Farleys Lane, Hucknall , Nottingham, NG15 6DYTel: 0115 963 3676
Surgery closed for staff Education and TrainingPlease note that the surgery will be closed from 12.30 for staff education and training on the following dates:
Thursday 12th May 2016Thursday 14th July 2016Thursday 15th September 2016Thursday 17th November 2016Thurwsday 19th January 2017Thursday 23rd February 2017
If you require urgent medical attention during these times please dial 111.
Your call will be dealt with by the NHS and depending on your condition and its severity you will be
Electronic PrescriptionsPlease note with effect from Wednesday 9th March this practice will be able to use the Electronic Prescription Service - please speak to your pharmasist for details
New Urgent Care Centre for Out of Hours Emergency Care
Coming soon: NHS Urgent Care CentreIn October 2015 the new NHS Urgent Care Centre will open at Seaton House, London Road, Nottingham NG2 4LA (next to the BBC building).The centre will offer assessment and treatment for health conditions that are urgent but non-life threatening such as: Minor burns and scalds Minor head injury with no loss of consciousness Skin infections and rashes Suspected broken bones, sprains and strains (X-ray will be available on-site) Eye infections and minor eye injuriesNo appointment is needed; just drop in between 7am and 9pm 365 days a yearThe new NHS Urgent Care Centre will replace the existing NHS walk-in services: Walk-in service at the Health Centre, Upper Parliament Streeto The walk-in service will end 30th September Walk-in Centre, Seaton House, London Roado The current walk-in service will end on 30th Septembero The new NHS Urgent Care Centre will open from the same location on 1st OctoberFor more information please contact NHS Nottingham North and East Clinical Commissioning Group Patient Advice and Liaison Service on 0800 028 3693 or email: email@example.com
See the link below for August's People's Council meeting discussion.
People's Council Aug 2015
Open link for information on our new drop in clinics
Drop in Flu Clinics 2015
We will be moving to a new computer system in September and as a result those patients using online access for medication requests will no longer be able to do so with their old login/password combinations.
We would ask any patients wishing to use this system to make enquiries at reception to obtain log in information AFTER Weds 30th September.
Thankyou for your understanding on this matter. See our Newsletters for further information on this switch of system.
A reminder to check out our latest Newsletter for June via the link below.
We have updated our Practice Leaflet to reflect new members of the Team and to refresh the information contained within. There are hard copies available in reception and the electronic version is available by clicking on the link below:
Practice Leaflet updated version 2015.pdf
Our latest Practice Participation Group Report has been completed for 2014-5 and uploaded to the website. See link below and on the column on the right side of this screen for details.
PPG 2014-5 report final.docx
Every year, millions of us visit our GP with minor health problems that can be easily resolved without a doctor's appointment.
It is estimated that every year, 50 million visits to the GP are made for minor ailments such as coughs and colds, mild eczema, and athlete's foot. By visiting your pharmacy instead, you could save yourself time and trouble.
Keeping a well stocked medicine cabinet at home can help you treat many minor ailments. Colds, coughs, indigestion and many other minor complaints can all be treated with medicines that are available over the counter.
Your pharmacist can advise on what you might find useful to keep in your medicine cabinet. Always follow the instructions on the medicine label and consult your doctor if the illness continues or becomes more severe.
Pharmacists offer professional free health advice at any time - you don't need an appointment. From coughs and colds to aches and pains, they can give you expert help on everyday illnesses. They can answer questions about prescribed and over-the-counter medicines. Your local Pharmacist can also advise on healthy eating.
Pharmacists can also advise on health eating, obesity and giving up smoking. Some pharmacists have private areas where you can talk in confidence. They may suggest you visit your GP for more serious symptoms. It is possible to purchase many medicines from the chemist without a prescription. Watch this short video on how you can get the most out of your local pharmacy
NHS Walk-In Centres offer convenient access to a range of NHS services for patients based in England only. You can receive treatment for many ailments including:
NHS Walk In Centres treat around 3m patients a year and have proved to be a successful complementary service to traditional GP and A&E services. Some centres offer access to doctors as well as nurses. However, they are not designed for treating long-term conditions or immediately life-threatening problems.
