Penny's Hill Practice Health Volunteers
Penny's Hill Practice together with our Volunteer group are organising the below activities which our patients might find interesting and useful:-
Walking Group, Coffee Morning and Knit & Natter
If you would like to get involved, please pick up a leaflet at the Volunteers desk in reception.
please see attached list of Social Activities & Help Organisations in the Ferndown Area
Activities, Clubs & Societies in Ferndown
Please be aware the GP practices have been advised not to sign 'Lasting Power of Attorneys'
Please refer to Age Uk website for further details www.ageuk.ord.uk
But please remember to give a copy for your file.
FIREARMS LICENSING - The GP's at Penny's Hill Practice are unable to assess patients for firearms certificates due to conscientious objections. They are aware of their responsibilities and obligations under GMC guidance on conscientious objection.
Information for Routine Immunisation
Complete Immunisation Schedule
Childhood Immunisation Timeline
Booklet - Imms for up to 1 yr
Shingles Vaccination Shingles
Aged 70 years? and anyone older but born after 1st September 1942, who has missed the vaccine.
Aged 78 Years? and anyone 78 or 79 who has missed the vaccine, should have it before their 80th Birthday!
If you are in one of the eligible groups please contact the surgery to book your appointment
Flu vaccination is recommended for the following patients/conditions:
- Over 65
- Chronic Asthma/COPD/Bronchitis (+ on certain medication)
- Heart disease
- Kidney disease stages 3/4/5
- Chronic Neurological disease
- Liver disease
- Stroke or transient ischaemic attack
- Weakened immune system due to disease or treatment
- Learning Disability
- Splenic dysfunction
- Registered carer
- People living in long stay residential care homes
- If advised by your GP or consultant
- BMI over 40
Please see attached for more information
Flu Vaccination Booklet
Protecting your child
Health Visiting Services: Update on Registered to Resident for 0-5 year olds
Health Visiting Services
Information regarding Meningitis W/ACWY vaccination
The Men ACWY Vaccination is available to students reaching the age of 18 years by 31st August 2017 and attending Further Education or University, an will remain eligible up until the day before their 25th Birthday. Info Men ACWY
If you are suffering from the Heat please see attached:- http://www.nhs.uk/livewell/summerhealth/Pages/Summerhealthhome.aspx?WT.mc_id=71001
Top Tips for Keeping Warm Leaflet
Patient Information Leaflet - Advice on Dementia
Advice on Dementia
Anti biotic usage
Public Health antibiotic leaflet .pdf
Self Care guidance for patients from the BMA website
http://bma.org.uk/working-for-change/improving-and-protecting-health/self-care (this link will open in a new window - popups must be allowed)