- Adult Mental Health Week click here for more details
- CHUMS (emotional wellbeing services for children and young people) click here for more details
- Keep your Head (information on mental health and wellbeing) click here for more details.
- The Kite Trust (support for LGBT+ young people) click here for more details.
Please remember your local pharmacist can offer professional free advice and can answer questions about prescribed and over the counter medications.
Vitamin D can be bought over the counter from your local pharmacist or health food shop. People at risk of Vit D deficiency are those under 5, pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, people who have low exposure to sunlight, People with darker skin and people over 65.
New guidance from the CCG is that GP's can no longer issue prescriptions for any medications that can be bought over the counter, such as Paracetamol, Calpol, Aspirin, or hay fever medications like Cetirizine. This includes both adults and children.
Please see below a link for videos on treating a number of minor illnesses including sickness, flu and fevers.
Please be aware that Smear test results are currently taking 4-6 weeks to process by the laboratory. You will be sent letters directly from them. The results do not come to the surgery first.
The most efficient way to order a prescription is to use our electronic prescribing system - click here to read more