Blood Tests at Central Surgery from 1st August 2024

From Thursday 1st August 2024, the Surgery will no longer be able to offer you a blood test appointment unless we have invited you to book. You will need to book an appointment at the hospital using this link www.pah.nhs.uk/our-services/service/blood-tests-30 or calling 01279 827163.

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Whooping cough cases continue to rise

If you’re pregnant getting vaccinated gives your child the best protection against whooping cough. Getting vaccinated is quick and easy. Speak to your midwife or contact your GP practice.

Think pharmacy first

Going to your local pharmacy offers an easy and convenient way to get clinical advice on minor health concerns, and now community pharmacies can offer treatment for seven common conditions without patients needing to see a GP.

The NHS App found in 22.6 million pockets across England

The NHS App is a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services and information on your smartphone or tablet. Millions of people are already using the NHS App to manage their health the easy way from the comfort of their homes.

NHS winter flu and covid vaccine

The adult covid and flu vaccination programmes had been due to start in October to maximise protection over the winter months, but now those most at risk including adult care home residents will be vaccinated from 11 September.

MMR and Measles

Measles is an infection that spreads very easily and can cause serious problems in some people. Having the MMR vaccine is the best way to prevent it.

Measles: Are you protected?

Parents are being asked to check children are fully up to date with their measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccinations by checking their vaccine record in their red book.

Get to the help you need — use 111 online

The NHS 111 online service can assess and direct people to the most appropriate local service, including urgent treatment centres, GP practices, and consultations with a pharmacist.

Better Health: Every Mind Matters

Looking after your mental health. There are little things we can all do to help look after our mental health. Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more.

Help us help you — Just think 111 first

When you think you need A&E, contact NHS 111 by phone or online. NHS 111 is free and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You answer questions about your symptoms on the website, or by speaking to a fully trained adviser on the phone.

Patient Questionnaire

We would be grateful if you could complete this survey about your general practice. Your doctors want toprovide the highest

Apprenticeship Programme

We are currently offering an Apprenticeship Programme here at Central Surgery. If you wish to apply, please see the below

Online Experience Survey

Tell the local NHS about your online experiences GP practices offer their patients different ways to access services, and our

Abuse towards staff

“In this video GP receptionists share the abuse they have experienced first hand. All have been frontline key workers during