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New Self Help Leaflets detailed below....  

We are now booking the flu clinics for Autumn 2018 Call Reception 01444 233450 after 11am

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OUT OF HOURS - When we are Closed Please ring 111

FREE Blood Pressure Check

The Avenue site has an easy to use Blood Pressure machine. No need to book. 

You can now make routine appointments with GPs online. Visit reception with 2 forms of ID to get your login details.

If you already have your login letter from reception then click the link below to access the appointment login site.

Silverdale Online Appointments 

Appointments

bpConsultations are by appointment only and patients are able to book in advance. If you need to see a doctor urgently please tell the receptionist and an appointment will be made to see a doctor that day. These appointments are solely for the urgent problem and not for routine matters.

Please note that an appointment is ten minutes long. If you have several problems to discuss then you may be asked to make another appointment as this may cause the GP to run very late.  

For routine consultations please give as much notice as possible if you prefer a particular time or place. The partners prefer to run a personal list system which means you will usually see your own doctor. We feel this gives a higher quality of service. 

Extended Access

We offer extended opening hours by appointment only. There are a limited number of pre-bookable only appointments for selected Monday evenings from 18:30 and on Saturday Mornings. These appointments are ideally designed for people who have problems seeing their doctors during normal working hours e.g. commuters. Please ask reception about availability.  

bloodpressurePractice Nurses Appointments

In recent years, the role of nurses in general practice has expanded, and the illnesses and conditions that they can deal with have increased. Our Practice Nurses undertake consultations for all immunisations including childhood, travel, and flu; do cervical screening; family planning; health promotion, smoking cessation and education; removal of stitches, dressings; blood tests, ECGs (electrocardiograms); blood pressure tests; ear syringing; new patient checks. They also carry out follow-up reviews for asthma and COPD, spirometry, high blood pressure, diabetes and vascular disease

If you are unsure whether you need to see a nurse or doctor, ask a receptionist who will make an appropriate appointment for you.

Cancellations

It is your responsibility to cancel any appointment that is no longer required. Please let the surgery know as soon as possible and always before the time of the appointment. Missing booked appointments is very wasteful of limited NHS resources and denies access to for other people to earlier care. The practice monitors such missed appointments. If a person persistently fails to attend they may be asked to leave the practice. Please be considerate.

Telephone Advice

Some problems can be sorted out by telephone. You can leave a message for the doctor or nurse who will call back if necessary or leave a message for you on your computer records screen.  

 
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