** SHINGLES **
The vaccine is being offered to all people aged
70 (all those born between 2 September 1943 and 1 September 1944)
78 (all those born between 2 September 1934 and 1 September 1935)
79 (all those born between 2 September 1935 and 1 September 1936)
AMENDMENTS and REVIEWS
The district nurse who led the local team that cover this practice and another practice in Clay Cross has left in August for pastures new. There has been a recruitment drive and her replacement was put into post October, but as the area teams are being re arranged to make sure all areas are fully covered as much as possible while further recruitment goes on.
We have managed to recruit a few locums to cover now Dr Nawaz has finished his fixed term with us, and we are still advertising for a permanent GP to join our team.
We cater for over 6,000 patients at the moment, with plans and capacity in place to increase this number as the multi-million regeneration in the area gets under way.
After recent consultation with our patients through our ‘Patient Participation Group’, which is open to all patients, we have listened to the comments made and are implementing a lot of change to meet the needs of our patient in a better more accessible way. As well as future proofing the facility to meet the growing needs of residents in the area, we have facilities on site to develop as a training practice, where we can improve our skills so that future generations can continue to benefit from our medical expertise.
We have introduced new staff to enable patients to have access to a service where they can have 24hr blood pressure checks, and have simple electrocardiogram tests (ECG), which record any unnatural rhythms in the heart. Both have the potential to save hundreds of patients a trip to the hospital and anxious waits for specialist appointments about heart health.
We are also in the early stages of upgrading our branch sites at Tupton and Wingerworth, in order to improve the services at these sites.
Find out when our practice is open, what the GP consulting times are and what to do if you need help when the practice is closed. Find out more
Do you need to re-order your medication? Visit our prescriptions page and complete the online form. Find out more
Like To Register?
New to the area and would like to join our practice? We would be happy to help you. Fill in our registration forms and come see us. Find out more
The practice premises are accessible to disabled although there are no disabled toilet facilities at Wingerworth surgery.
Patient Partisipation Group - If you are interested in joining or would just like to know more about it, our next meeting is on Monday 25th November 2013 at 6.00pm at Clay Cross Medical Centre or contact us.
WE ARE PART OF THE HARDWICK HEALTH CONSORTIA GROUP
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