Change of Wednesday Closing Times
Please note that from Wednesday 3rd January reception closing time will change from 1.30pm - 2.30pm to the new time of 12.30pm - 1.30pm.
The shingles vaccine is given to prevent shingles, a common, painful skin disease, available on the NHS to certain people in their 70s.
The shingles vaccine is given as a single injection into the upper arm. Unlike the flu jab, you'll only need to have the vaccination once and you can have it at any time of the year. The shingles vaccine is expected to reduce your risk of getting shingles. If you are unlucky enough to go on to have the disease, your symptoms may be milder and the illness shorter.
This is available to certain patients between the ages of 70 - 80, click here to use the Shingles Vaccination Calculator to see if you are eligible. If you are eligible and have not yet had the vaccination, please contact the surgery to make an appointment with one of our practice nurses.
10 Ways To Get The Most From Your GP
With the average GP consultation lasting just 10 minutes, Which? have been investigating how patients can make the time count. They interviewed 15 GPs – from newly qualified doctors to those with a lifetime of experience – to gather their tips and know-how.
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Farewell to Dr David Hannah
We wish Dr David Hannah a fond farewell, who has retired from general practice after moving to Hucknall in 1992. He has expressed his thanks for all the cards, gifts and well wishes he has received.
Welcome to Dr Abdel-Salam
We are pleased to welcome Dr Hannan Abdel-Salam who has now joined us as a GP Partner. Dr Abdel-Salam has previously done her GP training here at the surgery between 2013-2016.
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