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Newsletter - May 2014 (.doc)
Extra Support during a power cut?
Do you need extra support during a power cut or do you know someone else that would need extra support? If so, sign up to the free register at UK Power networks or ring 0800 169 9970.
Self-Care for life
16-22 November is self-care for life week. For more info see www.nhs.uk/selfcare
Report a problem with a medicine
If you wish to report an adverse reaction to a medicine, the public can now report this via the yellow card scheme.
SEASONAL FLU CLINICS 2015!
Our Saturday clinics were a great success! If you are in one of the "at risk" groups or over 65 you are advisd to have the Seasonal Flu Vaccination.
Posted 12/8/15; Last updated 14/12/15
Don't Bottle It Up
Complete the Don't Bottle It Up alcohol test today in just two minutes at https://www.croydon.gov.uk/dontbottleitup It's quick, easy and confidential. Personalised results will be available on-screen and ideas for next steps, like making a plan for cutting down or finding out where to get support in the local area.
Virtual Patient Group and PPG Report 2014/15
Thank you to those patients who completed our survey regarding the virtual patient group. The results of this survey can be found as part of the PPG report 2014/15. The response was very positive and we now have 77 members in our new virtual patient group. If you would like to join us, please complete an application form at reception.
'Flowers set alight'
Mahendra Dwesar has written a beautiful book of short stories written in Hindi. Described as "amusing and mindblowing" by critics, 'Flowers set alight' costs £5 with all proceeds dedicated to the Royal Marsden Hospital. If you would like a copy, please contact Mahendra Dwesar on 020 8660 4750.
Patient Access Update!
Patients can now view medication, allergy and immunisation records online. You can also book & cancel routine appointments; request repeat prescriptions and update your contact details. To register for Patient Access click here - you don't need a letter from the practice to register. Coming soon.. view your test results online!
Tell us about your care today
Good or bad, your comments are really important and will improve the service for you and others. To leave feedback please visit I want great care.
From our website, patients can register to view, book and cancel appointments online via Patient Access. Patients can also view and request repeat prescriptions, as well as updating contact details. Coming soon! We will shortly be offering the facility to view your medical record online.
New Patient Information Helpline
Now available for those patients who have recently been discharged from Croydon University Hospital and have questions about their medicines. Patients can seek advice from the CUH Pharmacy Medicines Information Department on 0208 401 3059 between 2pm-4pm Monday to Friday.
Breastfeeding Support in Croydon
Baby Cafes are run by a lactation consultant/health professional with support from peer supporters and, at some groups, from NCT breastfeeding counsellors. Click here for updated information about breastfeeding support and baby cafe's in Croydon.
Tips from Surrey Physio
Did you know that there is self-help advice from Surrey Physio here on our website to help you overcome some of your aches and pains? Feel free to call Surrey Physio for a private consultation on 0208 685 6930 or visit their website: www.surreyphysio.co.uk
EPS - Electronic Prescribing Service
Parkside Group Practice now offers an Electronic Prescribing Service (EPS). EPS is an NHS Service. It gives you the chance to change how your GP sends your prescription to the place you choose to get your medicines or appliances from. If you use a regular chemist/pharmacy for your medications your prescription can be sent electronically from the GP surgery to your nominated chemist/pharmacy. For more information please speak to your pharmacy about EPS.
EMERGENCY SMS - SMS to the emergency services
The emergencySMS service lets deaf, hard of hearing and speech-impaired people in the UK send an SMS text message to the UK 999 service where it will be passed to the police, ambulance, fire rescue, or coastguard. Simply by sending an SMS message to 999 you can call for help and the emergency services will reply to you. For more info please see http://www.emergencysms.org.uk/
Visit your Pharmacy First for Minor Ailments
We are delighted to inform our patients about the Pharmacy Minor Ailments scheme which offers access to medicines, health advice and treatment from their local pharmacy without requiring prescriptions or vouchers. For further information, click our Pharmacies page.
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