Major A&E departments assess and treat patients who have serious injuries or illnesses. Generally, you should visit A&E or call 999 for emergencies, such as:
If you're injured or seriously ill, you should go, or be taken, to A&E. If an ambulance is needed you can call 999, the emergency phone number in the UK. You can also dial 112, which is the equivalent for the European Union.
Major A&E departments offer access 365 days a year and usually open 24 hours a day. Be aware that not all hospitals have an A&E department.
<div id="TabContainer1_TabPanel3_field3"> <h3>Diarrhoea</h3> <p>Acute diarrhoea is usually caused by a viral or bacterial infection and affects almost everyone from time to time. A common cause in both children and adults is gastroenteritis, an infection of the bowel.</p> <p>Bouts of diarrhoea in adults may also be brought on by anxiety or drinking too much coffee or alcohol. Diarrhoea may also be a side effect of a medication</p> <p align="center"><iframe width="425" height="350" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/3GvHz2kXSAo"></iframe></p> <p align="left"><a href="http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Diarrhoea/Pages/Introduction.aspx" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" linkindex="62">NHS Choices</a> <br />Symptoms, causes, treatment and information</p> <p align="left"><a href="http://www.macmillan.org.uk/Cancerinformation/Livingwithandaftercancer/Eatingwell/Eatingproblems/Diarrhoea.aspx" target="_blank">Macmillan Cancer Support</a> <br />Diarrhoea as a result of cancer treatments</p> <hr /><em>These links all come from trusted resources but if you are unsure about these or any other medical matters please contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.</em></div>
<h3><img style="float: right; margin: 4px; border-width: 0px;" alt="ipod" src="/images/stethMP3.jpg" width="150" height="150" />First Aid - MP3 Downloads</h3> <p>To save them on your computer, right-click on any of the links below and then click 'Save Target As..." . Click on any of the links below to play the audio files: </p> <p><a title="Burns podcast" href="http://www.secamb.nhs.uk/Files/burns.mp3" rel="nofollow" linkindex="67"> <strong> <span color="#964646" style="color: #964646;">Burns </span> </strong> </a>- Explains the immediate treatment for burns and scalds.</p> <p><a title="Fits podcast" href="http://www.secamb.nhs.uk/files/fits.mp3" rel="nofollow" linkindex="68"> <strong> <span color="#964646" style="color: #964646;">Fits </span> </strong> </a>- How to deal with fits (convulsions/seizures) in adults and young children.</p> <p><a title="Wounds" href="http://www.secamb.nhs.uk/files/wounds.mp3" rel="nofollow" linkindex="69"> <strong> <span color="#964646" style="color: #964646;">Wounds </span> </strong> </a> - Immediate actions for wounds, bleeding, and bleeding associated with fractures.</p> <p><a title="Unconcious Podcast" href="http://www.secamb.nhs.uk/files/breathing_but_unconscious.mp3" rel="nofollow" linkindex="70"> <strong> <span color="#964646" style="color: #964646;">Unconscious patient who is breathing </span> </strong> </a>- How to deal with an unrousable patient who IS breathing (includes recovery position)</p> <p><a title="CPR for Adults" href="http://www.secamb.nhs.uk/files/cpr.mp3" rel="nofollow" linkindex="71"> <strong> <span color="#964646" style="color: #964646;">CPR for adults </span> </strong> </a>- Adults who have collapsed, unrousable and NOT breathing.</p> <p><a title="CPR for babies" href="http://www.secamb.nhs.uk/files/cpr_baby.mp3" rel="nofollow" linkindex="72"> <strong> <span color="#964646" style="color: #964646;">CPR for babies </span> </strong> </a>- Babies who are unrousable and NOT breathing.</p> <p><a title="Collapsed Patient" href="http://www.secamb.nhs.uk/files/collapsed.mp3" rel="nofollow" linkindex="73"> <strong> <span color="#964646" style="color: #964646;">Collapsed patient in detail </span> </strong> </a>- Explains the complete scenario including checks for breathing, circulation, etc.</p> <p><em>These files have been prepared by </em> <a href="http://www.secamb.nhs.uk/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" linkindex="74"> <em> <span color="#964646" style="color: #964646;">Sussex Ambulance Service </span> </em> </a> <em>and comply with European Resuscitation Council Guidelines.