Please click here for advice and guidance on how you can help the surgery by using other methods of getting help and by using the help of the wider healthcare services that are available to you. Checking what other avenues may be available to you may not only save you time and stress but may also reduce demand on the reception team who are working flat out in very demanding circumstances.
We still have plenty of vaccines for ALL AGES available so if you still need a vaccination please protect yourself this winter and either call reception to book an appointment OR if you use Patient access appointments are available to book online. All appointments will be at the Village surgery in Elbow Lane.
ASTHMA, DIABETIC & COPD
We have plenty of appointments available for chronic disease reviews such as Asthma, Diabetes & COPD. If you are due your annual review please call the surgery and arrange a review appointment. Please note that diabetic patients need to have a blood test prior to their review and must also hand in a urine sample.
The booster vaccinations are now being given to patients 6 months after their second vaccination.
If you are due you can call 119 or click here to book a booster at a pharmacy walk in centre.
If you are immunocompromised you are eligible for third dose covid vaccination 8 weeks post second dose. If you are eligible you will be contacted by Hoghton Street clinic in due course, however if you feel you have been missed please call them on 01704 395830. If you want to enquire as to whether you are eligible for a BOOSTER covid vaccine see the guidance here.
If you are aged 16 or over, you can get a COVID-19 vaccine from a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination site without an appointment. Please click here to find your nearest centre. We have been advised that patients will need to read the information guidance which will have been sent to them preferably before they attend for the vaccine.
The Village Surgery The Village Surgery
12 Elbow Lane
Tel: 01704 878661 - 01704 879430
Fax: 01704 385052