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Welcome to The Elms Medical Centre

 

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This surgery website is used to present all our patients with up to date news and information about our practice. We will keep it current with any developments or other details that we feel are relevant to you. 

As well as a source of information about our practice, the staff and the services we provide, we hope you will use this website as a useful resource for other health-related information. Please have a look around and do send us some feedback if you like. We can use your ideas to improve our online services and further develop the content of this site.

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PATIENT PARTICIPATION GROUP MEETING

Our next Patient Participation Group meeting is on:

 

MONDAY 28TH APRIL 2014

7.00PM - 8.00PM

@ THE ELMS MEDICAL CENTRE - HOOLE

 

If you would like to join our PPG please email us or pop into the surgery with your contact details (name, address, telephone number and email address)

 

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YOU CAN NOW ACCESS OUR WEBSITE VIA YOUR MOBILE PHONE

 

www.elmsmedicalcentre.co.uk

 

  The Website will automatically display in a user friendly format when viewed by your mobile.  The mobile version only shows certain information read directly from the applicable pages on our website.  It is designed for mobile viewing so will automatically remove certain images to allow for an optimal mobile experience.  The mobile version will display the following:

 

News

Homepage

Opening Times

Contact Details

Online Services

 

Once the mobile version is opened on your phone it will allow you to add this to the home screen of your phone.  This will allow it to appear as an app-like version of our website stored on your phone .

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Pertussis (Whooping Cough Vaccination) for Pregnant Women

The new Department of Health Guidelines advise that all pregnant women in the UK are to be offered Pertussis (Whooping Cough Vaccination) to help protect their unborn babies from the disease.

Invites will be sent to patients who are between 28 and 38 weeks of pregnancy to have the vaccination.If you would like to have the vaccine please contact the surgery on 01244 351000 to make an appointment with a practice nurse.  Please note you do not have to wait to be invited before having the vaccine contact the surgey at any time.  If you have any further queries regarding the vaccine, please contact your midwife or make a telephone appointment with one of our practice nurses.

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The Elms Medical Centre Patient Questionnaires

Please find below patient questionnaires for Smoking Status and Memory Screening.The memory screening is for those aged 60 years and over.  We would be grateful if you could take the time to complete the questionnaire if relevant to yourself.  The forms are printable word documents and can be given in or posted to the surgery or they can be emailed to the Elms webiste:  Elms.medicalcentre@nhs.net  

The Elms General Health Questionnaire 

Memory Screening Questionnaire 

Smoking Status Questionnaire

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There has been a recent increase in cases of measles. If your child has not completed their two MMR vaccinations, please make arrangements for their vaccinations. If you or your child are un-immunised and are due to travel abroad, please contact the Practice Nurse to discuss.

Making Appointments at the Surgery - P lease contact the surgery on 01244 351000 to make both routine and urgent appointments with the GPs and Nurses

GP Care Plus
Extended Opening is available to all patients to book a routine appointment outside of practice opening hours. This service can be found at the 1829 Building at the Countess of Chester Health Park

Appointments are available
Mon - Fri 6.30-8pm
Sat 10am - 12pm

Please call 01244 385422 between 8am-6pm to book an appointment up to 2 weeks in advance

Out of Hours
Please ring 01244 385300. When the surgery is closed care is provided by GP’s and nurses employed by the Western Cheshire  Primary Care Trust and your doctor may not be on duty.

Home Visits
If you are too ill to attend surgery then please telephone 01244 351000 before 10-30am. State clearly the name and address of the patient and describe the symptoms. This helps the doctors to decide the urgency of the calls and plan their rounds.

Test Results
Please telephone between 11.30am and 5.00pm for the results of tests, x-rays etc.

Quit Smoking

A free friendly advice and support service is available to help you give up smoking. To get further information about stopping smoking either ask the GP or nurse when you visit them or phone 0800 0435134. Alternatively you can text quit4good to 60777, email quit@quit4good.org or visit www.quit4good.org

ROTAVIRUS

Rotavirus vaccination is given as part of the Childhood immunisations. Please speak to one of our Practic Nurses for more information.

 

 
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