Spring/Summer 2023 Practice Newsletter
Please note the practice will be closed on the following public holiday dates:
Friday 7th April and Monday 10th April
Monday 1st of May
Monday 8th of May
Monday 29th of May
If you require assistance on these days please contact NHS 24 on 111.
We wish Nicole Hood and Jean Thomson all the best for the future in their new ventures.
Our Practice website www.maybolemedicalpractice.co.uk
You can now order your prescriptions by telephone, prescription request forms in reception, online patient access and via our practice website. When ordering please state which pharmacy you wish us to send your prescription to.
Please DO NOT ORDER your prescriptions early and only order what you require as medications are not in short supply.
EXTENDED HOURS ENHANCED SERVICE
The practice is offering a limited number of pre-arranged early morning consultations on Tuesday and Thursday mornings between 8am and 9am.
These appointments are intended for patients who find it difficult to have appointments during normal surgery hours, perhaps due to work and travel commitments.
The practice is now offering a limited number of pre-arranged face to face appointments, along with telephone appointments.
If for whatever reason you cannot attend your appointment please contact the surgery in advance to cancel this.
If you fail to attend your appointment and have not cancelled in advance, you will receive a text message and this will be recorded on file and will be monitored.
QUIT YOUR WAY
Thinking about stopping smoking?
Quit Your Way have a drop-in clinic running every second Wednesday. You do not need an appointment, simply drop in and speak to a friendly Stop Smoking Advisor.
You will receive FREE support and FREE nicotine replacement therapy i.e. patches, inhalator etc.
If you need more information, please PM or call the helpline on 0800 783 9132.
GETTING YOUR TEST RESULTS
Please note, it is the patient’s responsibility to ring up for results of any tests carried out.
Please allow one week before calling for your results, unless the Doctor or Nurse has advised you otherwise. You can call the surgery between 10:00am and 5:00pm. If the result or letter follows from a hospital appointment, please allow 10-14 working days.
The practice has a strict policy regarding confidentiality and data protection. We will only release test results to the person to whom they relate unless that person has given prior permission for the release of this data or they are not capable of understanding the results.
The Receptionists are trained to give out the information that the GP has written on the result, but are not qualified to give out any further information.
If you are going abroad, make sure your immunisations are up to date.
Please visit www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk for all your travel needs.
You can also contact The Travel Clinic at Dalrymple Pharmacy on 01292 560 931
For the most up to date information please visit:
At the moment all health care settings are asking that patients still wear a mask when attending appointments or entering the practice. If you do not have a mask on arrival you will be given one by a member of the team.
WHEN YOU’RE ILL, KNOW WHO TO TURN TO
To find out more visit https://www.nhsaaa.net/services-a-to-z/when-youre-ill-know-who-to-turn-to/
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