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Call for UK ban on 'grotesquely sugary' freakshakes
13 Nov 2018 01:04
Action on Sugar surveyed milkshakes on sale in the UK - one contained 39 teaspoons of sugar.
Fat-clogged cells explain why obesity can cause cancer
12 Nov 2018 16:02
A type of cell the body uses to destroy cancer gets clogged by fat and stops working, findings suggest.
Briton dies from rabies after cat bite in Morocco
12 Nov 2018 13:44
The individual was on holiday in Morocco, a country deemed high risk by public health officials.
Britain's first specialist wound hub to open
13 Nov 2018 19:06
Terror attack victims and injured soldiers are to benefit from research at the Birmingham centre.
'Fake ambulance' pulled over by Swansea police
13 Nov 2018 10:57
The estate car was covered in paintwork and logos that made it look like an operational ambulance.
Northern Ireland child post-mortem examinations to be done in England
13 Nov 2018 12:12
From January 2019 post-mortem examinations on children from Northern Ireland will have to be carried out in Liverpool.
You will be treated
as an individual and will be given due courtesy and respect at all times. You have the right to be treated confidentially.
Respect for religious and cultural beliefs
will be honoured.
We will answer the telephone
promptly and courteously.
will be made when requested and if a doctor feels that you are not well enough or are too infirm to attend the surgery. The final decision rests with the doctor. Where possible visits to be requested before 11.00am daily.
We may give you your test results
when you telephone the surgery or you may be asked to make an appointment with the doctor to discuss them.
On registering as a new patient
you will be offered a health check with the nurse.
You will be given a time to see a doctor
in accordance with the system used in this practice. If there is a substantial delay for any reason, you will be given an explanation.
Please allow at least 48 hours before collecting repeat prescriptions. Please also note repeat prescriptions can now be ordered online, anyone interested should ask at reception for details.
Routine referral letters
for hospital appointments will normally be dispatched within one working day of referral being agreed with the doctor. Urgent referrals for hospital appointments may be faxed, telephoned or provided as a hand-written note for a patient to take to the hospital.
We ask that you treat
our doctors and all practice staff with due courtesy and respect.
The first hour of the morning
can be extremely busy. Please take the advice given to you at the practice.
Let us know immediately
if you change your address or name and remember to give your phone number and postcode.
Please contact the surgery
between 8.30 and 11.00am for a home visit during the day which will be at the discretion of the doctor.
A home visit for a genuine emergency can be requested at any time.
are ordered for you, please ask your doctor or a member of staff about receiving the results.
Please let us know if you are unable to keep an appointment
. We can then offer it to someone else.
Please check our patient information booklet
for the procedure for obtaining repeat prescriptions.
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