</em></p> <p></p> <hr /> <h3>Other Links</h3> <p align="left"><a href="http://www.redcross.org.uk/What-we-do/First-aid" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" linkindex="77"> <span color="#964646" style="color: #964646;">British Red Cross - First Aid Tips</span> </a> <br />Simple, straightforward and easy to understand first aid tips</p> <p align="left"><a href="http://www.sja.org.uk/sja/first-aid-advice.aspx" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" linkindex="79"> <span color="#964646" style="color: #964646;">St Johns Ambulance<br /></span> </a>St John Ambulance believes that everyone should learn at least the basic first aid techniques.</p> <hr /> <p><em>These links all come from trusted resources but if you are unsure about these or any other medical matters please contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.</em></p>
<h3>Coughs & Colds</h3> <p>A cold is a mild viral infection of the nose, throat, sinuses and upper airways. It can cause nasal stuffiness, a runny nose, sneezing, a sore throat and a cough. <strong>Usually it's a self-limiting infection – this means it gets better by itself without the need for treatment.</strong></p> <p align="center"><iframe width="425" height="350" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/DyBlpmXEsp8"></iframe></p> <p>On average, adults have two to five colds each year and school-age children can have up to eight colds a year. Adults who come into contact with children tend to get more colds. This is because children usually carry more of the virus, for longer.</p> <p>In the UK, you’re more likely to get a cold during the winter months although the reasons why aren’t fully understood at present.</p> <h3>Treatment of a cold</h3> <p><img style="height: 253px; width: 169px; float: right; border-width: 0px;" alt="coughsandcolds" src="/images/coughsandcolds.jpg" />For most people, a cold will get better on its own within a week of the symptoms starting without any specific treatment. However, there are treatments that can help to ease your symptoms and make you feel more comfortable. These are available from your pharmacy, which means that you can treat yourself, rather than needing to see your GP.</p> <p>There is no cure for colds. Antibiotics, which treat infections caused by bacteria, don't work on cold viruses.</p> <h3>Self-help</h3> <p>There are a number of self-help measures that may help to ease the symptoms of a cold.</p> <ul> <li>Drinking enough fluids to prevent dehydration.</li> <li>Steam inhalations with menthol, salt water nasal sprays or drops may be helpful.</li> <li>Vapour rubs may help relieve symptoms for children.</li> <li>Hot drinks (particularly with lemon), hot soups and spicy foods can help to ease irritation and pain in your throat.</li> <li>Sucking sweets or lozenges which contain menthol or eucalyptus may sooth your throat.</li> <li>Gargling with salt water may help a sore throat.</li> </ul> <p>You should try to make sure you get enough rest if you have a cold. It’s not usually necessary to stay off work or school.</p> <p><a href="http://hcd2.bupa.co.uk/fact_sheets/html/colds.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" linkindex="48"> <span color="#964646" style="color: #964646;">Colds & Flu </span> </a> <br />A factsheet on the causes, symptoms, treatment & prevention of colds & the flu</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/coldsandflu/Pages/Isitacoldorflu.aspx" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" linkindex="49"> <span color="#964646" style="color: #964646;">NHS Choices - is it the common cold or the flu? </span> </a> <br />Colds and flu can share some of the same symptoms (sneezing, coughing, sore throat) but are caused by different viruses, and flu can be much more serious. Find out</p> <p><a href="http://www.bupa.co.uk/individuals/health-information/directory/c/colds" target="_blank">Factsheet - Common Cold<br /></a>Information about the diagnosis, treatment and symptoms of the common cold</p>
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