BOOK YOUR FLU IMMUNISATION NOW
It’s very important that people who are at increased risk from the flu have their free vaccination every year. Eligible patients are: EVERYONE AGED 65 OR OVER (by 31st March 2019) click here for more information.
NEW TEXTING SERVICE -
IF YOU NEED TO CANCEL YOUR APPOINTMENT, PLEASE TEXT 07842190117 with your NAME, D.O.B, DATE and TIME of your appointment. This service is only for cancelling appointments.
Please note that from 3rd April 2018, we are delighted to inform our patients at Wellside Medical Centre and Charnwood Surgery that we will start working jointly together with a view that from April 2019 we will be fully merging to create one organisation and this will mean some changes. Please see more information in the newsletter and in the surgeries.
Dates For Your Diary
The surgery will be CLOSED from 12pm for staff training on the following dates
Wednesday 10th October 2018
Wednesday 7th November 2018
Wednesday 12th December 2018
Wednesday 30th January 2019
Wednesday 20th February 2019
Wednesday 20th March 2019
Opening time update
Updated information January 2018 - Change of Address- if you change your address we will need this in writing or in person and will ask that you bring written proof to the surgery, which has a date within the last 28 days for example a utility bill ( not mobile phone bill).
This practice currently offers the facility for patients
- To book, view, amend, cancel and print appointments online
- To order online, view and print a list of their repeat prescription for drugs, medicines or appliances
- To view online, export or print summary information from their record, relating to medications, allergies and adverse reactions
This is via TPP SystmOne using our website www.wellsidemedicalcentre.co.uk
If you do not already have a username and password for this system you will need to register by calling in to the practice in person with appropriate identification. Please enquire at reception beforehand as to the nature of identification that will be appropriate for this purpose.
We will seek necessary assurances from our clinical software providers to ensure that patients can request online access to their detailed coded records in a manner that is secure and safeguards the best interests of the patient.
We will inform patients when appropriate arrangements are in place and we will publicise and promote our online services using the practice website and waiting room posters.
PERTUSSIS IMMUNISATION CAMPAIGN FOR PREGNANT WOMEN
The Department of Health have recommended that pregnant women have the whooping cough vaccine from 28 weeks of pregnancy. Please contact the surgery to arrange an appointment with the Practice Nurse.
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening - 65+ Men
This year, men aged 65 will be sent an NHS screening invitation. Those aged over 66+ years can request a scan if they have not been screened before. For more information visit aaa.screening.nhs.uk or speak with your GP who will have a supply of the appropriate self referral form.
Not Sure What To Do When Your Child Is ill
Please note we do not accept samples at the surgery unless the Doctor has specifically requested you to bring one to the surgery.