World Health Organisation Immunisation Week 24/4/2017
Measles is a highly infectious viral illness that can cause fever, coughing and distinctive red-brown spots on the skin. Rachel's daughter Lola contracted measles at the age of three. In this video, Rachel describes Lola's symptoms, how she was finally diagnosed with measles and the treatments she received. Find out about vaccinations to prevent measles and other diseases here
Demand for GP services continues to increase as the population ages. Please help us manage demand for appointments by considering whether you really do need to see a GP or nurse. For example, pharmacists can treat many minor ailments just as effectively. You can find guidance about this on the AdviceASAP website
is a website that gives you access to information, advice and support to help you,
and anyone you know or care for, stay independent, safe and well. It will help you to
find out what’s available in your local community and what you can do for yourself. Click here.
Did you know...
that when the surgery is closed, you can speak to and if appropriate, be seen by, an out of hours GP? If you phone the surgery when it is closed, your call will be automatically forwarded to the Gloucestershire Out of Hours GP Service. Alternatively, you can contact the service directly on 08454-220220.
The Friends & Family Test
The Friends & Family Test was introduced for GP Surgeries by the Department of Health on 1/12/2014.
This is a very short questionnaire which we would like you to complete each time you use our service.
The results will be published monthly on the NHS Choices and the NHS England websites.
For more information, visit http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/AboutNHSservices/Pages/nhs-friends-and-family-test.aspx
To complete a Friends & Family questionnaire online in respect of a recent consultation, please click on "Take the Patient Survey" at the bottom of this page.