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Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Programme 2018/19

If you are eligible for the Flu Vaccine and have not received this year, please contact the surgery to arrange an appointment.

You are eligible if you are in a Clinical Risk Group, Pregnant, Over 65, Carer, or Pre School Child (born between 02.07.14 - 01.09.16)

Clinical Risk Groups are as follows;

  • Chronic Respiratory Disease (eg COPD, Asthma that requires the use of inhalers)
  • Chronic Heart Disease
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Chronic Liver Disease
  • Chronic Neurological Disease (eg Stroke)
  • Diabetes
  • Immunosuppression
  • Asplenia or dysfunction of the spleen

Christmas Holiday Closures

The Surgery will be closed Tuesday 25th December & Wednesday 26th December 2018

We will re open on Thursday 27th December at 8.45am for morning open surgery

The Surgery will also be closed on Tuesday 1st January 2019

We will re open on Wednesday 2nd January at 8.45am

If you require a GP when we are closed you can contact the Lagandoc Out of Hours Service on 028 92 602204

Please ensure you order your repeat prescription in good time, to ensure you do not run out of your medicines when the surgery is closed.

 

New Patient Registration

If you live within our practice area you are welcome to register with us and our reception staff will be happy to guide you through the procedure. Eligibility can be quickly confirmed from your address so it would help if you could provide proof by way of a recent utility bill. We also require one form of photographic ID.

You will need to complete a registration form (GMS1) and a health questionnaire which will provide useful information whilst we wait for your medical records to arrive from your previous doctor.

The system for transfer of medical records, is that your previous surgery must send them back to the Central Services Agency in Belfast, who then send them to us. This generally takes 6-8 weeks, so if you are on regular medication, please ask your previous surgery for a Summary printout, which lists medication and major medical problems.

All new patients are offered a health check with a member of the healthcare team to ensure that any required tests are up to date and that we have an accurate note of any repeat medication you may be taking.

Medical treatment is available from the date of completion of the registration forms - a member of reception staff will go through the forms with you to ensure they are completed, and so there are no delays processing your registration [for example, if the form was returned to us from the Health Board. As mornings are busy dealing with patients, we carry out these in the afternoons strictly by appointment. Please contact reception for further information.

Please note, if registering a new baby, the baby must be on our system prior to arriving for 8 week injections.

Guide to GP Services

The Royal College of General Practitioners has produced a useful guide for patients about the services on offer at GP Surgeries and how to access them.  You can download the guide below.

pdf A Patient Guide to GP Services

 
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