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PPG Open Meeting for All Patients 3rd July 2019

 

This year the Patient Participation Group (PPG) will be holding an informal meeting and we would like to invite you to attend on Wednesday 3rd July at 6.30pm until 7.30 pm at Holmwood Health Centre.  

 

This will be an opportunity to meet the current committee members, hear and see what has been achieved recently and raise any general issues that concern you and possibly other patients 

We need to know numbers attending so that we can plan the room, so if you would like to come, please RSVP by midday on Saturday 1st June, to ppg4tadley@gmail.com or by writing to the PPG Secretary c/o Tadley Medical Partnership, Holmwood Health Centre, Franklin Avenue, Tadley RG26 4ER

You can also use this email address, or write to the committee c/o Tadley Medical Partnership, if you are unable to attend but would like to submit a written question or raise an issue.

 

 

PPG Open Meeting

Wednesday 3rd July 6.30 pm – 7.30 pm

Holmwood Health Centre

Franklin Avenue, Tadley RG26 4ER

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Cervical Screening

Cervical Screening (Smear Tests).  Normal supply of testing kits has been resumed and we are now, once again, able to make appointments for Cervical Screening for eligible patients.

Temporary reduction in Nurse’s appointments

Due to staff shortages we regret we shall be reducing the number of appointments available with our Practice Nurses at both Morland Surgery and Holmwood Health Centre. This will affect our Travel Clinics especially and you may be directed to a travel health clinic elsewhere.

Boots and Superdrug offer this service in their larger stores and other providers are available.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and hope to resume our normal service as soon as possible.

Spotting the signs of sepsis -see video guide on Child Health page

Notice to all male patients 65 and over

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening (AAA) is being offered to all male patients who reach the age of 65 this year.  If you are eligible, you will receive an invitation in the post.  Please see this poster for more details.

If you are over 65 and have not had a scan or AAA surgery previously you can refer yourself by calling 01784 884859

Changes in prescribing Gluten Free products

Please read the guideline changes here

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directory of services available to adults in Hampshire

 

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  • Caring for a parent

    Watch this video on: caring for a parent at home

  • Telling people

    Caring responsibilities can make it difficult to maintain friendships or develop new ones. Telling your friends you're a carer is important so they understand and can support you.

  • Taking a break

    Caring for someone can be a full-time job, but it's essential that you take time out for yourself too. Read our guide to accessing breaks and respite.

  • Housing and carers

    Do you know your tenancy rights as a carer? Are you aware of all your care at home options? Do you need tips on moving someone around the home?

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