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FLU Vaccination Clinic's 2019 Book your appointment at the front desk..

Under 65's Wednesday 25th September and Tuesday 15th October

At 'Risk' patients under 65yr who have a medical condition i.e COPD, Diabetes, Immunosuppression, Stroke.(for more information please see Patient Advice opposite)

Over 65's To be eligible:-  65yr as at 31st March 2020.

Friday 4th October and Wednesday 9th October

Friends and Family Test

The Friends and Family test (FFT) is an important opportunity for you to provide feedback on the care and treatment you receive and to improve services. Please click the Friend & Family test on the menu to complete this survey.

Patient Advice

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!

Flu Clinic

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)
  • Diabetes
  • 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
  • Pregnant
  • Registered carer
  • People living in long stay residential care homes
  • If advised by your GP or consultant
  • BMI over 40

 

Health Visiting Services: Update on Registered to Resident for 0-5 year olds

Health Visiting Services

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 and well: www.nhs.uk/keepwarmkeepwell

Top Tips for Keeping Warm Leaflet

Patient Information Leaflet - Advice on Dementia

Advice on Dementia

Dementia Service Review - Events coming up:-

Dementia Up coming events

Anti biotic usageblue_yellow

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)



 
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