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Patient Group meeting

The next PPG meeting will be held on Tues 8th January 2019 at 6pm. Any new patients wanting to attend should contact Tyronn Tate (Practice manager) for more details.

Dementia Friendly Practice 

We are now pleased to say we have been certified as a Dementia Friendly GP Practice. This is thanks to our Healthcare assistant, Beverly Batty's hard work. Please see the news page for more information.

Monday and Friday early morning and Saturday morning surgeries are now available to book online. These appointments should be used by patients who are unable to make it during normal working hours. 

Practice Health Information

Medicine Sick Day Rules

When should you stop taking your medications?

If you are unwell with any of the following:

  • Vomiting or diarrhoea (unless only minor)
  • Fever, sweats and shaking

Then Check with your nurse or GP to see if you need to consider STOPPING taking the medications listed here. Restart when you are well (after 24-48 hours of eating and drinking normally). 

  • ACE Inhibitors: Medicine names ending in pril e.g. Ramipril, lisinopril
  • ARBs: Medicines ending in 'sartan' e.g. Candesartan, Losartan and valsartan
  • NSAIDS: Anti-inflammatory painkillers e.g. Ibuprofen, diclofenac and naproxen
  • Diuretics: (water tablets) e.g. Furosemide, Indapamide, bendroflumethiazide, spironolactone
  • Metfomin: A medicine for Diabetes 

Arthritis Assessment Questionnaires

If you have arthritis affecting your hip or knee, your GP might ask you to complete a questionnaire which assesses how your symptoms are impacting on your life. Please print and bring to your consultation. 

Oxford Hip Score

Oxford Knee Score 

Assessment of Snoring and Sleep Apnoea

Your GP may ask you to complete this score if you or they suspect you have Obstructive Sleep Apnoea or if you report some or all of the following symptoms; excessive daytime sleepiness, suddenly waking up breathless or someone has noticed you have gaps in your breathing at night. Please print or make a note of your score and bring to your appointment. 

Epworth Sleepiness Scale



 
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