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Noticeboard

Thank you for your patience over the last few weeks - we have now moved to a new clinical system so all previous users for on online services will need to re-register on the new system to continue using online services - the address is https://www.patientaccess.com but you will need some paperwork from the surgery.


FLU SEASON


If you usually have an annual flu injection, invites will be sent out shortly - we will be running 2 types of clinics this year, one for over 65 yrs and one for under 65 yrs as there are 2 different types of vaccines, more information will be available shortly.


We are taking on NEW patients, if you would like to register, please pop into the surgery for more details, we are on the right as you come through the door! There will be a slight delay on the process from Monday 20 August but will be resolved after 29 August


Have your say and join our Patient Participation Group - for more details contact Reception!


We have a number of different clinicians working with us, GPs, Practice Nurse, Health Care Assistant, Health Improvement Practitioner, Pharmacist, a Mental Health Practitioner & coming soon a MSK Practitioner - to help us book you in to see the correct person - Reception will be asking you what your appointment is regarding, this is to ensure you are booked with the correct person and gives them time to prepare for your appointment.

Community Services

District Nursing

Julie, District Nursing sister, is the leader of the team of District Nurses attached to the practice. She is supported by three staff nurses. The district nurses are based at Waters Meeting Health Centre (Tel 463020). The district nurses provide nursing care for people in their own homes. An evening and night service is available, details and contact numbers from district nurses.

Tel: 463020 8.30 a.m. - 5.00 p.m. Monday - Friday.

Rachel or one of her team available 9am - 9.30 am, 2pm - 2.30pm and 4pm and 4.30pm

Tel: 492331 8.30 a.m. - 4.00 p.m. Sat/Sun/Bank Holidays

Treatment Room

The District Nurses also run treatment rooms for patients requiring changes of dressing, ear syringing, suture removal or certain regular injections. Appointments for all treatment room clinics are now handled by the Central Booking Service (tel 462626). The nearest treatment room is at Lever Chambers or Waters Meeting Health Centre where patients are seen by appointment. There are several other treatment rooms in health centres around the town, but unfortunately there is no treatment room at Halliwell at present.

Midwives

Jane Mulligan is the Team Leader for the midwives attached to the practice. The midwifery team offer advice and care in the community and in the hospital during pregnancy, delivery and in the first few weeks after your baby is born.

Contact Midwives - M4 Ward Royal Bolton Hospital Tel 390023.

Integrated Neighbourhood Team

Claire Ogden is our Co-ordinator.

Staying Well

The Staying Well check involves a discussion around twelve areas of life that may have an effect on your health and well-being. Examples of these areas are:

  • Health-lifestyle choices; health conditions; memory
  • House and home-home repairs; adapting your home; heating costs
  • Hobbies and interests-local groups; meeting new people; learning a new skill
  • Personal care and daily tasks-managing household chores; preparation of food; washing and dressing
  • Getting out and about-using public transport; driving; sitting and standing
 
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