necessary by our nursing team and G.P`s

Child Immunisations - A comprehensive  infant and pre-school immunisation programme in conjunction with our Health Visitors and School Nursing services.

Child Health Surveillance - Routine developmental checks on babies & children up to school age.

Adult Immunisations - We urge everyone to attend for Tetanus boosters every 10 years and for Rubella immunisation to be maintained by our female patients of child-bearing age.

Travel Vaccinations -  We offer a full range of advice and vaccination for travellers abroad and the Great Sutton Medical Centre is a registered Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre.  Appointments for vaccination should be made at least 8 weeks before travelling and some treatments do require a fee to be paid.

Influenza/ Pneumococcal vaccination - Seasonal clinics are held particularly for those at most risk, suffering from heart, chest or kidney disease, asthma, diabetes or other chronic conditions.

bp_at_homeCoronary Heart Disease & Hypertension - A full range of advice, treatment and monitoring is offered by the G.P`s and their nursing team.

Cervical Smear Tests  - Women up to 65 years should have a cervical smear test every 3 years.  This simple procedure is offered within the Surgery by our specially trained clinicians and patients are automatically invited to attend when tests fall due.

Maternity services - In conjunction with the local  midwifery team, the doctors at Great Sutton are fully involved with antenatal and postnatal care, with regular clinics on the premises.

Family planning and sexual health services - A strictly confidential service is provided on all methods of contraception including coils, implants and emergency contraception.  We are trained to recognise and deal with Chlamydia and other common conditions which, if untreated, can cause serious consequences and permanent damage.

Smoking Cessation - available through the local Stop Smoking Service, details available from reception.

Minor Surgery and Cryo-clinics - Your practice can perform a range of minor surgical procedures and wart/verruca removal by appointment. 

In addition to these specialist services we can also offer advice and assistance on the full range of medical issues such as menopause, male and female health checks, male impotence, homeopathy and childhood ailments.  There are Health Visitors, Midwives, District nurses and many other disciplines working alongside the practice team to deliver a complete medical service. 

We can refer patients for more specialised treatments at any of the major hospitals and also offer referrals to private medical care for those willing to pay for that service or who have appropriate insurance cover.

Non-NHS Services

Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:

  • non_nhs_services3Medicals for pre-employment, sports and driving requirements (HGV, PSV etc.)
  • Insurance claim forms
  • Passport signing
  • Prescriptions for taking medication abroad
  • Private sick notes
  • Vaccination certificates

The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability. 

 
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