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Covid 19 Vaccine Information

If you have not had a letter from NHS England and you are 64 and over or in Cohort 6 (Age16 to 64 with an underlying health condition which puts you at a higher risk of serious disease or mortality) please contact the practice on 01325 730204 so we can book you an appointment for your COVID 19 Vaccination.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

Please stop and read the guidance board at the main doors if you are visiting the surgery.

COVID 19: Please help the Practice to reduce footfall in the surgery and to minimise risk to patients and staff.

Please do not enter the surgery to order your repeat medication or to make an appointment. Please make appointments via the telephone and repeat medication can be ordered online or repeat requests can be posted through the letter box. If you are unable to do either then please contact the Practice to order your medication.  

IF YOU ARE VISITING THE PRACTICE PLEASE WEAR A FACE COVERING (MASK OR SCARF).  THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT.

 Coronavirus Public Information

Coronavirus Advice

Durham Dementia Guide

Social Prescribing Information Leaflet

Diabetes:  - Patient News Letter  - Diabetes News

Carers: People do not always realise they are a carer If you think you may be a carer and would like to know more please click on the link below to get more information

https://youtu.be/zRp63yDvRPs

Free NHS Health Checks - please contact the surgery to make an appointment with the Health Care Assistant.

Patient Information Leaflet (Please click on this link

NHS Health Check Patient Leaflet Information

Smoking Cessation Clinics are held at the practice.  Please contact us to arrange an appointment. 

 

Full information about the public consultation is available at: (https://www.durhamdaleseasingtonsedgefieldccg.nhs.uk/public-consultation-on-proposals-to-change-7-day-access-to-primary-care-services/).

 

Care Navigation Information:

Care Navigation Newsletter

Please see below link 

The Local Offer includes what is available in the County Durham area for children and young people with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and/or disabilities during their time in education

https://www.durham.gov.uk/article/3722/County-Durham-Local-Offer

Please ask at Reception and sign up for our online services

order your repeat medication and book appointments on line.

You can also sign up to the SMS messaging service to get reminders for your appointments

Stop Smoking Clinics are running on Thursday morning please contact the surgery to make an appointment

MENACYW - NIMENRIX VACCINE (meningitis) IS AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT FOR AGE 15 TO 25. PLEASE CALL THE SURGERY TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT (You do not have to be at University to qualify for this  all people in this age group are eligible)

SHINGLES VACCINE IS AVAILABLE - PLEASE CALL THE SURGERY TO SEE IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS VACCINATION.

If you have a communication need please inform the Receptionist.

Please see links below to "Health Watch" Information

Dementia - Dementia Advisor Service County Durham

Gainford Surgery CQC Report - this can also be found in the CQC folder

Safer Homes Information Leaflet

Teesdale Day Club Information

Teesdale Day Club Leaflet 2016

Young Carers Practice Contact - Carolyn Finch for support 

Cancer Support information

Silver Talk - if you need some company call Silver Talk

Friends & Family - PLEASE GIVES US YOUR FEEDBACK AND TAKE THE FRIENDS AND FAMILY TEST. ASK AT RECEPTION FOR MORE INFORMATION.  

FREE HEALTH CHECKS PLEASE SEE ATTACHMENT BELOW

FREE_HEALTH_CHECK.docx

Family first Aid Advice - Family_First_Aid_E_Sample.pdf 

There is a new Guide for Common Childhood Illnesses please see the link below

http://www.durhamdaleseasingtonsedgefieldccg.nhs.uk/CCI/

http://www.ageuk.org.uk/  - Link to Dementia Survey

www.ageukcountydurham.org.uk  - Link to age Concern

Keep Warm LEAFLET Sept 2014 v2.pdf

http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/thenhs/records/healthrecords/Pages/care-data.aspx

Please see information below to "First Responder" information

http://www.jobs.nhs.uk/cgi-bin/vacdetails.cgi?selection=913166386

Please see below link to "ICA"

ICA North East Leaflet

Please see bwlow web link to "Medicine Management Waste" campaign

http://www.medicinewaste.com/

 

 

 

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