Newsletter – July 2019
We have 3 new members of staff in the surgery as follows:
New Practice Manager – Vikki Gilligan
The practice manager is available to assist with non-medical issues regarding the practice and to receive any suggestions or complaints regarding the practice.
If you would like to speak with Vikki, please speak to the reception staff for advice.
New Practice Nurse – Jenny Schofield
The practice nurse is available for blood tests, bp, vaccinations and chronic disease reviews.
She works Monday to Friday and you can make an appointment for her over the phone or by popping in to the surgery.
Receptionist – Anna Zaras
Anna works most days on Reception and some administrative work for the surgery.
We have a dementia clinic held in the surgery once a month. This is for both carers and patients suffering with dementia. If you are interested in booking for yourself or someone you are caring for, please contact the surgery for more information.
Can we please ask all patients to attend their appointments, if you cannot attend please contact the surgery as soon as possible so that the appointment could be offered to someone else.
In the last month we have had 84 people not attend their appointment. improvement on the end of last year but we would still like to improve on this figure.
You would have to pay the following for tests and treatment if we did not have the NHS.
Broken Knee/leg (without surgery) £1100
Broken hand (without surgery) £680
Nursing procedures or dressings £350
Minor pain £190
Having a baby (without complications) £2790
Ambulance Cost £255