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Welcome to Stockwood Medical Centre

practice

 

 

We are confident that our website will provide clear and concise help and give our patients the information they require in an easy and convenient format. It has been designed with the patient’s needs at the forefront of everything, from checking surgery times to letting us know what you think of us.

  

Our Mission Statement



Staff Changes



4th Year Students

From 9th September to 31st January 2021 there will be 4th year students sitting in or running some GP consultations. The student will either sit in and observe the consultation and may ask questions or run the consultation. This is to aid learning they will soon qualify as doctors.

If you would rather a student was not present, please tell the receptionist or the GP you have the appointment with.



You can still contact your GP, 111 online or call 111 for help.  We'll give you the care you need

Our reception team are incredibly busy currently and are doing their best to ensure all patients are dealt with in a timely manner.  However, staff are experiencing an increase in abuse.  Physical or verbal abuse of staff will not be tolerated.  Please be kind.  We are all in this together.

 

This Video Consultation Guide will explain what you need and how to set up and start a video consultation with the surgery.



Flu Vaccination

Seasonal Flu Vaccinations 2020/21

If you are eligible for a vaccination but have not received a letter with details and instructions for this year, please contact the surgery.  You are at risk of serious flu complications if you are among vulnerable groups, including people over 65, pregnant women and those living with an underlying health condition, such as:

  • Chronic respiratory diseases
  • Chronic heart disease
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Chronic liver disease
  • Chronic neurological conditions, such as Parkinson's disease
  • Diabetes
  • Spleen problems, for example sickle cell disease
  • A weakened immune systems
  • Being seriously overweight (a BMI of 40 or above)

If you fall into any of these categories - there's a flu vaccine with your name on it.


We are now booking flu vaccinations for patients aged between 50 - 64 years who are not in the above mentioned groups.  We will be contacting you shortly with clinic dates.

 

If you have booked into a flu clinic, please • Do not arrive early for their vaccination session • Wear a face covering • Only bring the minimum number of belongings, take off your outer garments to expose the arm and drape these over the other arm • Come alone unless a parent or carer is required • Keep to social distancing requirements.




Corona Virus AdviceTest & Trace

This is an important announcement about coronavirus. If you have any symptoms of coronavirus such as a new persistent dry cough, fever or loss of taste or smell, please do not come to the surgery.

If you have been in contact with anyone with confirmed infection, please do not come to the surgery – please self-isolate for at least 7 days and check the latest information at www.111.nhs.uk/covid-19.  If your symptoms have become worse, use the NHS 111 online service.  If you do not have access online, please call NHS 111 service for further advice.

Most clinical appointments have been changed to telephone calls, so please wait for the clinician to call you, if you have a pre-booked appointment.  Following your telephone consultation the clinician may invite you to attend a face to face appointment at the surgery.  If you are invited to attend please do not arrive early as our waiting room is currently closed.

PLEASE ENSURE YOU WEAR A FACE COVERING IF ATTENDING THE SURGERY.  Click here for more information on when to wear a face covering, how to make your own and a printable exemption badge

 

Reduce the spread of the virus ensure you wash your hands regularly

Guidance for people shielding who are clinically extremely vulnerable from COVID-19

 

Routine appointments

If you have a routine appointment booked, eg for injections or dressings, still attend your appointment unless you have been notified of a cancellation.

 

Child Immunisations Clinic

Child immunisations will take place on Tuesdays, but please DO NOT BRING SIBLINGS.  When you arrive ensure we have your mobile number and you will then be asked to remain in your car with your baby until you are telephoned by the nurse for the injection.  If you do not arrive by car, please be aware you may be waiting in adverse weather.  Please come prepared.       

                  

Greater Stockwood Alliance


Greater Stockwood Alliance in partnership with Bristol City Council and St Monica Trust are coordinating volunteer support and help for those in need, aiming to reduce social isolation and loneliness locally.  They can help with providing transport to and from the surgery.  Please contact them on 07768 168575 (09:00 - 17:00 Mon - Fri) or email greaterstockwoodalliance@gmail.com.  They will need a couple of days notice of the appointment but will collect you from your home, drop you at the surgery, and wait to take you back home after your appointment.


Join your local Food Club supporting local families


 Every Mind Matters

Run out of your medicines?

This is the phone number and contact details to help you to access the adult community NHS health services you receive from Sirona in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

Sirona Care and Health

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