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Coronovirus Updates


Wuhan Novel Coronavirus if you are concerned that you have respiratory/flu or cold symptoms and have recently travelled or come into contact with someone who has recently travelled please do not come into the surgery. Stay at home, Isolate yourself and call 111 For latest advice and guidance please see the link below.


Are you up to date with the latest novel coronavirus information? Find out everything you need to know here: https://bit.ly/39kUEaT



STAFF TRAINING


Please be aware that the practice will be closed from 12.30pm on Tuesday 18th February for staff training and will re-open at 8am on Wednesday 19th February.




FLU VACCINATIONS


Protect yourself against flu this winter - ask about our flu vaccination clinics for eligible patients.


Please contact the surgery to check if you are eligible for a flu vaccination.




Evening and Weekend Appointments


We're working together with our neighbouring practices to bring you more appointments when our surgery is closed.


From 1st August 2019 you will be able to see a doctor or nurse on weekdays after 6.30pm, and on weekends at Liversedge Health Centre.


If you need an appointment at these times, please tell our receptionist who will be able to arrange the appointment for you. 

Information for our Diabetic Patients

Information for Diabetic Patients

As you are probably aware, there have been several changes to the way we, as a practice, deliver your diabetic care. As our nursing team has developed, we have tried to benefit both patients and staff in the way your care is shared between our Healthcare Assistants (HCA) and our Practice Nurses.

As you receive your reminder letter that, either your review or Annual Assessment is due, an appointment with one of our Healthcare Assistants is needed. This allows for blood tests and other measurements to be recorded such as BP, weight etc. Our HCA will then arrange for your follow up appointment with one of the Practice Nurses

.

Our annual assessments are now structured in a way which allows you to have time, before the appointment with the Nurse, to review your results as they are now posted out to you prior to attending. The "Care Planning Appointment" is for you, along with the Nurse, to plan your care in the next year and to discuss goals which will reduce, as much as possible, the associated health risks linked to diabetes. It is

your Care Plan to fill in as you wish.

Along with the "new" system, we now have to record your average blood sugar readings in a different way. We sent out information two years ago stating that this would happen, however the time has now arrived when results will no longer be recorded as a %, which we all knew as HbA1c. The measurement is mol/mol so readings look significantly higher but

does not mean there is more glucose in your blood.

When you are next at the surgery please ask for the original information leaflet which explains things a little further.



 
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